Erlang Backend Developer

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Expire date: 2017-07-15

Job description

Enter VEON, a revolutionary mobile internet platform that integrates powerful data analytics and artificial intelligence to finally put the user in control. With zero-rating as a fundamental component of the service, VEON allows users to stay connected for free, no matter the status of their data plan — even when they are out of credit. VEON’s fresh take on messaging capabilities enables users and communities to connect by voice, text, picture and video through a stunning designed interface. We are are already live in Italy where we have more than 30 million customers and we are building the future. We also announced exciting partnerships with MasterCard, Deezer and (by and more very famous names are coming.
(From our CDO: "We have location data. We would know that in London, a football match ends at 10pm. Out of 50,000 attendees, over 11,000 have the Uber app installed. We provide that data to our partners, and imagine the awesomeness and magic that can happen").
We are now looking for an awesome Back End Software Developer Specialized in Erlang to join our team in Amsterdam. 
 You will develop micro services for the back end of the international VEON chat application
The challenge is huge and awesome as we will are building from scratch and at scale:
·         The back end will have to face a very intensive load (Hundreds of millions of multimedia messages per day)
·         There will be 12 countries in the end and we will need a global platform evolution roadmap which is compliant with business evolution roadmap (whether central or local)
·         We have to manage different types of data (text, images, video, voices, events, …). And the definition of data will evolve over time.
You will be a technical mentor for the application team. This role encourages curiosity and constant problem solving and the learning curve is extreme .You will always be encouraged to constantly experiment with new technologies, platforms and frameworks.

What are we looking for:

      • Rich experience of development in a load intensive environment
      • Practice of development of public facing REST APIs
      • Experience in Erlang Development
      • Experience in development and deployment of a chat platform
      • Experience in Microservices
      • Experience in Linux Contenerisation (docker, lxc..)
      • Must have commercial software product development experience and not purely building internal or personal software projects
      • Plus:
      • Knowledge various NoSql database (Mongodb, Couchbase or Cassandra) and/or Experience in a real time messaging application development
      • and/or Experience in implementation of WebRTC and Lawful interception and/or BS/MS in Computer Science
    • Be ready to travel.
More about
MEET VEON VEON is not your ordinary company. We are more than just engineers, scientists, and managers. Our community includes volunteers, musicians, hackers, and travellers. We are pioneers following childhood dreams, ready to create innovations that will rock the world. You probably never thought you could make magic. But here you can. Do you want to be part of a team that engages over 235 million mobile customers across 14 rising markets? Do you want to pioneer new experiences to hundreds of millions of customers in the markets of tomorrow? We are doing things never thought possible. We are writing a new story.