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Lead Mobile Engineer


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York
Fully Remote

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

Lead ios/tvOS Developer


Job Description: CBS Sports, News and Stations is looking for someone that can act as a Platform Lead with solid ios/tvOS experience. The ideal candidate will have experience writing Apple tvOS applications and has worked with streaming video. As a part of the video team you will work with talented developers designing and building out the next generation of CBS Sports online video products. To be successful at this job, you need to bring a winning attitude, innovative coding skills and proven teamwork experience.


In this position you will:


  • Support the successful distribution of live streaming events.
  • Work closely with the wider data, engineering and product teams cross-functionally to implement innovative solutions.
  • Work closely with UX designers, product managers, and engineering leadership to craft best-of-class, delightful TV-watching experiences.
  • Debug, optimize and integrate CBS developed API calls that integrate rich media, video, ad serving and analytics.
  • Lead initiatives across the company, working closely with other OTT platform, mobile and backend engineers.
  • Have a deep understanding of the iOS and tvOS SDKs, Swift, app and view lifecycles, thread management, and animation.
  • Develop the architectural direction specializing in features tvOS has to offer our customers.
  • Demonstrate engineering excellence by developing test infrastructures, writing documentation, ensuring high performance, and following an agile development methodology.
  • Have Experience with Apple’s AVKit framework, HLS and DVR functions (trick modes etc).
  • Have experience in managing a large, dynamic catalog of streams.








Hiring Salary Range: $150,000.00 - 175,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City