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Senior Software Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US, 94111

Information Technology
San Francisco

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to become one of the core contributors that helps power the backend services for Paramount+. We’re a team that values software that exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, extensibility, and foundational robustness. The right candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment and has a strong grasp of cutting edge languages and technologies.
Your Day-to-Day:

* Design, build, and support high performance, scalable, and innovative backend systems/services
* Develop backend APIs, implement system instrumentation, and provide documentation
* Work closely with other specialists and product management teams to meet fixed deadlines
* Work in all phases of a rapid product development lifecycle

Key Projects:

* Migrate our API services/systems to cloud infrastructures and software
* Find smarter ways to serve our content, whether algorithmically or via machine learning
* Discover reliable ways to handle, retrieve, store, and secure our data around the globe


What you bring to the team:

You have - * 5+ years product software development

* BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

* Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design, data structures, and algorithms

* Solid Java, Linux, Shell scripting, Python ability

* Experience with Spring/Spring Boot

* Effective communication skills


You might also have -

* Experience with RDBMs

* Experience with NoSQL solutions

* Experience with Search Technologies

* Experience with Distributed Systems (both in system design and data storage)

* Working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, cloud environments (GCP, AWS, etc.) a plus

* Working knowledge of build tools a plus




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland