Sr. Software Developer - Product

Ref#: 30181
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US


Showtime Networks seeks an extraordinary developer with primary focus on backend Java (actually Groovy, but we'll happily teach you), with interest and experience in other languages and technologies. 

This position is within the company’s Product team - we are responsible for Showtime’s stand-alone OTT streaming service and TV Everywhere service, Showtime Anytime.  You will join an expanding product engineering team, building the next phase of our platform. 

About You:

You are creative, self-motivated, a quick study, and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. You should also be a strong multi-tasker with solid time-management skills. You will be part of a close-knit team of developers with a wide range of skills, responsible for building and supporting always-on high-performance products, available across a large number of platforms (including iOS, tvOS, web, Roku, Android mobile, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Fire tablet, Samsung TVs, LG TVs and Xbox One), and the associated web service platform they run on. 

Showtime applications are available to millions of subscribers, so it's key that you write code that easily scales horizontally. We’re building the future of television, and growing to support new platforms--and as we expand our services, we’ll get to play with some great tech.

Key Technologies You'll Master:

Groovy + Spring

Mongo + Redis + Elastic Search

macOS, Linux, Amazon Web Services

Maven, Git, JIRA, Bamboo, etc.


  • 6+ years of development experience, ideally for high-availability consumer products
  • Deep understanding of POOP (Principles of Object Oriented Programming)
  • Background in web development and database development
  • Familiarity with web applications, architectures, and deployment
  • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is preferred but not necessary

  • Experience Bonus Items:
  • Crafting high-volume clustered sites
  • Node, PHP/Zend, Rails or Django
  • iOS or Android development, either personally or professionally
  • Developing for game consoles or smart TV

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 slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include TWIN PEAKS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF,  and THE CHI. SHOWTIME will also debut two limited series this year, PATRICK MELROSE staring Benedict Cumberbatch and ESCAPE AT DANEMORA from Ben Stiller. 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 documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at and

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®. 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

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