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CBS Corporation Senior Android Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

Senior Android Engineer

REF#: 34720

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

 

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DESCRIPTION:

Division Overview:

CBSSports.com provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and pro sports. CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multi-platform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.

Role Details:

You will be a part of an agile team responsible for developing, testing, deploying, monitoring and maintaining multiple internal common libraries and native Android applications. You will also be expected to provide critical feedback on other developers code through the code review process. We are looking for experienced candidates with a proven track record working in large Android applications using best practices.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop new product features in Kotlin and Java

  • Diagnose and fix defects as identified by users or other team members

  • Review code changes by other team members to ensure they meet requirements, are error free, and use best practices

  • Investigate new SDKs, product requirements, and Android features

  • Provide critical feedback on code changes through the code review process

Key Projects:

  • CBS Sports App game tracker modernization

  • Future of Television experiences

  • Video player and table layout manager library

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience (5+ years total programming with at least most recent 4 years in Android using native apis)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present and convey technical ideas to a varied technical audience

  • Sound programming fundamentals: experience working with memory management, thread synchronization, and event based programming issues; utilization of sound engineering principles in writing code.

  • Experience working on a distributed team. Our cross-functional engineers are based in Kansas City, Fort Lauderdale and Sydney, Australia.

  • Experience with the agile process flow

  • A passion for sports

You might also have -

  • Kotlin experience strongly desired but willingness to use Kotlin is required

  • Build tooling familiarity (Gradle, Maven and CI build server experience)

  • Experience mentoring and growing technical individuals

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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