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Sr Software Engineer(Remote Opportunity)


New York, NY, US, 10019 Dallas, TX, US, 75251

New York

Job Posting Title: Sr Full-Stack Software Engineer Comicbook/Popculture.com


****This position will continue to work remotely post Covid-19****

Brand Overview:
ComicBook.com and PopCulture.com, are entertainment media websites for a generation passionate about larger than life characters, celebrities and entertainment franchises. Combined each brand reaches more than 28 million monthly unique visitors. It’s the nation’s go-to source for all things pop culture. From celebrity and trending news to comics, anime, gaming, and franchises like The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Netflix and WWE, ComicBook.com and Popculture.com speak to a genre of fans that eat, sleep and play amidst today's pop culture.

Role Details:
The Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer will be primarily responsible for contributing to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of web applications, based on specific product requirement specifications. The Engineer will work with the product development team, in a fun and fast-paced media-centric agile environment. As a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer, you will be responsible for making recommendations to improve the user experience of ComicBook.com and Popculture.com

Your Day-to-Day:
Work closely with Product Managers and Technical Teams to understand the needs of the business and deliver world-class class products to a passionate user base.
Work in a fast-paced AGILE environment. This should be second nature (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) with evolutionary architecture and prototyping, experience with various databases and configuration/deployment/testing solutions.
Perform hands-on participation in team coding, developing interfaces for web applications, services and future technology.
Review developers' code, provide feedback, and develop team knowledge.
Collaborate with technical and business resources, gathering and documenting requirements and formulating action plans.
Present designs and plans to executive management.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Projects:
Newsletter product revamp where fans will receive newsletter for specific content they have chosen
Migrate our servers from cloud instances to Docker
Build APIs to support new front-end technologies
Continue to build on database of movies, tv-shows, actors and characters
Build user engagement through features such as reviews, comments, and custom content feeds
Integration with new CMS product

What you bring to the team:
You have –

BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years of PHP experience, and you’ve worked with some type of PHP framework Symfony, Larvel, Phalcon etc
Minimum 3 years experience with Sql database design, optimization, and queries
Minimum of 2 years of core JavaScript experience and familiarity with popular frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue etc
Minimum of 2 years of experience building UI/UX from the ground up based on designs provided
Excellence in problem solving, strategic thinking, and working in a team-oriented environment
Experience developing and using web-base based APIs
Experience with open source solutions, using and deploying on cloud-based based platforms
You have experience with source control using Git/GitHub
Ability to learn and make use of new technologies
Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking for product development with the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, agile and team-oriented environment
Exceptional attention to detail, you think of and notice the smallest details and edge cases in development
Experience diagnosing and solving performance bottlenecks from client side browser issues, to database queries and everything in between




ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

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