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Software Engineer Mobile - Apple


Burbank, CA, US, 91505

Information Technology

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Brand Overview:

Paramount+ is a fast-growing streaming platform, offering services across web, mobile, and OTT devices. 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.


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




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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles