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Software Engineer Mobile - Apple

CBS Interactive

San Francisco, CA 03-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

Brand Overview:

When All Access was launched, CBS became the first broadcast company to create a paid service without partnering with a paid cable provider. In short, we broke new ground in the industry by providing robust, interactive services with unprecedented access to local content. At the same time, we built an innovative and exciting work environment to inspire and reward the cutting-edge ideas, creativity, and technical/operational expertise of our managers and employees. CBS All Access service brings streaming access for Live-TV, full episodes and exclusive original series to customers across all consumption platforms. Our goal is to ensure that we can provide streaming experience.

Role Details:

We are looking for a motivated iOS Developer with a natural inclination to elegantly solve problems. As a member of our mobile engineering team the developer will have the opportunity to directly help enhance the video streaming experience of our large and expanding mobile customer base. This role will get the chance to take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative team. We are constantly evaluating and adapting the latest and greatest on the iOS/tvOS platforms and there's always something new to learn!

Your Day-to-Day:
• Technical development, debugging, and delivery of best-in-class tvOS and iOS native applications
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
• Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
• Continuously improve the applications - find and fix bugs while improving application performance
• Discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
• Implement upgrades, rebuilds and additional porting of applications
• Balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment
• Evaluate opportunities to bring new features to mobile users from a technical perspective
• Create technical requirements documentation based on Product requirements
• Build strong working relationships with coworkers, customers (internal and external), and company management
• Additional other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Projects:
• Program tvOS and iOS applications
• Enhanced video viewing experience


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 2+ years of iOS development experience
• Excellent programming skills in Swift
• In-depth knowledge of the iOS platform and deep familiarity with Xcode
• Sound programming fundamentals: experience working with memory management, multi-threaded programming, animations, etc.
• Experience working on UI design for all size-classes using storyboards and xibs
• Acted as a key contributor to at least one publicly released native iPhone application
• Experience in consuming RESTful APIs to connect with back-end services
• Experience working with Agile development processes
• Excellent interpersonal skills; able to work well with non- technical members of the development team

You might also have -
• BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Background supporting the integration of rich media assets, including video, into mobile properties
• Experience integrating ad serving products and analytics/reporting tools in building iOS apps
• Continuous Build & Test Automation experience
• Experience working with entertainment, games, news, or sports-related properties preferred
• Understanding of streaming video and DRM concepts

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.