Full Time Job

Engineering Manager- Mam


New York, NY 06-11-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.
** This is a remote opportunity.

Scope of Job: Pluto TV is looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager for the development of new, as well as enhancement of existing, application services powering its Content Systems, which includes PlutoTV's Media Asset Management System (MAM), Content Management System (CMS), and Content Feeds Services (CFEEDS). Candidate must have hands-on experience with Javascript, Node, Express, React, and similar JavaScript-based technologies, strong experience leading highly technical teams, and deep experience building solutions with AWS services, such as S3, Lambda, ECS, and more. This is a technical leadership role, so aspiring engineering managers or lead software engineers are encouraged to apply.

• Build out and manage a great team of software engineers (mostly remote, 6 to 10 team members)
• Keep your teams happy, motivated and successful
• Develop and implement innovative processes, strategies and best practices to maximize team morale and productivity
• Host weekly 1:1's with team members for coaching and mentoring
• Conduct code reviews and ensure developers adhere to team's best practices and processes
• Develop technical requirements for new projects or improve existing projects with teams
• Encourage teams to make technical decisions, and make final decisions when necessary
• Determine key engineering metrics
• Monitor and improve team engineering metrics
• Ensure priority tasks such as production issues are investigated and resolved in a timely manner
• Guide realistic (not optimistic) LOE discussions during Quarterly PI planning, accounting for likely set-backs and external constraints

• BS degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field required
• 10+ years of software engineering experience
• 5+ years of experience building highly scalable, performant and responsive web applications
• 3+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience (on teams with 7 or more developers)
• 5+ years of experience developing application services using Node + Mongo + Express + front-end frameworks/libraries like Canjs or React.
• 3+ years of experience developing applications deployed on AWS
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
• 1+ years of Typescript experience is a plus but not required
• 1+ years of Golang experience is a plus but not required
• VOD Streaming experience is desired
• Experience with as much of our technology stack as possible: Node.js, Javascript, React, Express.js, Typescript, Can.js, Redis, MongoDB, Git, AWS
• Extremely technical hands-on software
• Directors and Managers are encouraged to apply

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0eqb8-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.