Senior Fullstack Software Engineer

Ref#: 36756
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Burbank, CA, US

About Us:

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:
Build products in entertainment content verticals for CBS Interactive, one of the largest global premium content publishers. The CBS Television Distribution group at CBS Interactive creates video-based desktop, mobile, and app experiences for our syndicated television brands, including: Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, Doctor Phil, and The Doctors. The team works across broadcast and digital to deliver premium video, social, and mobile experiences.

Role Details:
As we expand our business, we need a seasoned 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 inspires your co-workers 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 web sites 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 cross-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 fields preferred 
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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