Acast was founded in 2014 and is the world’s largest independent podcast company.
A pioneer in the open podcast ecosystem, Acast’s powerful podcast monetization marketplace delivers for
creators and advertisers alike. Advertisers can efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners through
dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities — including
paid subscriptions through Acast+ — and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
If you listen to a podcast hosted with Acast and hear an ad, it’s Acast delivering that audio behind the scenes
— and sharing revenue with the podcaster.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2021, had 3.75 billion listens on Acast-
connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts 40,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm,
Sweden and the Company has nine local subsidiaries in the UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany,
Ireland, Mexico and Canada.
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 the team which works with delivering data to podcasters about how their content is being consumed and enables them to understand their audience.
In your day to day work, you will work within a crossfunctional team of engineers with extending and improving our data pipelines, setting up new data processing jobs in order to deliver new types of insights to our content creators, and ensuring that the data processing setup we have is scalable and maintainable
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 open to learn and work with Node.js and TypeScript which we use for surrounding systems and infrastructure as code. You have experience in 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 fully 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.