ViacomCBS Streaming

Sr Software Engineer (Remote)

3 weeks agoNew York, NY

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

Brand/Division Overview

Paramount Plus is developing the next generation of multimedia and cross-platform entertainment. The team at Paramount Plus values software which exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, and foundational adaptability. You will join the Media Distribution Platform team which maintains and develops a set of applications which power Paramount Plus streaming service and distribute data to external streaming partners.

Role Details

We are seeking a high-impact software engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will embrace our design precepts and will be a collaborative teammate able to communicate their ideas with colleagues and management. In this role you will be involved in supporting and improving our video subscriptions, syndication, and distribution systems, build integrations with new partners, platforms and services and create new APIs and services to meet our business needs.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Design, modify, and develop software applications, APIs, database schemas and search indexes
  • Participate in full-stack development (Java, Spring, Apache Solr, MySQL)
  • Participate in full life-cycle development (Test Driven Development)
  • Participate in product innovation and be accountable for contributing in a major way to infrastructure improvements, product innovation and direction
Key Projects
  • Building and improving video distribution and syndication systems and services
  • Building and improving partner, platform, and service integrations
  • Creating new APIs, features, and services for P+, P+ International and
  • Building new tools for managing our APIs, features, services, and partnerships
  • Optimize our applications for cloud computing and distributed computing employing best practices such Circuit-Breaker pattern.

What you bring to the team:

You have -
  • BS Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years of programming experience
  • Proven technical competence and experience across related technologies (Java, Spring, MySQL)
  • OOP design and development experience
  • Proven track record of leading projects
  • Proven success developing and maintaining critical systems
You might also have -
  • Experience building Web Services
  • Experience with Cloud Computing (GCP, AWS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of JSON, MRSS, XML, and RESTful
  • Experience with Tomcat, Spring MVC, Spring Security, Apache Solr or Elastic Search and Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Web development standard methodologies
  • Experience with Distributed Computing


Hiring Salary Range: $135,000.00 - 155,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: CBS-35815

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