ViacomCBS Director, Mobile Engineering in New York, New York
About The Brand
ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.
Overview and Responsibilities
ViacomCBS is looking for a Director of Mobile Engineering to drive native application development across Apple, Google and Amazon platforms for mobile and connected TV video based products. We believe you will be hands-on and ultimately responsible for the delivery of Paramount + International, a global streaming service containing content from across all of ViacomCBS, to several international markets. This is an incredible opportunity to lead a team working on a high profile product launch that is integral to the growth and future of ViacomCBS!
We believe this highly collaborative individual will play an end-to-end role from understanding the goals and roadmaps for the Paramount + International product as well as other engineering teams, through the design and architecture of any solution and the delivery and maintenance of those platforms once in place.
You will participate in the definition of product requirements being able to articulate how the engineering effort will align to those requirements and provide accurate estimates of the effort.
Lead a team of highly skilled engineers.
Promote a culture of accountability, openness, mentorship, and continuous learning with the team
Drive the future of Apple and Google development for Paramount + International across mobile and CTV
Represent coding standard methodologies through sharing your expertise, participating in code reviews, and mentoring engineers
Work with the product team to understand and deliver on their requirements
Participate in preparing business cases, requirements documents and product roadmaps for the iOS and Android platforms
Lead, attend, and participate in meetings and multi-disciplinary committees as required
Assist with the hiring process of the team and be a key voice on hiring decisions
Experience following and implementing software design patterns
Able to work with multiple scrum teams in an agile process
Strong team management experience
Experience with unit testing, test driven development, branching patterns and continuous integration / deployment
Be an advocate for high quality software and excellent user experiences
Good interpersonal skills with ability to facilitate conversations with business partners in project definition, business requirements definition and functional design sessions
10+ years of development experience and expert knowledge of either the iOS SDK and Objective C and Swift or the Android SDK and Java and Kotlin.
Prior management experience with shown success at leading a development team (preferably distributed)
Have shipped one or more apps
Familiarity with RxSwift, RxJava or other reactive frameworks
Experience working across multiple interdisciplinary teams
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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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Function Software Engineering
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2020-14843