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Software Engineer

11069

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Technology
San Francisco
Full-Time

The CBS Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.

 

About Us:


Truly premium content. At true scale. Only CBSi. CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Description:


Brand Overview:


When All Access was launched, 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. CBS All Access service brings streaming access for Live-TV, full episodes and exclusive original series to customers across all consumption platforms. Our goal is to ensure that we can provide a streaming experience.

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

Qualifications:


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 publically 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
  • Knowledge of Localization practices and concepts in Xcode
  • Experience with Swift Package Manager

 

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. https://www.paramount.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. 

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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland