Data Engineer

  • Stockholm
  • Full-Time
Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open 
podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.
Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners 
through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion 
listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 30,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has nine local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada. In recent years, Acast has undergone an expansion with continued strong growth, with net sales increasing from SEK 180 million in 2018 to SEK 592 million in 2020. As a result of Acast’s recent growth initiatives, the number of listens grew from approximately one billion (2018) to three billion (2020). In the second quarter of 2021, Acast had 880 million listens and an organic net sales growth of 130%. Acast was co-founded by Johan Billgren, its current Chief Product and Tech Officer, and is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

About the role
We are looking for Data Engineers to join our purpose-driven product teams that will create data-driven products. We are currently hiring for two of our teams, one which works with enabling our content creators to gain more insights and the other one focused on our ad technology.  
In this role, you will work with other engineers, product owners within a cross-functional agile team.

Who you are
  • You have experience with at least some of the AWS big data offerings: EMR, Glue, Athena, DynamoDB, RDS, ECS, Fargate, etc.
  • You are proficient in Python and want to learn and work with Node.js and TypeScript which we use for surrounding systems and infrastructure as code.
  • You have experience from operating and maintaining both datasets and infrastructure.


  • Where you’ll be
  • Most of our teams are hybrids with some members co-located in offices and some working remote. With a remote first way of working we want you to feel productive regardless of work location!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the UK or Sweden
  • Working hours? We want to avoid teams distributed over time-zones, so this team will operate within the CET time zone for collaboration. This setup allows us for more flexibility and work-life balance.
  • Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open 
    podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.
    Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners 
    through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
    The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion 
    listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 30,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has nine local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada. In recent years, Acast has undergone an expansion with continued strong growth, with net sales increasing from SEK 180 million in 2018 to SEK 592 million in 2020. As a result of Acast’s recent growth initiatives, the number of listens grew from approximately one billion (2018) to three billion (2020). In the second quarter of 2021, Acast had 880 million listens and an organic net sales growth of 130%. Acast was co-founded by Johan Billgren, its current Chief Product and Tech Officer, and is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

    About the role
    We are looking for Data Engineers to join our purpose-driven product teams that will create data-driven products. We are currently hiring for two of our teams, one which works with enabling our content creators to gain more insights and the other one focused on our ad technology.  
    In this role, you will work with other engineers, product owners within a cross-functional agile team.

    Who you are
  • You have experience with at least some of the AWS big data offerings: EMR, Glue, Athena, DynamoDB, RDS, ECS, Fargate, etc.
  • You are proficient in Python and want to learn and work with Node.js and TypeScript which we use for surrounding systems and infrastructure as code.
  • You have experience from operating and maintaining both datasets and infrastructure.


  • Where you’ll be
  • Most of our teams are hybrids with some members co-located in offices and some working remote. With a remote first way of working we want you to feel productive regardless of work location!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the UK or Sweden
  • Working hours? We want to avoid teams distributed over time-zones, so this team will operate within the CET time zone for collaboration. This setup allows us for more flexibility and work-life balance.


  • Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

    Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

    We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!