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Video Solutions Engineer, Android

12787

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Technology
San Francisco
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.


The Video Technology team develops industry leading online and mobile video delivery systems and IP for Paramount, CBS Sports, CBS News, MTV, Nickelodeon, and the entire suite of Paramount sites and apps. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day. We set company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company’s information resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in doing high-visibility, critically important work.

 

As a Video Solutions Engineer, you will be involved in development, testing, triaging, and release management processes for our video player platform on Android. Actively involved in testing release candidates, triaging issues and bugs reported by our clients, building and maintaining automated and manual testing frameworks. The breadth and scope of our numerous client applications will let you go deep into understanding media playback, as well as giving you the opportunity to become familiar with Ad Monetization workflows, Analytics and Quality of Service tracking systems.

 

In your role as member of a central platform team you will also spend time helping our customers to tackle integration issues, working with App Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers from our many customer brands.

 

Your Day-to-Day

  • Triaging issues, bugs and feature requests raised by our client applications.
  • Implementing automated testing for player frameworks on Android.
  • Interfacing with app teams to assist in player integration efforts.
  • QAing and certifying player and tracking framework releases on Android.
  • Profiling/diagnosing memory issues usingAndroid Studio

 

Key Projects

  • Better release management of our player frameworks across platforms.
  • Player integration in new native applications as more business units across Paramount embrace our frameworks
  • Automated testing for player frameworks on Android
  • Adding support for new tracking vendors in our video tracking service

 

Qualifications

 

What you bring to the team

 

  • 3+ years proven experience with native app development on Android
  • Ability to troubleshoot/debug/profile apps written in Java and Kotlin on Android.
  • Proficiency with Android Studio, Gradle scripts, Build Flavors, Modules, Profiling, Layout analysis.
  • Exposure to ADB.
  • Familiarity with Exoplayer, Android media player.
  • Exposure to testing and release automation tools (Github Actions, CircleCI etc..).
  • Familiarity with native testing frameworks on Android

 

You might also have (Bonus)

  • Exposure to iOS native app development and testing with Swift.

 

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.


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