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Software Engineer (Remote)


Louisville, KY, US, 40223


Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Location: Louisville, KY, US or Remote

About Us:

Paramount Streaming is a division of Paramount that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.


The Audience Engagement Engineering team is a group of highly dedicated technical specialists that maintain, support, and build production quality web services. The core system the team is responsible for is the Universal Registration System (URS) used by Paramount brands including CBS News, Showtime, StarTrek, 247Sports and others for their online web properties and streaming services. URS is a critical central system that manages identities for millions of unique customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Role Details:

In this role as a Software Engineer you will help grow our central Registration System. This is a great opportunity to work with a dedicated team in a multifaceted environment on the cloud-based platforms that deliver web services to high-traffic Paramount sites and services. We are looking for a self-starter who is passionate about technology who wants to take ownership in making our registration platform work seamlessly with our Paramount brands. This position will be responsible for designing, coding, and implementing secure, production-grade deployments along with provisioning infrastructure components using public cloud APIs.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • You will be given the opportunity to design, develop, test, debug and maintain components of a feature-rich user identity management system

  • Learn infrastructure details of public clouds and distributed database clusters

  • Use DevOps best practices to implement infrastructure provisioning of the registration platform

  • Manage project priorities and deadlines while communicating with internal customers and other development teams, as needed

  • Participate in on call rotation to provide support for the production system

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


  • Proven experience in work related to API services or multi-threaded transactional processing applications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of distributed databases with understanding of NoSQL

  • Experience in cloud infrastructure systems engineering

  • Exemplary debugging skills - can resolve vague problems using debuggers, performance monitors, and other tools.

  • Strong desire to contribute - willingness to be a frequent contributor and reviewer for common knowledge base and documentation and have the ability to recommend and evaluate product approaches to help move projects forward.

  • Familiarity with Git, UI/UX, Jenkins, web services.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

You might also have -

  • Experience with Cassandra database.

  • Experience with HTTP servers of NGinx or servlet containers of Tomcat.

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes container management.

  • Familiarity with deployment automation & orchestration (Terraform, Spinnaker, Packer).

  • Experience with cloud specific APIs for GCP and/or AWS



 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.


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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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: Louisville