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Senior backend developer (Python 3)

THE FUTURE OF CONTENT DISCOVERY IS HERE

Tired of wasting time deciding what movie or show to watch? So were we and that’s why we built Playpilot - the ultimate streaming guide that helps you quickly find the best titles from Netflix, HBO Nordic, Amazon Prime Video, and more than 25 other services. We are tackling a problem that a huge number of households experience everyday, and the more streaming services that launch, the bigger the problem becomes. We describe ourselves as a neutral super-aggregator and unlike Apple TV, Sky TV or Telia Play, we gather EVERYTHING! Our user-base has grown more than 400% over the last year and we are only getting started. We however need more top-talent to help us scale fast enough, and if you think that's you - make sure to apply below!

WHY WE NEED YOU

We integrate with all connected services through a sophisticated indexing-/matching engine (built in-house) and we do so with 30+ services in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. We are currently expanding our operations (UK is the next market) and are in need of a senior developer that can further develop our database infrastructure, our indexing engine as well as integrate new data sources. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years professional development experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience of professional Python development
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Basic knowledge of internet security and best practices
  • Experience of working with git
  • Can communicate well in Swedish or English

MERITORIOUS

  • Django tinker or Flask fiddler
  • Cloud service wizard
  • Linux lover
  • Docker rocker
  • Movie muncher
  • Ping pong champion

OUR STACK

  • Backend stack: AWS, Docker (on Fargate), Python 3 (Django), Postgres (Aurora). Some external systems in GCP, written in Python (Django)
  • Frontend stack:
  • App: React Native, MobX, Expo
  • Web: Svelte / Sapper on Firebase

THE TEAM

You will be working together with a team of 7 skilled developers (total team is 14) out of which several are working from remote locations. You will be working full time (flexible hours), from our office at Valhallavägen 66.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm HQ

Valhallavägen 66
114 27 Stockholm Directions info@playpilot.com

Search Less - Watch More

Ever wished for a single platform to let you browse all of your streaming services? So did we, which is why we built Playpilot, a free search- and discovery engine that lets you explore all your services through a single interface. It's all about making content discovery easy, personalised and smart - so you can spend less time searching and more time watching :)

Beyond creating a single access point for all the worlds streaming video, we are working on a recommendation engine that can produce personalised tips from all services in your market and social features that let you follow your friends, famous critics, actors and directors.

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