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JVM Backend Developer


User Identity Team


Common Commercial Solutions is the area in Schibsted Media responsible for our Subscription Platforms and User Identity/Payment.

User Identity¬†will be a¬†new team¬†in CCS responsible for the¬†Schibsted Account. Schibsted account is the largest identity provider in Scandinavia, providing over 15,5 million people with instant access to 60+ well-known digital brands ‚Äď such as VG, Aftenposten, Aftonbladet, Svenska Dagbladet, and Omni.

Schibsted provides one account across multiple sites helping users manage their identity in one place. This allows for SSO, swift login, and registration experience across all sites using Schibsted.



You will be developing¬†login solutions¬†that are as seamless, intuitive, and frictionless as possible ‚Äď all without compromising security.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a seamless login experience and ensuring stable login sessions
  • Enhancing how we perform risk-based authentication
  • Maintaining the security of our login flow up to the highest standard
  • Suggesting future developments with maintainability in mind, while taking into account the current tech stack and architecture
  • Supporting the solution we develop on a daily basis



  • You have experience in backend development using Kotlin (preferred) or Java
  • You have the willingness to learn Kotlin if not already familiar, as all new features will be developed using it
  • You have very good communication skills
  • You have good interpersonal skills and you are able to work well in a team environment
  • You have experience with¬†Scala¬†and PHP
  • Ideally, if you have knowledge about OAuth and SSO
  • You have experience with AWS and K8S
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You are a continuous learner
  • You are fluent in¬†English


The current tech stack our products use is quite broad, but we don’t expect you to know everything :

  • Backend:¬†Kotlin, PHP, Scala
  • Infrastructure:¬†AWS, K8S, Terraform
  • CI/CD:¬†Travis, Travis CI, Spinnaker
  • Databases:¬†MySql, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Elastic Search
  • Monitoring:¬†Grafana, Victoria Metrics/Prometheus, Datadog, PagerDuty
Natalia Contact person Natalia
Natalia Hiring Manager Magdalena GaweŇā

Our recruitment process - fully online!

Recruiter phone call

We are curious to get to know you and thus will ask you a few questions about your experience, motivation and expectations, as well as tell you more about Schibsted and our projects.

Technical interview

Now let's meet and talk about your knowledge and skills - we'll start from discussing your background/experience and then move forward to more complex topics. Don't forget asking questions too!

Team fit interview

Have a chance to meet the Product or Engineering Manager you will be working with. During this step we'll focus mostly on soft topics - your work style, approach to software development and other.

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