CBS Corporation Android Developer (Software Engineer) - CBS in San Francisco, California

Android Developer (Software Engineer) - CBS

REF#: 29889


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA, US


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CBS News Digital is looking for an exceptional Android Developer. Ideal candidate will be innovative, self‐motivated, a quick study, and eager to develop new skills. In this position, you will take a key role in developing our award‐winning CBS News stand-alone streaming service and CBSN applications across multiple Android‐based platforms, including phone, tablet, Android TV, Fire Tablet and Amazon Fire TV.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Collaborate with other mobile and web developers to write good code and develop good frameworks

  • Work with Technical project managers to estimate tasks, stories and projects

  • Influence day to day product development discussions and design/UX decisions

  • Work with backend engineers to define backed Feed APIs

Key Projects:

  • Successful candidate will be working on one Mobile, Over the top devices applications of CBS News, 24/7 Streaming and other major upcoming audio and auto platform initiatives.


What you bring to the team:

  • Play a leading role in all stages of Android development from architecture to coding to final testing.

  • Work as part of an Agile team to deliver high quality applications.

  • Write clean and elegant code.

  • Collaborate with the product team to plan, design and execute new features.

You might also have:

  • Expert at Java and Android development

  • Good understanding of video and/or audio streaming and players

  • Understanding Analytics, Ads and various 3rd party SDKs integration

  • Knowledge of client/server architectures, syncing and caching approaches

  • Experience writing and debugging multi‐threaded code

  • Experience with continuous delivery (automation of all processes throughout the software development lifecycle); e.g. automated builds, automated tests, and automated deployments

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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