Software Engineer, Video - CBS Sports.com

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Ref#: 26718
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.
Description:
Do you have a passion for Sports? Do you love to code? If you answered yes, then CBS Sports
may be looking for you! CBSSports.com is looking for an experienced Software Developer for our CBSSports.com engineering team. To be successful at this job, you need to bring a winning attitude and mad coding skills.
Qualifications:
You are a JavaScript ninja. Your understanding of various libraries such as Require.js, Backbone.js, or AngularJS is deep because your core JavaScript skills are strong.
You are familiar with various video streaming/encoding technologies and formats and have experience working with mainstream open-source video libraries
You’re comfortable working with PHP or a similar server side scripting language
You've got a working knowledge of a video CMS, be that proprietary or likes of thePlatform, Ooyala, Brightcove, etc as well as CMS frameworks (Symfony, etc)
You've got a strong ability to develop enterprise-level sites or applications with expertise in UI/UX Design implementation in web interfaces.
You've got proven experience in designing web standard compliant XHTML/SASS/LESS/JavaScript and cross-browsers user interfaces focusing on the user and on user requirements.
Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking with product development staff with the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment
You have excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design
Worked with agile processes
Experience using or writing APIs, preferably using Rest protocol
Familiarity with using version control systems. (Git/Stash preferred)
You love sports, fantasy sports and/or sports gaming
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must successfully pass a background check
Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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