Associate Software Engineer

Ref#: 34964
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Louisville, KY, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Division Overview:
We are an enthusiastic group leading the future of consumer and business technologies. Our brands include Gamespot, Giant Bomb, CNET, Roadshow, TVGuide, Metacritic, ZDNet, and TechRepublic, just to name a few!

Role Details:
The Associate Software Engineer (ASE) is primarily responsible for designing, developing and maintaining PHP, JavaScript, and CSS code for high-volume, high-traffic, end-user facing global web properties.

Your Day-to-Day:
The ASE will collaborate with Engineering peers, Product Managers, Designers, Product Marketers, QA, Operations and Editors, to guide and produce functional specifications and implement final production-quality code directly within our live site code base. The ASE may lead small to mid-sized development projects, in addition to performing functional change requests and other minor engineering tasks.

Key Projects:
  • E3 - E3 is the largest video game conference in the world.  The GameSpot and Giant Bomb editors bring you complete coverage of E3, interviews with the top game developers, and live daytime and after dark shows. If something interesting happens in video games, the CBSi Games group is there to cover it.
  • Daily Livestreams - Every day GameSpot and Giant Bomb host live shows covering the latest in the gaming world as well as original content.  The CBSi Games engineering team is responsible for creating and managing a full set of livestream and user interaction tools.
  • Huge Video Game and Comic Book Wikis - The CBSi Games group is responsible for two of the largest Video Game And Comic Book wikis in the world.  With over 600,000 comic books and over 60,000 video games the Games group maintains some of the most comprehensive wikis covering these subjects.  We build and maintain the wiki editing tools, APIs, and the browsing experience.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • At least 1+ year(s) development experience working with the following technologies:
    • JavaScript (Native or Frameworks), AJAX (w/ Restful API access)
    • Node, PHP or equivalent server-side web development language (C#, Java, Python etc.)
    • Web Standards, the DOM, cross-browser & cross-platform HTML
    • CSS positioning, HTML/CSS architecture
    • XML or JSON
  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit cross-functional team
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skill
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high-level of accountability
  • Ability to estimate development schedules
You might also have -
  • Some experience or knowledge with the following technologies:
    • Experience with jQuery, RequireJS, SASS, LESS, Symfony, Laravel, Build Systems
    • Experience with GCP or other cloud platforms
    • Experience wth Docker or Kubernetes
    • Knowledge of Agile and/or similar development methodologies
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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