Summer 2020 MaxPreps Front End Engineering Intern

Ref#: 35882
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Location: El Dorado Hills, CA, 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:

As America’s source for high school sports, MaxPreps dominates the space in coverage of the hard-earned achievements of student-athletes across the nation. We strive to serve team communities and showcase accomplishments of athletes to families, colleagues, and fans.

Role Details:

The Frontend Engineer will be primarily responsible for contributing to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of web applications, based on specific product requirement specifications. The Frontend Engineer will work with the product development team, in a fun and fast-paced sports-centric agile environment.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop user interfaces and navigation consistent with product requirement specifications, utilizing React, ES6, HTML, and CSS

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers and backend engineers to build pixel perfect interactive features

  • Write fast, reusable, and testable UI components

  • Improve the overall quality, performance, and stability of the frontend applications

Key Projects:

  • Build new features to existing applications

  • Modernize the design implementations of existing applications by migrating frontend code to a React frontend

  • Improve the consumer experience via innovative ways to increase speed and performance

  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week
  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines

What you bring to the team: 

You have – 

  • Experience in efficient and scalable web application development with JavaScript, HTML, CSS

  • Experience with React, and building lightweight responsive applications

  • Experience with source control using Git/GitHub

  • Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking for product development with the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, agile and team-oriented environment

You might also have – 

  • Knowledge and interest in sports, sports management, and statistics

  • Familiar with Node.JS, NextJS, Express and server-side rendering

  • Experience with SEO and frontend performance

  • Worked with AWS or other cloud services

Additional requirements:
  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp
  • Must be at least 18 years old
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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