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Senior Software Engineer


Burbank, CA 01-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Video) - CBS All Access / Paramount+


Division Overview:

We are the Video Operations and Streaming team, responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS All Access / Paramount+. Our team is also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day!

Role Details:

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer (Video) who will help drive our system's evolution to join our team. The role will be an integral part of the Video Streaming and Operations team, working with video tech engineers to build and release products for various platforms like Desktop, OTT, Mobile. The candidate will also be responsible for doing minimal video quality check, building, deploying and managing video encoding applications in cloud (AWS/GCP).

Your Day-to-Day:
• Work with other engineers to maintain and evolve our video encoding platform.
• Plan, Design and Build out cloud-based microservices to support video processing workflows.
• Investigate and resolve video encoding issues.
• Work with the Live streaming events team on configuring and managing live streaming events
• Field questions and requests from site publishers regrading video encoding / playback.
• Work with other developers and Operations team on streamlining CI/CD solution
• Encourage an engineering culture that promotes test-driven development and code coverage
• Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:
• Automating live streaming events workflow
• Collaborate with a live encoding team to craft solutions for video streaming that reduce latency
• Evolve and automate asset ingestion pipeline.
• Work with development teams on re-architecture/modernizing of existing systems into the cloud.


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
• Experience with AVC, HEVC, VP9, AV1, AAC video and audio codec standards
• Experienced in developing and maintaining cloud-based live video workflows.
• Experience working with Cloud/SaaS services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud
• Experience in programming languages such as GoLang, PHP, Python
• Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

You might also have -
• Strong experience with video broadcasting and streaming media standards
• BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

FUNCTION: Software Engineering

Company Profile

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.