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Senior Frontend Software Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm, Sweden +1 more
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm, Sweden +1 more

Are you ready to have a broad impact at Schibsted and play a key role in our data strategy?

Schibsted is on a mission to become the most data-empowered company in the Nordics! We are a family of over 55 brands (and growing!), which consists of leading Nordic marketplaces, world-class media houses, and digital companies.

Data Foundations is the central department within Schibsted working to empower our businesses to deliver value by leveraging data - always with our users' best interest at heart. Our data platform ingests 1 TB of data daily from all of Schibsted's web and native applications, and our products are used within the company for machine learning, analytics, personalization, segmentation, and advertisement.

As a frontend engineer across Data Foundations, you will be part of ambitious, diverse, and empowered teams, which develop products for all the ​​Schibsted brands and Schibsted Marketing Services (our ads sales department). Our vision is for Schibsted to be able to: "move from data to impact across the ecosystem in a day", which is done by executing our mission: "provide Schibsted with the foundation for data capture, enrichment, and activation".

Your main responsibilities

You will play a key role within Data Foundations together with other frontend and software engineers, in empowering the Schibsted family to leverage data, with user-friendly products.

The products you'll be working on

  • “Pulse” is a suite of state-of-the-art fully-featured end-to-end data collection (mobile apps and websites), streaming, transformation, and storage services

  • “ATE (Audience Target Engine)” is a data management platform developed and owned by Schibsted. It allows our brands to create segments of users based on data from all Schibsted brands

As part of your daily work, you'll be

  • Developing and maintaining user-friendly and engaging products for our internal customers: software engineers, data engineers, data scientists, data analysts, and ads campaign managers, across Schibsted

  • Promoting sound engineering practices and helping to drive technical strategy and roadmaps

  • Taking an active role to drive architectural decisions, sharing knowledge, and collaborating across Schibsted teams to figure out how we can provide the best possible platform for our users. This role requires autonomy and a willingness to figure out together with our engineers, product manager, and product designer what our end users need

  • A part of a multi-functional team of different domain specialists (incl. product management and UX design) working closely with other teams across our department and Schibsted (News Media, Nordic Marketplaces, Venture companies, and Advertisement)

Our tech stack

  • Our main programming languages are Typescript , Javascript , Scala, Kotlin, Java, and Swift. The frontend is based on React , Material-ui , and Node.js API

  • Our infrastructure is mainly built inAWS (S3, Cloudfront, Cloudformation, Route53, some EC2, dynamo DB, ALB, PostgreSQL), Kubernetes, Aiven, Datadog, Humio, Spinnaker, Travis, Artifactory, and Github. For data analytics and streaming, we use e.g. AWS, Aiven, Spark, AWS Lambda, and Kafka

What we are looking for

  • Have proven and extended experience in tackling complex technical problems, and balancing between business deliveries and technical improvements

  • Have a "can-do-attitude", meaning curious, willing to deal with problems, investigate unclarities, learn new technologies (including parts of our ecosystem)

  • Have an ownership mentality, proactively seeking the highest value responsibility and taking accountability for it

  • Actively strive to share knowledge and best practices in a supportive environment, promoting continuous improvement

  • Have scoped and implemented gold standard solutions that are easy to understand and reusable

  • Understand and care about the importance of creating a well-documented and tested frontend for software services

Your Skills & Experience

  • You have a strong proficiency in modern JavaScript, CSS, HTML, applied to a React/Typescript ecosystem

  • You are experienced in working with data from a variety of storage technologies (like PostgreSQL and DynamoDB)

  • You have good knowledge of architecture and design (patterns, reliability, scalability, quality) of microservices and cloud infrastructure

  • You are comfortable with deploying and operating services in a cloud environment

  • Extended experience in engineering and implementing reliable, simple, and intuitive frontends

  • You have a proven track record of gathering and interpreting requirements, solving challenging technical problems, and learning new technologies and code practices

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral, and a great team spirit

It's an advantage if you have

  • Experience with any of the following areas: AWS, Kubernetes, and large-scale data pipelines.

  • Interest in Big Data and would like to develop yourself in the Data Engineering area.

  • Experience with developing and maintaining JavaScript/TypeScript SDK or library code for real users (e.g. open source projects).

  • An interest in DX (Developer Experience) – how do we make better products by helping other developers?

  • A passion for metrics, monitoring, and code "transparency"

A peek at what we offer

  • Internal career growth opportunities

  • The flexibility of working from home

  • Excellent work equipment of choice at home and at the office

  • Central office locations

  • Opportunity for development of competencies, conferences, and various knowledge-sharing events such as hackathons, innovation days, etc.

  • 2 lab days every month to explore new technologies and development ideas connected to our work

  • A good budget for learning; opportunity to take on various learning courses and classes through our Schibsted Learning Lab, LinkedIn Learning

  • Pension scheme

  • Schibsted share saving and matching plans

  • Wellness programs (e.g. running, yoga, classes with a coach...etc.)

Our Interview Process

  • Recruiter screening (30 min): An initial call with the tech recruiter. We'll tell you a bit about us, answer any questions you may have, and learn about your background and what you're looking to do

  • Home assessment and code review, or a live coding interview (60 min): a take-home exercise (preferably in Typescript) with a follow-up discussion where you meet two of our engineers or a live refactoring coding interview

  • System design interview (60 min): System Design interview and potentially some computer science fundamentals discussions

  • Values interview (45 min): meeting the Engineering Manager and Product Manager focusing on your previous experiences as a teammate in various situations

  • Offer extended! If you are interested in talking to more potential coworkers or have additional questions, we will also arrange any additional chats for you

Work with great people

Anniken Ore Larssen
Product Manager
"At Schibsted you meet people who cheer each other on, creating great products facing millions of consumers every day."
Stina Janson
UX Director
"Schibsted has the fantastic combination of having the strengths of a large organization and being a place for innovation, growth and new initiatives."
Egil Martinsson
Machine Learning Engineer
"Schibsted is an awesome place to work with Machine Learning at scale. We really try to foster a culture of high ambition & lots of fun"
Joanna Eriksson
Data Engineer
"Schibsted is a great workplace with amazing people, interesting technical challenges, and a constant strive to always be better."
Maria Slanova
Machine learning Engineer
"På Schibsted får du möjlighet att arbeta med briljanta människor från hela världen och göra innovativa idéer till verklighet."
Joanna Eriksson
Data Engineer
"Schibsted är en arbetsplats med fantastiska människor, intressanta tekniska utmaningar och det finns en ständig strävan efter att alltid bli bättre."
Armin Catovic
Senior Data Scientist
"Vår tech stack och den otroliga mängden data som vi arbetar med är otroligt attraktiv för utvecklare, data scientists och ML-ingenjörer där ute."
Egil Martinsson
Senior Data Scientist
"Det är en fantastisk arbetsplats för den som vill jobba storskaligt med machine learning"
Anniken Ore Larssen
Product Manager
"У Шибстеді усі підбадьорюють та підтримують одне одного, створюють неймовірні продукти для мільйонів споживачів кожного дня"
Egil Martinsson
Machine Learning Engineer
"Шибстед це виняткове місце для масштабної роботи з Machine Learning. Ми формуємо культуру великі амбіції & забави"
Stina Janson
UX Director
"У Шибстеді фантастично поєднується комбінація потужностей великої організації та простору для інновацій, розвитку та нових ідей"
Joanna Eriksson
Data Engineer
"Шибстед - це чудове місце для роботи, з неймовірними людьми, цікавими технічними викликами та постійним прагненням до розвитку"

Great Place to Work

  • Karriärmöjligheter inom Schibstedfamiljen

  • Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats

  • Personlig utveckling och lärande inom Learning Lab

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • We embrace diversity

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • Personlig utvikling og læring i Learning Lab

  • 5000 fantastiska kollegor i fyra länder

  • Schibsted Life erbjuder fysisk och mental träning

  • Jobba med välkända produkter och tjänster

  • Bli del av mangfoldig, inkluderende arbeidsplass

  • Karrieremuligheter i Schibstedfamilien

  • Mer enn 4500 fantastiske kollegaer i 4 land

  • Styrke kropp og sinn med Schibsted Life

  • Jobb med anerkjente produkter og tjenester

About the company

Schibsted is a family of digital brands with a strong Nordic position, and more than 5,000 employees. Millions of people interact with our companies every day through our leading online marketplaces, world-class media houses. We also help new promising businesses grow. Our joint mission of empowering people in their daily lives. We are a fearless force for change in a society built on trust and transparency.

Data & Tech is a central product and tech unit that serves all of Schibsted. We are about 350+ people in Oslo, Stockholm and Krakow, and collaborate closely with other product and tech teams in all units in Schibsted. Areas of responsibility include data & technology strategy, privacy/data trends/responsible data & machine learning, information security, and internal IT.


1839Christian Schibsted 
founds a Printing House

1860Aftenposten is established,
 soon becoming a favoured and trusted media channel.

1966Schibsted acquires VG that
at the time had a financial crises.

1996Schibsted buys Aftonbladet,
 today the primary news source 
in Sweden.

1998Schibsted acquires Svenska Dagbladet, one of Sweden’s leading national quality newspapers.

2000Finn.no is founded.
 The marketplace has 
been enormously popular
in Norway ever since.

2003Blocket is acquired. Today 
the number one market place 
in Sweden.

2005-2021Schibsted Growth 
starts investing in
various digital brands.

2006The international expansion of 
Schibsted classified business is
 starting.

2009Fædrelandsvennen, Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftenblad are fully incorporated in Schibsted

2009 – 2019Schibsted Growth expands the portfolio,
 by 2019 it consists of more than 20 brands.

2019Adevinta is listed at Oslo Børs. Schibsted’s international Marketplaces is spun off into a 
separate company.

2019Schibsted's international marketplaces are spun off into a separete company - Adevinta

2020Schibsted aquired 100% of Oikotie

2020Adevinta acquires 100% of eBay Classifieds Group creating the worlds largest online classified company

2021As part of the agreement in 2020, Schibsted buys eBay's online classified businesses DBA.dk and bilbasen.dk

1839Christian Schibsted grundar tryckeriet Schibsted Förlag

1860Aftenposten etableras och blir snabbt en prioriterad och betrodd mediekanal

1966Schibsted köper VG

1996Schibsted köper Aftonbladet, Sveriges primära nyhetskälla idag

1998Schibsted köper Svenska Dagbladet, en av Sveriges ledande nyhetstidningar

2000Finn.no grundas. Norges mest besökta marknadsplats.

2003Blocket förvärvas. Den dominerande marknadsplatsen i Sverige idag.

2005-2021Schibsted Growth börjar investera i digitala bolag

2006Den internationella expansionen av Schibsted Classified startar

2009Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad och Fædrelandsvennen blir helt integrerade i Schibsted

2009-2019Schibsted Growth utökar portföljen som vid 2019 består av över 20 bolag

2019Adevinta listas på den norska börsen. Schibsted’s internationella marknadsplatser etableras som ett eget bolag.

2020Schibsted köper 100 % av Oikotie, en finsk multi-vertikal online marknadsplats. Schibsted har ägt Tori.fi i mer än ett decennium. Förvärvet av Oikotie markerar Schibsteds ambitioner att utöka sin närvaro i det finska segmentet av onlinemarknadsplatser.

2020Adevinta förvärvar 100 % av eBay Classifieds Group och skapar världens största onlineklassificerade företag

2021Som en del av avtalet 2020 köper Schibsted eBays onlineklassificerade företag DBA.dk och bilbasen.dk

1839Christian Michael Schibsted grunnla Schibsted forlag

1860Lansering av Christiania Adresseblad - som senere byttet navn til Aftenposten

1966Schibsted kjøper VG som på det tidspunktet gjennomgikk en økonomisk krise

1996Schibsted kjøper Aftonbladet, i dag den viktigste nyhetskilden i Sverige

1998Schibsted kjøper SvD, en av Sveriges ledende nasjonale avis

2000Finn.no blir etablert. Markedsplassen FINN har vært enormt populær i Norge siden etablering.

2003Schibsted kjøper Blocket. I dag den største markedsplassen i Sverige.

2005 - 2021Schibsted Growth starter å investere i ulike digitale selskaper

2006Den internasjonale ekspansjonen av Schibsted classified starter.

2009Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad og Fædrelandsvennen er fullt innarbeidet i Schibsted

2009-2019Schibsted Growth utvider porteføljen, innen 2019 består den av mer enn 20 selskaper.

2019Adevinta blir børsnotert på Oslo børs. Schibsteds internasjonal markedsplasser blir etablert i et eget selskap.

2020Schibsted kjøper 100% av Oikotie, en finsk multi-vertikal online markedsplass. Schibsted har eid Tori.fi i mer enn et tiår. Oppkjøpet av Oikotie markerer Schibsteds ambisjoner om å utvide sin tilstedeværelse i det finske segmentet av nettbaserte markedsplasser.

2020Adevinta inngår avtale om å overta 100% av eBay Classifieds Group, og danner dermed verdens største online rubrikkselskap.

2021Som en del av avtalen i 2020 kjøper Schibsted eBays nettbaserte rubrikkvirksomheter DBA.dk og bilbasen.dk.

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