CBS Corporation Senior Application Developer in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Application Developer

REF#: 26452


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


The Senior Application Developer is a critical resource working with a team of experienced analysts, developers, and business resources to develop and maintain software used for CBS Distribution Services.

  • Build solutions with .NET / Win Forms / ASP.NET MVC / C#.NET / SQL Server / WCF Web Services

  • Maintain and develop new features in existing applications.

  • Participate with an energetic team on a rapid, agile development schedule.

All other responsibilities as assigned


  • Works with other developers and business analysts to develop, design and write application systems and programs.

  • Responsible for understanding system requirements, tasking and estimating features, and following work management life-cycle processes such as keeping work items current in TFS and Service Now.

  • Understands and utilizes complex branching and merging strategies.

  • Understands and implements version control, small check-ins, labeling, versioning and deployment best practices for both source code and database deployments.

  • Develops software code that conforms to IS&T standards for quality and conformity.

  • Develops and implements unit test plans.

  • Creates technical documentation including approach documents, impact analysis, and physical and conceptual topology and component diagrams.

  • Partners with analysts in domain walkthroughs to understand requirements. Demonstrates resolution approach and communicates impacts of change.

  • Provides guidance and assistance to the applications users and support teams on all aspects of application deployment, training and support, including: Installation, Configuration, First and second tier support.

  • Provides clear, consistent, regular communication with all project stakeholders at all levels, including presentations to senior management, creating agendas and meeting minutes.

  • Identifies and resolves project issues, including issue tracking and escalation.

  • Assists the Application Manager (or Director) in the creation and estimation of project plans.

  • Actively participates in applications planning/strategy meetings and provides input on the most appropriate and effective use of applications.



  • Minimum 5 years of professional IT experience

  • Fluent in C#.Net/Win Forms/ASP.NET

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience with SQL Server 2008+

  • Strong skills in T-SQL with hands-on troubleshooting complex stored procedures and functions


  • Knowledge of Design Patterns and Best Practices

  • Strong JavaScript skills

  • Strong OO skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns

  • Intermediate to Advanced Knowledge of Entity Framework, AngularJS, MVC 3.0+, LINQ, Razor, TDD, AJAX, Silverlight, and/or jQuery

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in system analysis, programming, project implementations and technical management is required.



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