Alma Media is an international digital service business and media company with a strong capacity for renewal. Over 80% of our revenue comes from digital sources. We have over 100 digital services and marketplaces created by our own developers & designers. We use the newest technologies and develop platforms on which millions of users spend time, search and find, buy and sell – in 11 different countries.
Our services are trusted when making life's big and small choices. Inspiring human curiosity and choice – since 1847.
Alma has many teams across Finland, Sweden, Baltics and Eastern Central Europe developing over 100 digital services and marketplaces; This means we use a lot of different technologies as teams can choose the most suitable tools for their work.
When building user interfaces for web
React Native counterpart chosen for mobile applications. As programming languages go,
Java are most used ones (with some
Ruby here and there) for web applications. Whereas
Python dominates in context of data science & -engineering.
Applications are hosted in a cloud environment. We use
AWS as our primary application cloud platform, which we have used already since 2012. Sometimes we do cherry-pick specific products – like Google
BigQuery – from other cloud vendors. When designing cloud architecture, we heavily utilize serverless-first and event-driven patterns by utilizing tools like AWS
Lambda and various managed/serverless products, but one can also find a lot of containers running in our cloud environment with products like AWS
Teams in Alma have –“You build it, You run it”– DevOps culture where Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery plays an important role. Everything happens through version control systems and products like
Github Actions or
AWS CodePipeline build, test and finally deploy the applications. We can push to production multiple times a day.
Alma Media operates in 11 countries across Nordics, Baltics and Eastern Central Europe.
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