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Web developer to SVT Play in Stockholm Web developer to SVT Play in Stockholm

Web developer to SVT Play in Stockholm

Employer SVT
Location Stockholm
Job category Utveckling
Last application day 2022-02-02
Good worklife balance Good worklife balance
Professional development
Professional development
New tech New tech
Union contract Union contract

Do you want to work with Sweden’s most used and popular streaming service? Welcome as a web developer to SVT Play in Stockholm!

For one week, SVT Play has almost 50 % of Sweden’s population as visitors to their site. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a tight collaborating agile team where you as a web developer will have great opportunity to develop yourself further as well as impact and influence one of Sweden´s most used streaming service.


At SVT Play you will have a varied and eventful days while working on one of Sweden´s most famous brands. Right now, there is an exciting time to join since more and more people are consuming television online.

In addition, we offer you:

  • Work in close collaboration with a team which is characterized by a strong team spirit. They are often working with MOB-programming and have a wide knowledge and are experienced within full stack development, accessibility, and streaming.
  • To innovate and test new technology and new solutions on our regular, recurring hacker Fridays and tech sprints.
  • Last but not least; at SVT, you´ll get a unique employer with a meaningful Public Service mission and a high commitment among its employees


In the position as a web developer you will work with React.js, Node.js and TypeScirpt. The team focuses on the video player solution and tasks related to it. You will work with both livestream material and VOD (video-on-demand). SVT Plays video format is HLS and DASH. In the team, you will get the opportunity to develop both new, exciting concepts while maintaining the existing solution, solving related bugs, and optimizing the viewing experience.

Your daily work will include:

  • Develop a modern web player where you will have great opportunities to contribute with your own ideas
  • Work with new technology
  • Work in a tight collaboration with other functions at SVT to ensure a world-class web player!


You will be working within the Web Player team, one out of five teams that works with SVT Plays Platforms. Today, the team consist of five persons: one Product Owner, three developers and one test- and quality manager. In addition to the web video player (used by all SVT´s services), the team is also responsible for the playback at Chromecast and Google Home. The team focuses a lot on experiments and measurability. At SVT Play, they are working in tight collaboration with Play Webb, which are responsible of play.se, Video Core which encodes video, and DataOps which handles SVTs internal measurements. At SVT we strongly value creative freedom and encourage you to freely express your ideas. Most important for us is your wellbeing and that you can thrive, feel good and have fun at work.. SVT are located at the SVT-building at Gärdet in Stockholm.


We are looking for a person who can challenge us with new perspective! You have a great understanding of modern development and a great interest in technology. In terms of personality, you thrive to work together with others, are curious and strive to develop. You are creative and contributes with your own ideas. Technically, you have previous experience and knowledge in React.js development and Node.js. If you also have experience of HLS and DASH, that´s seen as an advantage. We would also like if you have an interest in streaming, audio and video.


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.


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!


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Agile first selection

Our selection process is unique as we adapt it to our client’s changing needs. That way we define what is needed to succeed, not the skills needed to do the job. As part of the process, we use psychometric tests, or contact you for a brief chat.

Let’s connect!

If your experience and motivation match with the position, we will connect and together decide what the next step is.

Time to meet in person

Welcome to a personal meeting at Ada Digital. Here we will tell you more about the position and our client, while you tell us about your strength and desired future career path.

Visit at workplace

Now it is time to meet the company, the responsible manager, and maybe your future team. At this time, you might also do a case study or additional testing.

Background and reference checks


Congrats! The position is yours!