Summer 2020 Video Software Engineering InternApply
The Video Technology group develops industry-leading online and mobile video delivery systems and IP for CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CBS News, CNET, GameSpot.com, and the entire suite of CBS Interactive sites. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day. We set company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company’s information resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in doing high-visibility, mission-critical work.
The Video Processing team is a team working within the Central Video Technology Group and oversees video processing and publishing workflows. It focuses on building and maintaining video encoding platforms for on-demand videos and live streaming infrastructures as well as integrations with CMS and publishing pipelines. The group works across the video ecosystem to enable all CBSi business units to deliver high-quality video through the use of cutting-edge technologies for maximizing user engagement and revenues.
We are looking for a Summer 2020 Software Engineering Intern passionate about large scale video systems and distributed systems. You’ll be part of the Video Processing Group, which focus on building, maintaining and helping on our live streaming and on-demand workflows, working with other video tech engineers to build and release products for various platforms like Desktop, OTT, Mobile. We are responsible for encoding our video streams at the best quality possible, no matter what the content, viewing device or network condition. You will be working on our video encoding platform and scaling it further to cloud infrastructure like AWS, GCP.
- Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm) but times may vary per team
- This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines
Familiarity with either PHP/Python or similar high-level programming language
Good understanding of CSS
Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented Programming
Familiar with microservices and REST API's and data-interchange formats such as JSON and XML
You might also have –
Familiarity with video protocols such as RTP, RTMP, HLS, HDS, Smooth Streaming
Understanding of video codecs like H.264/HEVC/VP8/VP9/AV1
Familiar with Cloud/SaaS services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud
Experience with Systems programming language such as Go
Experience with technical writing and design documentation
- Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university or bootcamp
- Must be at least 18 years old