Android Developer ‐ Product

Ref#: 24414
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, SHAMELESS, DEXTER®, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES and PENNY DREADFUL, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.
Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL™  and 60 MINUTES SPORTS™. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel™, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.

Showtime Networks seeks an exceptional Android Developer. Ideal candidate will be innovative, self‐motivated, a quick study, and eager to develop new skills. In this position, you will take a key role in developing our award‐winning SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service and Showtime Anytime applications across multiple Android‐based platforms, including phone, tablet, Android TV, Fire Tablet and Amazon Fire TV.


 This position is for an Android developer with wide experience, ideally with deep core and media knowledge, as well as understanding of the backend APIs necessary to build successful media applications. The SHOWTIME and Showtime Anytime Android applications are installed on millions of devices, and the SHOWTIME app was chosen as one of the top entertainment apps in the Google Play store, as well as being featured in the Best Apps of 2015 collection. We’re building the future of television, pushing onto new platforms... And along the way, we get to play with some great tech.

 Key Technologies:

 ·         Java, Android SDK, SQLite, media playback, JIRA, Bamboo, etc



  • Play a leading role in all stages of Android development from architecture to coding to final testing.
  • Work as part of an Agile team to deliver high quality applications.
  • Write clean and elegant code.
  • Collaborate with the product team to plan, design and execute new features.
  • Expert at Java and Android development
  • Independent, energetic, and capable.
  • Great communication and collaboration skills, and a strong teamwork ethic.
  • Knowledge of client/server architectures, syncing and caching approaches.
  • Experience writing and debugging multi‐threaded code.
  • Experience with continuous delivery (automation of all processes throughout the software development lifecycle); e.g. automated builds, automated tests, and automated deployments

 Bonus Items:

  • Demonstrated experience with open source technology: Python, JavaScript, Mongo, and Git.
  • Experience with Groovy.
  • Experience with cloud services.
  • Full stack‐developer that can work on both the front‐end and back‐end of an application.
  • Experience with streaming video, codecs, and DRM.
  • iOS/tvOS development.



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