CBS Corporation Software Engineer, iOS - in San Francisco, California

Software Engineer, iOS -

REF#: 27161


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA


CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites & mobile apps dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.


When All Access was launched, CBS became the first broadcast company to create a paid service without partnering with a paid cable provider. In short, we broke new ground in the industry by providing robust, interactive services with unprecedented access to local content. At the same time, we built an innovative and exciting work environment to inspire and reward the cutting-edge ideas, creativity, and technical/operational expertise of our managers and employees.

The Position:

Responsible for the technical development, debugging, and delivery of best- in-class mobile applications.

Ability to work across a wide range of projects, each with specific functional and feature requirements.

Collaborate closely with product managers, user interface designers, platform engineers, and multiple groups across CBS to define and implement product features.

Build high-level user interfaces using rapid prototyping methodologies.

Design application frameworks for use across the multiple products.

Work with internal technical teams to identify and build platform elements required to support key mobile product features.

Create Technical Requirements Documentation based on Product Requirement Documents.

Implement upgrades, rebuilds and additional porting of applications.

Juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results- oriented environment.

Results- driven, able and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Evaluate opportunities to bring new product features and content to mobile users from a technical


Build strong working relationships with coworkers, customers (internal and external), and company



Thorough knowledge of the iOS platform and deep familiarity with Xcode

Excellent programming skills in Objective-C Swift

Sound programming fundamentals: experience working with memory management, multi-threaded programming.

Acted as a key contributor to at least one publically released native iPhone application.

Background supporting the integration of rich media assets, including video, into mobile properties.

Experience integrating ad serving products and analytics/reporting tools into mobile properties.

Ability to work in a cross- functional team alongside other developers contributing to the same code base library.

Experience working with both Agile and Waterfall development processes.

Very strong interpersonal skills; must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non- technical members of the development team.

Minimum 2 years of iOS development experience

Must successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Experience:

Continuous Build and Test Automation experience,

Demonstrated ability to build intuitive user interfaces for mobile applications.

Experience working with entertainment, games, news, or sports-related properties preferred.

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.


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