Full Time Job

Senior Software Engineer

CBS Interactive

San Francisco, CA 04-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, CBS All Access, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

Division Overview:

The team for Paramount+ is responsible for servicing ViacomCBS's premium online content around the world. We're home to exclusive original shows (Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek Discovery, The Good Fight, Twilight Zone) and also help millions of viewers consume and enjoy content across all of ViacomCBS's global brands (such as Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Smithsonian, MTV, BET, etc).

Role Details:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to become one of the core contributors that helps power the backend services for Paramount+. We're a team that values software that exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, extensibility, and foundational robustness. The right candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment and has a strong grasp of cutting edge languages and technologies.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Design, build, and support high performance, scalable, and innovative backend systems/services
• Develop backend APIs, implement system instrumentation, and provide documentation
• Work closely with other specialists and product management teams to meet fixed deadlines
• Work in all phases of a rapid product development lifecycle

Key Projects:
• Migrate our API services/systems to cloud infrastructures and software
• Find smarter ways to serve our content, whether algorithmically or via machine learning
• Discover reliable ways to handle, retrieve, store, and secure our data around the globe


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 5+ years product software development
• BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
• Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design, data structures, and algorithms
• Solid Java, Linux, Shell scripting, Python ability
• Experience with Spring/Spring Boot
• Effective interpersonal skills

You might also have -
• Experience with RDBMsExperience with NoSQL solutions
• Experience with Search Technologies
• Experience with Distributed Systems (both in system design and data storage)
• Working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, cloud environments (GCP, AWS, etc.) a plus
• Experience with build tools a plus

FUNCTION: Software Engineering

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.