Sr. Software Developer - Product

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Ref#: 21288
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®.
Description:

Showtime Networks seeks an exceptional developer with primary focus on backend Java, but with interest and experience in other languages and technologies. Ideal candidates will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study, and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. The candidate must also be a strong multi-tasker with exceptional time-management skills. In this position, you will build the front and back-end frameworks for our Showtime standalone streaming service and TV Everywhere service, Showtime Anytime.

Overview:

This position is for a senior backend developer with broad experience. Candidates would join a focused team of developers with a wide range of skill sets to build and support highly-available, high-performance web sites, iOS and Android apps, apps for other platforms like connected TVs and game consoles, and the associated web service platform. Showtime applications are vailable to millions of subscribers, so writing code that can scale horizontally is key. We’re building the future of television, pushing onto new platforms... And as we grow the service, we’ll get to play with some great tech.

Key Technologies:

        Java, Groovy, Spring, Mongo, Hibernate, OSX & Linux, Maven, Git, Oracle, Redis, Bamboo, JIRA, VMWare, Puppet, etc

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

        6+ years of development experience, preferably for high-availability consumer products

        Good 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

        PHP/Zend, Rails or Django

        High-volume clustered sites

        Spring

        Mongo & other NoSQL

        iOS or Android development

Game console or connected TV development


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