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Back End Engineer

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Who we are

Since 2006 we have been building an innovative TV Application Platform for TV operators to give their customers access to the latest and most popular series, films, music and more. With the complete product suite, consisting of the TV App Store, App Manager, Dashboard and App Library, TV operators are able to launch, operate and monetize their own branded TV App Store. We are a market leader in the industry, with a broad portfolio of international customers that includes many of the largest media companies and operators in the world such as Vodafone, Liberty Global, KPN, NOS, Turkcell and beIN, offering content owners a reach of millions of TV viewers worldwide.

From our offices in Rotterdam, Wroclaw and Silicon Valley we are working with a dedicated team of ambitious colleagues on innovations in the field of technology and entertainment every day. We are expanding rapidly and are looking for enthusiastic, talented and creative colleagues who want to grow along with us.

Job description

You will become a part of the development team (consisting of 40 dedicated team members, including App Developers, Testers, Graphic Designers and Backend/Framework Developers) and are responsible for the development and maintenance of all backend services for our TV App Store and associated TV applications.

The App Store is continuously under development as we are glad to supply innovative products to our customers. In addition to innovation, the challenge lies mainly in the code-technical aspect and the maintenance of the cloud architecture. There is an extensive cloud architecture with >99.99% uptime that serves more than 100TB of data per month worldwide and has to handle 2500 requests per second at peak times.

Core responsibilities

  • Development of micro services that form our cloud infrastructure;
  • Be an integral part of the team helping in designing, building, testing and deploying changes to existing software on our Cloud infrastructure;
  • Plan and strategize the improvement of the Cloud infrastructure;
  • Ensure the continuous operation of +400 VMs, Caches, Proxies and Points of Presence that power our Cloud infrastructure.

Job specification

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or similar technical area is a must;
  • Relevant experience as a back-end Engineer is a must;
  • Extensive experience with NodeJS, Amazon AWS (EC2) and MySQL is a must;
  • Experience with Puppet, Python, Redis, ElasticSearch and Docker is a plus;
  • You have an excellent command of the English language, in word and in writing;
  • Furthermore, you are accurate, structured and a team player, who is able to work independently and take on responsibilities.

Compensation

We offer you a dynamic role in an environment with a promising future, where there is room for individual and professional growth. You will get a working spot in an inspiring environment with the latest equipment, so you can get the most out of yourself and the job.

Besides a good salary (depending on knowledge and experience) you will get a laptop and mobile. Metrological is so rapidly growing that there are virtually unlimited career opportunities.

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