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Software Engineer


Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33309 New York, NY, US, 10036

Fort Lauderdale

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.


As a Software Engineer will be driving features and initiatives within our engineering team, and with the many other teams we work with in the broader engineering organization at CBS Sports and Paramount.

Role Details:

Do you have a passion for Sports? Do you love to code? If you answered yes, then CBS Sports Digital may be looking for you! is looking for an experienced Software Engineer for our engineering team. To be successful at this job, you need to bring a winning spirit, technical architecture skills, and excellent leadership skills.


  • Develop new business-led features with an emphasis on full stack video functionality

  • Deploy periodic site updates to QA, stage, and production environments

  • Participating in code reviews, writing well written documentation and organizing group learning sessions

Candidate must have:

  • Strong experience designing and implementing maintainable, scalable, and pragmatic software solutions from the ground up.

  • Experience with microservices and distributed systems architectures.

  • Experience with REST APIs.

  • Experience with technical writing and design documentation.

  • Strong communication with proven ability to work well within a team.

  • Experience with integrating and adapting 3rd-party solutions.

  • Software in one or more languages: Javascript, Node.JS, C++, PHP

  • Experience in developing, managing and modifying AWS services (EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB)

  • Experience in delivering medium to long term strategic technologies and processes impacting multiple platforms.

  • Experience in research, debugging, prototyping and effectively demonstrating proof of concepts.

  • Experience in effectively working in remote development.

Candidate would also ideally have experience with some of the following:

  • Developing or modifying code on one or more TV based platforms: TVOS, FireTV, Roku, webOS.

  • General cloud experience, AWS preferred but GCP and Azure acceptable.

  • Third party sign-on OAuth providers and implementation.

  • Video formats HLS,MPEG-Dash, video streaming workflows and encryption models.

  • Digital Rights Management Systems (DRM), including Playready, Widevine & FairPlay

  • Trick-mode / DVR functionality with video streams.

  • 3rd party video player or related libraries.

  • Angular and React development experience.



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Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami