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Software Engineer - Video (Remote)


Burbank, CA, US, 91505


Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

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 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 Software Engineer 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. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining and developing our media payload ingestion API.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Work with other engineers to modernize, maintain and scale our media payload ingestion infrastructure and workflows.
  • Work with publishing teams to gather requirements and support media asset ingestion processes
  • Build clean and reusable code to be used across our cloud-based microservices
  • Encourage an engineering culture that promotes test-driven development and code coverage
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned
  • Build out microservices for our cloud (AWS/GCP) video processing workflows.

Key Projects:

  • Evolve and automate asset ingestion pipeline.
  • Automating SVOD video delivery pipeline
  • Work with development teams on re-architecture/modernizing existing systems into the cloud.
  • Work with the development team on a central logging and monitoring solution like New Relic, Datadog, Sumologic etc.

What you bring to the team:
You ha
ve –

  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Experience with REST API
  • Experience in OOP and with application development for cloud-based microservices
  • Experience with Docker and containerization technologies
  • Experience working with Cloud/SaaS services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Experience in programming languages such as PHP, Python, Go
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

You might also have –

  • Experience working with video codecs: H264, HEVC, AV1, VP9.
  • Experience with video broadcasting and streaming media standards
  • Experience with Node.js and React.js
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience


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



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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles