Principal Software Engineer
Perform Group
Katowice, Poland
5 d. temu

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As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for shaping the development and delivery of our DAZN product , launching exciting new features and rolling out new markets .

A successful candidate will have a proven ability in delivering highly scalable backend applications, a desire to work in a fast paced, Agile software development environment and a passion for building a world class product .

You will work across multiple teams, wherever there is a business problem or business opportunity and have the freedom and responsibility to identify what needs to be done to achieve DAZN’s long term goals.

Whether in a hands-on or guidance role, you will set the standard for engineering excellence ; inspiring and enabling teams to achieve high performance .

You will be someone that makes a significant impact across DAZN, influencing the products we launch, the technology we choose and the people with whom you workReporting into the Head of Software Development, you will be part of the Senior Leadership Group alongside Engineering Managers, Architects and other leaders across the technology function.

DAZN are changing the way people watch sports, by putting the consumer first, providing more sports, no ads, no long-term contract and a single, low monthly fee.

As part of the DAZN engineering team, you will play a lead role in this by designing and building world leading streaming services across web, mobile and TV platforms, working on new feature releases and evolving the next phase of our growth.

With a rapidly expanding company; growth within the team and opportunities to lead engineering initiatives are abundant.

We need people who want to help us build a strong engineering culture , and a fun, vibrant workplace

  • WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role Lead by example by being hands-on and working with our Scrum teams to deliver high quality, architecturally sounds systems;
  • earning their respect as a technical leader and helping DAZN meet its scaling targets50% Partner with Architecture, Software Engineering and Site Reliability / Platform teams to guide projects from systems design through to live support20% Ensure we stay ahead of a fast-

  • paced industry; identifying new languages, tools, frameworks, concepts and producing prototypes of how they will benefit DAZN10% Coach and mentor for Software Engineers;
  • fostering an environment of high performance and continual learning across our engineering teams10% Active participant in recruitment;
  • designing / reviewing tests, sitting on interview panels and exploring new ways to attract the best engineers to DAZN10% DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

    Skill Level (out of 4) 7+ years of experience leading the technical direction of high performing software engineering teams as either a Tech Lead or Principal Engineer4 Strong knowledge of Web protocols, node.

    js, distributed queue systems (Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, RabbitMQ, AWS SQS, etc.), SQL and no-SQL databases, cache layers (Memcached, Redis, etc.

    AWS or GCP, Kubernetes or Docker Swarm, Terraform or AWS CloudFormation and Linux4 In-depth knowledge of SDLC in a lean and agile development environment4 Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining distributed systems at scale in a cloud-

    based environment with hard requirements of low-latency, highly-availability and scalability4 Sound understanding of SOA, REST, Microservices and n-

    tier architectural styles and design (anti)patterns4 Strong experience with at least one SQL / noSQL database.4 Polyglot across several programming languages and paradigms, especially Object Oriented Programming and Functional Programming3 Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms that leads to high-

    performant and maintainable code3 Expert in maintaining live services at scale by measuring and monitoring system health3 DevOps advocate with expertise in building CI / CD pipelines, automated and continuous testing, proactive monitoring, everything-as-code, etc.3


    Industry recognition and credibility as a regular blogger and speaker at meetups and high-profile technology conferences Actively participates in open source projects and is a member of the open source community Experience of streaming or broadcast media and OTT product development


    Learn and Grow; On-going drive for learning and ability to apply new knowledge and skills Drive & Energy; Self motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.

    Teamwork & Collaboration; Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.

    Creativity & Innovation; Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business.


    Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive , dynamic , fun and fast-paced global sports At DAZN we’re building a global digital video subscription service , offering live and on-

    demand sports content across multiple connected devices (web, TV and mobile). We believe in putting the consumer first while providing more sport for a low monthly fee.

    We have a strong team here with people from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV. And we are working to launch in new global markets every year .

    Check out DAZN here : or have a look at our recent campaign for the J-League (football) in Japan :

    DAZN is part of Perform Group, which gives you the opportunity to work in a larger team with an in depth knowledge of the sports industry and a cutting edge advantage when launching new features in that market.

    DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles .

    DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit for more information.


    You’ll enjoy a competitive salary structure and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology for the most innovative sports digital products in the industry.

    Here’s what you will get at Perform :

  • Time for self-development at work Project Groups
  • Internal Workshops
  • Soccer Business League
  • Senior Working Groups
  • Private medical healthcare program
  • Multisport
  • Flexible work hours
  • Work from home
  • Breakfasts and fruits throughout the week
  • Need-Break Room with PlayStation, table soccer, ping-pong table and massage chair
  • And there’s more You’ll have access to the Perform Group online learning portal ( MindTools ) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development .

  • We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad ;
  • Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

  • Please Note some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.
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