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REMOTE Sr. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Product Operations


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York


This is a 100% Remote position.


Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.



This critical Service Reliability Engineering role on the Pluto TV Team includes responsibilities for system and server management, database management, configuration management, troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, performance monitoring and enhancement for our cloud / hosted large scale consumer video service. The Engineer in this role will lead the charge during critical incidents, enabling the Production Operations group to increase reliability across various tools and technologies. Beyond firefighting, we’re looking for a star Engineer for our Service/Site Reliability group who has proficiency in backend systems and is confident with high volume and high-performance Node.js Servers, as well as vast knowledge of AWS to apply to both short and long term fixes for code and infrastructure.  


This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

- Design and perform system and server management, database management, configuration management, deep troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, performance monitoring and enhancement for cloud / hosted large scale consumer video service

- Respond to emerging incidents, solve critical issues, and follow through with a plan for resolution or future mitigation

- Act as a SME on Service Reliability for Production Operations and the Engineering Organization, partnering with groups such as Roku or Android to overcome challenges across all the platforms which stream our service  


- 7+ years’ experience in software development
- Degree in Computer Science or related or equivalent work experience
- Experience designing, implementing and running Node.js servers in demanding high traffic environments
- Experience building service-oriented APIs (GraphQL and REST API) and cloud services (preferable against AWS)
- Fully understand the concepts of “infrastructure as code”
- Experience writing for and deploying to AWS leveraging microservices
- Possess deep technical hands-on server software experience
- Javascript, React or Angular
- MongoDB
- Redis
- Postgre SQL
- HLS video transcoding, distribution and playback
- Express
- Hapi.JS








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