Backend API Engineer in San Francisco, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

CBS Corporation   •  

San Francisco, CA 94102

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 54 days ago

Division Overview:

The team at CBS is responsible for servicing CBS's premiere online content around the world. We're home to exclusive original shows (Star Trek: Discovery, The Good Fight, Twilight Zone) via our streaming service: CBS All Access. We also help millions of viewers consume and enjoy television hits such as Big Bang Theory, Late Night with Stephen Colbert, Survivor, etc.

Role Details:

Become one of the core contributors that helps power the backend services for and CBS All Access. We're a team that values software that exemplifies simplicity of design, maintainability, extensibility, and foundational robustness. We are looking for a person who can work in a fast-paced environment that has a strong grasp of cutting edge languages and technologies.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Design, build, and support high performance, scalable, and innovative backend systems/services.
  • Develop backend APIs, implement system instrumentation, and provide documentation
  • Work closely with other engineers and product management teams to meet fixed deadlines.
  • Work in all phases of a rapid product development lifecycle.

Key Projects:

  • Migrate our API services/systems to cloud infrastructures and software
  • Find smarter ways to serve our content, whether algorithmically or possibly machine learning
  • Discover reliable ways to manage, store, and secure our data around the globe


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • 3+ Years product software development
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Solid Java, Linux, Shell scripting, Python ability
  • Effective communication skills

You might also have -

  • Experience with RDBMs
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions
  • Experience with Search Technologies
  • Experience with Distributed Systems (both in system design and data storage)
  • Working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, cloud environments (GCP, AWS, etc.) a plus
  • Working knowledge of build tools a plus

Valid Through: 2019-9-16