ViacomCBS Software Engineer Mobile, iOS in San Francisco, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
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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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 streaming experience.
We are looking for a motivated iOS developer with a natural inclination to elegantly solve problems. As a member of our mobile engineering team you will have the opportunity to directly help enhance the video streaming experience of our large and expanding mobile customer base. You will get the chance to take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative team. We hold ourselves to high standards, and take pride in our work. We are constantly evaluating and adapting the latest and greatest on the iOS/tvOS platforms and there’s always something new to learn.
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
Juggle 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
Program tvOS and iOS applications
Enhanced video viewing experience
What you bring to the team:
You have -
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
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
Experience working with Agile development processes
Very strong interpersonal skills - must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the team
Minimum 3 years of iOS development experience
You might also have -
Continuous Build & Test Automation experience
Experience working with entertainment, games, news, or sports-related properties preferred
Understanding of streaming video and DRM concepts
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled