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Backend Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Hybrid

Podme was founded in 2017 with a vision to enrich everyday life by taking podcast entertainment to its full potential. Podme is your go-to place for quality podcasts, and brings you a fresh selection of curated content, including popular titles found nowhere else.

Backed by Schibsted News Media, the largest media group in Scandinavia, we are now on a growth journey which requires us to strengthen the tech excellence in our company.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our app team, situated in Stockholm! The team’s mission is to offer the most smooth and enjoyable podcast experience, where users always find something to listen to.

Our tech stack in the team

  • C#/.net8,

  • Azure,

  • Kubernetes,

  • RabbitMQ,

  • SQL,

  • BigQuery,

  • microservices.

As part of your daily work, you will:

  • Design, develop, and maintain server-side components of our software applications

  • Write clean, efficient, and readable code using best practices

  • Work closely with the frontend developers to integrate server-side components with the frontend

  • Collaborate with product managers and other stakeholders to understand their needs and requirements

  • Ensure the scalability, reliability, and security of our applications

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the backend systems

  • Continuously improve the performance and efficiency of our systems, maintain a high quality of the Podme application and services

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technologies, industry trends and best practices to continually improve our products and processes

Who are we looking for?

  • Strong experience in C# and microservices

  • Experience with scalable cloud-based systems

  • You thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment

  • A self-starter with excellent spoken/written communication and the ability to work effectively in a team

  • Sense of ownership: taking ownership all the way from planning to coding and then running it in production

It's an advantage if you have

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Azure, RabbitMQ, building/maintaining SaaS products

  • Startup experience

A little peek at what we offer

  • Internal career growth opportunities

  • The flexibility of working from home, our team works in a hybrid setup

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

  • Wellness allowance and healthcare insurance

  • Access to Podme premium podcasts

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.

  • Technical interview (90 min): system design interview and potentially some computer science fundamentals discussions together with a code review exercise with 2 of our engineers.

  • 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.

Other information:

  • Hiring form: full-time, working 2-3 days a week from our office in Stockholm is both welcomed and encouraged

  • A relocation package is not offered for this opportunity at this time

  • Start: as soon as possible

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."
Larry Parker
Junior Developer
"I feel extremely inspired and fortunate to work with talented colleagues, many of whom had decided to return to Schibsted after a period of working elsewhere."
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."
Eoin Falconer
Data Enabler
"Schibsted allows you to turn your passion, energy and expertise into real-world solutions that touch millions of users."

Great Place to Work

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • We embrace diversity

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

About the company

Podme is a fast growing nordic podcast platform where you find some of the biggest, most liked and best (according to us) podcasts. What makes us unique is that we give our listeners access to our Premium podcasts which are exclusive and ad-free. Think Netflix, but for podcasts. We launched our service 2017 and today we have a great team of 50+ people that are focused on growth and further innovating the experience for our listeners.

Amanda Dahl | Contact Person

I'm interested

Stockholm | Hybrid
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