Schibsted Media Group is
an international media group with 6800 employees in 31 countries. From
Mexico to Malaysia, from Brazil to Norway – millions of people interact
with Schibsted companies every day. We ensure that new and old sofas can
be sold. News reports are read and watched when, where and how
consumers want. Weather reports are checked with quick online services.
Carpenters are found through a couple of clicks. Prices are compared and
the latest fashion is browsed... these examples are just some of the
ways our services empower people all around the world in their daily
Schibsted Products & Technology is a
brand new technology start-up within Schibsted, with offices in London,
Stockholm, Barcelona and Oslo. Our philosophy is built on keeping an
open mind, challenging ourselves, and the status quo. The goal is to
shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude in
addition to technical skills. If you are driven, ambitious, not afraid
of challenges and thrive on finding new solutions, we want to hear from
The overall mission of Schibsted Products
and Technology is to develop the common global product platforms and
technology infrastructure necessary to create data and identity based
ecosystems; empowering local entrepreneurs, delighting users, and
driving Schibsted’s future growth. With over 250 million monthly active
users under our belt, we're able to harness huge amounts data to provide
insights on a global scale. Together with our deep local expertise,
we've got a winning combination.
As a Front-End
Engineer, you will help build state of the art systems that power
Schibsted’s various properties that serve over 200+ million users every
month. Your client code will be integrated into dozens of properties and
your code will feed data to many parts of Schibsted’s ecosystem. You
will be creating new features for millions of Schibsted’s users, as well
as building responsive and elegant internal and external web
- Working in a multi-disciplinary team across Europe, develop client code that can be used by many disparate properties.
- Develop prototypes quickly but deliver production code that can scale to our large user base.
involved in a full spectrum of front end engineering, including new
features and new applications but also tools to support experimentation,
localisation and customisation.
- Develop and implement systems using best practices and tools. Document and communicate them.
- Be creative and experiment with new solutions but pragmatic and committed to code optimization, maintainability, and quality
- Work with product owners and designers to prioritise and hone features.
web applications for maximum speed and scale. Support diverse clients
from high end desktop computers to mobile devices for emerging markets.
- Excellent experience in web development for both desktop and mobile platforms.
- Previous development experience with either Java, Python, or C++.
Modernizr, Closure, AngularJS, Polymer, Node.js, RequireJS, React,
- Experience with HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, RESTful APIs.
understanding of web performance, scalability, and implementation
constraints.High comfort level working with multiple stakeholders from
different parts of the organization toward a consensus.
About the team:
will deliver a brand new marketplace product for Schibsted that will
touch every aspect of Schibsted’s technology stack and we are recruiting
broadly across all skills and levels. This new Marketplace will deliver
to 13 marketplaces in 2016 and eventually across all of Schibsted’s
We are building one personalised UI
that serves all of our marketplace sites globally touching 250m users
across different regions on a single platform building a single product.
As part of this, Schibsted is building a raft of microservices to power
our new platform and cutting edge mobile apps delivering technologies
such as a dynamic experimentation platform, personalisation, real time
messaging, deep customisations and client side deep learning networks.