Java/Kotlin Backend developer to SVT in Stockholm

Java/Kotlin Backend developer to SVT in Stockholm

Do you want to work with one of Sweden's most liked streaming-service? Welcome to SVT as a java/kotlin backend developer!

Over 70% of all internet traffic is connected to streaming of digital video and as Backend developer at SVT you get to contribute to their delivery and improvement of Video on Demand! It is a fast-growing area and with us you will be involved in several exciting projects where your work contributes to optimization and an improved streaming experience for SVT´s viewers!

The Opportunity

With us, you become part of a modern, fast-moving and innovative organization where we are humble and respect each other. Our products are the result of our employees, and in order to continue delivering products to the Swedish people we prioritize our development department. With us you will:
  • Work with cutting-edge technology with video encoding, packaging and distributed systems
  • Be part of a cross-functional team that works autonomous, agile and innovational
  • Work at a safe and unique organization with a meaningful Public-service mission
Your Challenge

As a backend developer, you work with the functionality within our backend systems with a focus on stability and sustainability. You work in a modern development environment where you are an important member of a tech-savvy team responsible for developing the best streaming service.

Here you will, for example:
  • Continuously deploy in the cloud using Kubernetes and CI/CD pipelines in GitLab
  • Experiment with new solutions to improve the viewers streaming experience as well as work at SVT
  • Manage the streaming data using Apache Kafka
The Team and Work Place

You will become a part of the Video Core team consisting of 5 people, we are three developers, one R&D engineer and one Product Owner. Since we work with innovation, we have a close collaboration where we discuss solutions together. It´s important to us to focus on quality over speed and we like to try out new tools, especially Open Source. At least one day a week you can find us all together in the SVT House in Gärdet. Remaining days of the week some of us are working at the office and others from home making sure all the puzzle pieces of life go together.

In addition to the Video Core team, there are possibilities to collaborate with other teams at SVT in both development at production. There´re also possibilities to work with external partners within audio and video production if that´s your cup of tea.

About You

As a person, like us, you thrive in an environment with close collaboration where new ways of thinking, ideas and initiatives are at the center. You have a positive attitude and like to work on technical challenges with an eye for detail. Furthermore, you enjoy freedom under responsibility where you take the initiative to achieve results and create value for the business.

We would like you to have a few years of experience in backend development with Java or Kotlin. Previous experience with Apache Kafka, Kubernetes and cloud technology is meritorious. Furthermore, you have good knowledge of English as we use it for internal documentation.


We have chosen to work with Ada Digital in this recruitment. Their recruitment process focuses on transparency, inclusion and a fast moving candidate experience. And now we want to know more about you - on your own terms! To apply, please fill out the short form, briefly motivate why you are interested in the position, and attach your CV or LinkedIn-profile. No additional documentation is needed. You can then, in real-time, follow your application online as our recruiters are working with it. We work with a continues selection process which means we might hire a candidate before the final apply date, so apply already today! Interested and want to know more? Please contact our recruiter today. We are looking forward to connecting soon!
Mer info
Kontaktperson Emil Lindberg
Telefon 0737450436
Email Mejla Emil Lindberg
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Data & IT, Utvecklare, IT-Arkitektur
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Rekrytering hanteras av Ada Digital
Sista ansökningsdag 10 feb 2023 (2 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

SVT is the Swedish public service television company with the widest range of programming of all TV companies in Sweden - Our mission is based on a democratic idea. Our vision is to contribute to a more inquisitive, informed Sweden. Our aim is to create content that engages, entertains, and enriches - in the service of the public. At SVT, there are over 120 different professional's positions, and we have the whole chain from production to distribution. Our business is conducted independently in relation to political, commercial, and other interest in the society. We are financed through a public service fee that's collected via the tax. We want to contribute to a Sweden where everyone is more curious and knowledgeable. It requires that we give employees the right conditions to be able to succeed. SVT should be a workplace where everyone gets the chance to develop, finds fellowship and thrives. We are convinced that a wide range of experiences, knowledge and backgrounds of our employees is a prerequisite for us to fulfill our mission to be there for everyone in Sweden. As an employee, you are entitled to an occupational pension, free medical care, wellness allowance and collectively agreed benefits during parental leave. And above all, you are becoming a part of something bigger - our important mission.