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ViacomCBS Senior Fullstack Software Engineer, CBS All Access in Burbank, California

REF#: 36759


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Division Overview:

The Video Operations and Streaming team is responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS All Access. Our team is also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day.

Role Details:

We are seeking a Senior Video Engineer who will help drive our system’s evolution. The candidate will be an integral part of the central Video Streaming and Operations team, working with other video tech engineers to build and release products for various platforms like Desktop, OTT, Mobile. We are responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS All Access. Our team is also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day. The candidate will also be responsible for doing minimal video quality check, building, deploying and managing video encoding applications to cloud (AWS/GCP).

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Work with other engineers to maintain and evolve our video encoding platform.

  • Modernize and manage the Live and VOD frontend applications.

  • Set up, implement and maintain continuous delivery and integration strategies across services and projects.

  • Design and automate live events manager platform and work with publishing teams for scheduling, monitoring and operating of live events.

  • Encourage an engineering culture that promotes test-driven development and code coverage.

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Key Projects:

  • Work on designing and building our packaging solution for HLS/DASH using DRM.

  • Work with building our live event manager platform for scheduling live events and 24/7 streams.

  • Build out microservices for our cloud (AWS/GCP) video processing workflows.

  • Lead/Implement feature development on our video encoding platform.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

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

  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

  • Experience with containers technology and management such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience working with Cloud/SaaS services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud

  • Experience with technical writing and design documentation

  • Experience in programming languages such as PHP, Python

  • Experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript frameworks like React, AngularJS, Bootstrap

You might also have -

  • Experience working with video codecs: H264, HEVC, AV1, VP9

  • Familiarity with video protocols such as RTP, RTMP, HLS, HDS, Smooth Streaming

  • Familiarity with modern video codecs like H264, VP8, VP9, AV1

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar, related field


EEO Statement:

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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