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Ref#: 28381
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.  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 ®.

Showtime Networks Inc. 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. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™ which offers Smithsonian Channel™ and Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC.

Description:

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.

 Overview:

 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


Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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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