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ViacomCBS Senior Fullstack Software Engineer in United States

REF#: 38065


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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Brand Overview:

The CBS Television Distribution Digital (CTD) group at CBS Interactive creates digital / video focused desktop, mobile, and app experiences, managing digital and social for first-run television syndication brands including Star Trek, Dabl, Entertainment Tonight and ET Live, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, The Doctors, and The Drew Barrymore Show.

Role Details:

Our team is looking for a seasoned Senior Engineer that can help implement and deploy stellar code. The ideal engineer candidate isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. The candidate understands what it takes to build products that keep fans coming back for more. Your mind shifts seamlessly between web, mobile, apps, and devices. You weave social into the fabric of your solutions. Your head is in the cloud, your arms are around distributed frameworks, and your toes tap to an Agile beat. Your personality leads you to obsess over details until you get a deliverable just right and on time. Your passion motivates your colleagues and pushes their limits to deliver excellence. You love the idea of working on a distributed team of code crafters to create new business opportunities!

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop front end code and presentation libraries for high profile consumer websites and content applications.

  • Collaborate closely with product, design, and engineering teams to deliver high-quality, and reusable UI components, templates, and wireframes for use across consumer web sites and back end video management / publishing systems.

  • Actively participate in daily stand ups with the development team.

  • Contribute to application roadmap items and participate in regular code reviews.

  • Maintain application quality and work to ensure responsiveness and scalability from all applications and services.

  • Contribute to continuous integration, code testing, and engineering best practices across all development projects.

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:

  • Opportunity to spin up large numbers of A-list properties on a stack you help define; brands you’ve probably spent years watching on TV and in the movies!

  • We are continuing to move towards headless and serverless - your input and collaboration will be felt across the organization as we lead the organization in future Web technology.

  • Contribute to making our brands the first to break news and content by shaving milliseconds off render and delivery. We are the premier source of news and information in many markets and your contributions will not only keep us there, but ensure we can be number one.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • 3+ years of full-stack development experience spanning all phases of the software development life cycle

  • 2+ years experience in modern web application programming technologies, specifically React, JavaScript, PHP, HTML5,scss

  • Demonstrated strengths developing presentation layers for large scale websites, adaptive web-based applications, and mobile apps

  • Deep knowledge of the Open Source content management platforms and deep familiarity with Drupal, Symfony, and OOP

  • Proven technical acumen and experience across related technologies for high traffic web sites, mobile applications, and video (JavaScript/Node.js, PHP, MySQL, NoSQL/Hadoop/Mongo, Unix/Linux)

  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team alongside other developers contributing to the same code base library

  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the product team

You might also have -

  • Experience integrating ad serving products and analytics/reporting tools into desktop and mobile experiences

  • Experience with online video management and delivery

  • Experience with Laravel/Lumen

  • Knowledge of multiple online publishing environments

  • Server side scripting and basic Linux/Unix commands and utilities

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology, business, or related field

FUNCTION: Software Engineering

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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