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Medior/Senior JAVA Backend Engineer

Media Distillery / Amsterdam (NL)

We develop state-of-the-art technologies that change how consumers around the globe watch (online) television. We provide unique AI technology to understand what’s inside video. Our Deep Content Understanding™ solution generates next-generation metadata and enables consumers and media professionals to search and analyze video content in real-time and at unparalleled scale. Do you want to help us deliver the next ground-breaking innovative AI solutions that will revolutionize the video and media industry?

We believe in a way of working where a small team is responsible for the development and life of a full product. Those small teams have a lot of freedom and responsibility. You build it, you run it.

What you’ll do

  • Work in an agile environment in a small team to design, develop, test and monitor and expand one of our products.
  • Automate the development cycle and creation of our platform using Kubernetes, Helm, Jenkins and other tools.
  • Be an inspiration to the team, share your knowledge, best practices and offer guidance
  • Closely cooperate with the team in understanding and implementing new features to the platform
  • Facilitate the implementation and adoption of new tools and technologies like Cassandra, Elasticsearch and more.
  • Optimize our platform for large international clients in the television industry
  • Work and preach industry best practices


Who you are

  • You are passionate about Java but an all-round developer
  • You understand Linux server environments, Docker and Kubernetes
  • You are brilliant in using modern frameworks, such as Springboot.
  • You understand and have implemented different levels of testing (Unit, System, integration)
  • You have a “You build it, you run it” mentality and stay on top of the day-to-day operation of your software
  • You are fluent in English and you have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • You have the mentality to fix what is broken and continuously improve. Both systems and yourself.


It would be great if

  • You have worked with NoSQL technologies (Cassandra, Elasticsearch)
  • You have experience with CI/CD, system admin and cloud computing
  • You have a master’s degree in Computer Science


What we offer

Besides being able to develop the next generation of media experiences together with a fantastic group of international colleagues in an entrepreneurial startup environment we offer:

  • The opportunity to learn and develop yourself in a fast-moving company with lots of room for own initiatives
  • An annual training budget to work on your skills or to use for events
  • A monthly hackathon during office hours
  • Cool company events
  • Bi-weekly outdoor workout with our personal trainer
  • Everything you need for your home office
  • A laptop of choice for you to excel in your job
  • International team with lots of growth opportunities
  • Travel expenses
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility to work from home when needed (also after Corona)
  • 25 vacation days

And after Covid 19:

  • Every Friday Beer O’clock
  • Ping pong tournaments
  • Great coffee and free (healthy) snacks
  • Standing desks

Of course you can also count on a competitive salary, travel cost expenses, 25 vacation days, flexible working hours and remote working options.

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