Software Engineer - Video, CBSSports

Ref#: 30735
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, 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.

Check us out on The Muse, Instagram and YouTube for an inside look into 'Life At CBSi' through employee testimonials, office photos and company updates. provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and pro sports. is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multiplatform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.

Role Details:
We are seeking a highly motivated software engineer to join our high performing video engineering team. This role will be responsible for the creation and execution of the consumer-facing video products for CBS Sports Digital brands.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Architect and develop the OTT products that are a core foundation of the CBS Sports Digital portfolio
  • Support and enhance core software infrastructure that powers live and on demand video workflows
  • Coordinate with various internal and external business and technical stakeholders to execute on the OTT platform development strategy

Key Projects:
  • Designing scalable software solutions for our core live and on-demand video workflows in AWS MediaLive
  • Development of an encoder management cloud infrastructure and interface that is utilized by an internal video operations team
  • Designing scalable API endpoints for use by 3rd parties to access the video management systems
What you bring to the team: 
You have –
  • BS Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • 4+ years of experience with software architecture, SOA and/or microservices architectures
  • 4+ years of experience writing REST or
  • SOAP based web services and APIs
  • 1+ years of experience with Roku/Brightscript development
  • 2+ years of experience with web client technologies (XHTML/SASS/LESS/Javascript)
  • 2+ years of experience with various video streaming technologies and formats and have experience working with mainstream open-source video libraries
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS or another cloud technology provider

You might also have –
  • Experience doing application delivery at an online company in digital media or in the telecommunications industry or at a broadcast company
  • Experience with technologies like React.js, PHP, javascript, iOS, Android, OTT and/or Windows phone apps
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal & written
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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