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 seeking a process-oriented Software Engineer with experience working on high-load, scalable systems.
You will be working with a team of product leaders, designers, and engineers focused on building best-in-class tools for both independent podcasters and established publishers. This is an opportunity to join a new team early on, and impact the direction of a product used to serve thousands of podcasters and millions of their listeners.
Because we are a lean team, you’ll get to own your work and collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. We place a high value on robust, tested, and well documented code and strive to deliver high quality software predictably and reliably.
We have a remote-first culture and are looking to hire engineers based in the Continental United States.
Who you are*
- You have previous experience working with a high load systems
- You understand tradeoffs and can clearly articulate the costs and benefits of a given approach
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!
Job Type: Full-time