At this event, around 10 Tech Companies will pitch their coding projects in a series of 5-minute lightning sessions to software developers looking for interesting, agile projects using progressive technologies.
LOVEFiLM is an Amazon company and is the leading European film subscription service with over 2 million members in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. LOVEFiLM members have generated over 80 million film ratings and written more than 1 million reviews. We have grown from a fledgling startup to being the most visited Entertainment and Movie website in the UK, with over 6 million unique visitors every month.
LOVEFiLM Instant is available on over 175 Internet-enabled devices including PCs, PlayStation®3, iPad®, Xbox 360, plus a growing number of Blu-Ray players and Internet-connected TVs including Sony, Samsung and Cello.
LOVEFiLM Technology Stack
On the server-side, we use the Perl-powered Mason templating engine and the heavy data lifting is done by a suite of Perl modules. Deeper down the rabbit hole, we use whatever technologies fit our needs: memcached, elasticsearch, Solr, Magnolia and more.
What we are looking for
We are looking for both client- and server-side developers of all experience levels. We ambitious growth targets for the team over the coming months and years.
Join Amazon’s fast growing team responsible for delivering a fantastic customer experience for Amazon’s LOVEFiLM and entertainment websites across multiple international territories. We offer exciting and rare technical challenges to further develop and expand your skill set.
This is a rewarding opportunity to work in a fast-paced city location, London Farringdon. The new global development centre has been conceived to nurture agile development practices with unparalleled product development to keep ahead of our ever-expanding visitor and subscriber base.
ABOUT STEVE WEBSTER
Steve Webster has been the the Web Architect for LOVEFiLM for the past 2 and a bit years, taking care of the website codebase and building new infrastructure to help the service to continue to scale.
More about Steve Webster
ABOUT THE FIND YOUR NINJA PROJECT
We are organising some evening events, dedicated to help development teams find new colleagues, and where developers (and project or product managers, architects, testers..) can find out about some really cool projects.
More about the Find Your Ninja Project
This session took part at the Cool Projects in April. You can view the other 10 podcasts here.