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ViacomCBS Software Engineer Mobile, iOS in United States

REF#: 37028


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:

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.

Role Details:

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 are constantly evaluating and adapting the latest and greatest on the iOS/tvOS platforms and there’s always something new to learn.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • 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

Key Projects:

  • Program tvOS and iOS applications

  • Enhanced video viewing experience


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Minimum 2 years of iOS development experience

  • 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

  • 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

You might also have -

  • BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

  • 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

  • Continuous Build & Test Automation experience

  • Experience working with entertainment, games, news, or sports-related properties preferred

  • Understanding of streaming video and DRM concepts

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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