Senior JavaScript Developer @ CBS Interactive - Burbank, CA

Senior JavaScript Developer


CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE:
JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA
ABOUT US:
CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.
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DESCRIPTION:
Brand Overview:
Our team at CBS.com is responsible for servicing CBS’s premiere online content around the world! We’re home to best-in-class original shows (Star Trek: Picard, Twilight Zone, Star Trek: Discovery, The Good Fight) via our streaming service: CBS All Access / Paramount+. We also help millions of viewers consume and enjoy television hits such as Late Night with Stephen Colbert, Survivor, etc.
Role Details:
We are looking for a Senior Javascript Developer who can work in a fast-paced environment that has a strong grasp of groundbreaking languages and technologies. Become one of the core Player Service contributors that participate in the development of the modular platform for the video applications including but not limited to desktop, mobile web, Smart TVs. Our team values software that exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, extensibility and foundational robustness!
Your Day-to-Day:
  • Design, build and support high performance, scalable and innovative frontend components

  • Partner with our central video engineering teams to build, integrate and deploy high performance video players

  • Collaborate with our internal and external partners to develop, debug and deploy video delivery applications

  • Help build a culture of good engineering processes and practices

  • Work closely with fellow engineers and product management teams to meet fixed deadlines

  • Work in all phases of software development

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:
  • Develop modular video delivery applications for desktop, mobile web, Smart TVs

  • Design and develop Proof of Concept and feature tests for desktop, mobile web, Smart TV applications

  • Develop and build testing tools for internal team needs as well as wider organization

QUALIFICATIONS:
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • 5+ years of experience with web application development in Agile environments

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design, data structures and algorithms

  • Keen understanding of web application development and standard methodologies

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of TypeScript, JavaScript, ES6, CSS, Sass/LESS, HTML

  • Savvy with HTML DOM and Event APIs

  • Solid knowledge of Gulp, NPM, Webpack and/or Rollup, Babel and Git

  • Proven ability to build custom solutions using TypeScript and/or Vanilla JavaScript without or with minimum reliance on 3rd party frameworks and libraries

  • Effective interpersonal skills

You might also have -
  • Experience with Chromecast application development

  • Working knowledge of Docker, Jenkins and CI tools

FUNCTION: Software Engineering
EEO Statement:
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
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