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Senior Software Engineer - REMOTE

16608

New York, NY, US, 10036

Technology
New York
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, 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 Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

 

 

Remote Role

 

Paramount is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to drive Smart TV application development, who encompasses strong technical knowledge with extensive experience in designing and developing scalable systems. The role will be hands-on and contribute to the global Paramount+ Smart TV platform development and instrumentation. We’re a team that values software that exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, extensibility, and foundational robustness.


Responsibilities:

 

  • Design, build and support high performance, scalable and innovative components
  • Develop and optimize high performance Smart TV applications
  • Live and breathe availability, reliability and scalability
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills to lead through all aspects of the development cycle 
  • Partner with our central video engineering teams to build, integrate and deploy high performance video players
  • Work with our external partners to develop, debug and deploy applications
  • Help build a culture of good engineering processes and practices
  • Work closely with other engineers and product teams to meet fixed deadlines
  • Work in all phases of software development


Required Qualifications: 

 

  • 7+ years of experience actively entrenched in engineering
  • Expert command of distributed microservice architectures and the following technologies
    • JavaScript, CSS, React, Git, Webpack
  • Solid understanding of OOP principles
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Extensive experience engineering solutions from concept to delivery
  • Extensive experience in various debugging and optimization techniques
  • Experience working in CI/CD environments with devops and SRE principles
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, have a positive attitude, willingness to learn, be challenged and take pride in the quality of work 
  • Passionate about video and video services


Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • BA/BS degree in a related technical field such as Computer Science, or equivalent practical experienceWorking knowledge of WebGL is desirable but not required
  • Experience working in Agile frameworks
  • Previous experience working in distributed teams
  • Redux
  • Typescript
  • Experience performing load test and strategies to monitor application health
  • Rapid proof-of-concept experience

 

 

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

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City