Software Engineer, CBS Sports Digital (REMOTE/Freelance)


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)



Role Details:
We are seeking a skilled software engineer experienced in building highly scalable, innovative web services in a continuous delivery model on cloud platforms. In this role, you will team up with leads and other team members to build out a technical vision aimed at realizing the future of sports. You will join a team of engineers and product owners passionate about solving intriguing problems.



  • Building new foundational capabilities using domain-driven design and test-driven development that will power features and experiences on various CBS Sports properties
  • Developing the tools and processes used to increase the speed of software delivery while reducing the cost of implementation
  • Participate in scrum ceremonies - daily stand-ups, grooming and sprint planning
  • Practice DevOps, write good tests and deploy continuously to prod with monitoring
  • Review your teammate’s design, code, provide constructive feedback and engage in good technical discussions including weekly deep dive sessions
  • Work with your product partners to develop technical solutions for features

Key Projects:

  • Build from the ground up or and/or support existing applications for CBSSports Digital Products
  • Build a set of tools to support various CBSSports Digital Product needs.
  • Build a tool to generate graphics for various FAST channels that integrates with various APIs.
  • Adapt and optimize current systems for deployment on cloud-based infrastructure
  • Keep platform updated with latest GraphQL and React features
  • Refactor various parts of the site to be more efficient and build sharable components


You have:

  • BS Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • You’re a problem solver; you embrace getting your hands dirty with unfamiliar technologies
  • Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking for product development with the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, agile and team-oriented environment
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, Typescript, React, and NodeJS
  • Experience working with a microservices architecture using AWS API Gateway, AWS Lambda, and DynamoDB
  • Ability to design and debug complex systems.
  • Proven experience using REST APIs, GraphQL, and JSON data
  • Worked with agile processes
  • Familiarity with using version control systems. (Git)

You might also have:

  • You possess strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking with product development staff plus the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment
  • You have excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design
  • You love sports, fantasy sports and/or sports gaming
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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.


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


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