Technical Manager - CBS All Access

Ref#: 29141
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, 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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Brand Overview:
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 250 million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Brands you will work on include and CBS All Access, which includes HD movies, CBS shows, classic TV episodes, and original programming.

Role Details:
  • A successful candidate will embrace our design concepts, agile development environment and be a collaborative team player able to communicate her/his ideas with colleagues and management.
  • We are looking for the person who can work in a fast-paced environment and has a strong grasp of cutting edge technologies
  • The candidate will work closely with engineering and product teams.
  • Utilize a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills to handle a mix of disparate tasks which includes project and software development work
  • The candidate must show he/she has experience with Test Driven Development

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Work closely with the team, communicate effectively and share ideas with colleagues and management
  • Use different techniques to debug and optimize frontend code
  • Be able to understand and execute frontend design/feature requirements
  • The candidate will work closely with engineering and product teams.

Key Projects:
  • Work closely with engineering and product teams to develop new features for CBS All Access and CBS All Access International brands.
  • Contribute in improvement of existing features/modules of CBS
What you bring to the team:
  • Experience managing team of engineers of up to 5 people
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience mentoring more junior engineers
  • Successful track record of designing and architecting solutions
  • PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Sass, LESS, HTML5
  • Knows what PHP v7.1 is all about
  • Passionate about application performance and knows different techniques to do optimization
  • Web development best practices

You might also have:
  • Experience working for RESTful apis
  • Experience performing load tests
  • Experience working with tools like Jenkins
  • Rapid proof-of-concept experience

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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