Sr. Full Stack Engineer - REMOTE, CBS Sports Digital (Freelance)


New York, NY, US, 10036

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


Do you have a passion for Sports? Do you love to code? If you answered yes, then CBS Sports Digital may be looking for you! is looking for an experienced Sr. Full Stack Engineer for our Picks Games engineering team. To be successful at this job, you need to bring a winning attitude, technical architecture skills, and excellent leadership skills.


This is a 6 month temporariy assignment 



  • Develop new business-led features with an emphasis on performance and user experience
  • Develop new and maintain current frontend architecture and backend processes to support
  • Games and Picks platform
  • Build interactive UX using TypeScript and React based on designs provided by design team to support existing and new game types
  • Design, architect, and maintain data store for various sports data including user selections for games and picks
  • Deploy periodic site updates to QA, stage, and production environments
  • Provide engineering support to stakeholders, ensuring a high level of application availability and stability


Key Projects:

  • Build from the ground up or and/or support existing backend applications for Picks Games
  • Design and implement Database Schemas for new and existing games in MySQL
  • Build and maintain backend processes for managing states of sports data and publishing to the frontend via websockets
  • Build and support backend processes to manage standings, user entries, scoring, etc for various games like Picks Games and Bracket Games
  • Build and maintain GraphQL APIs
  • Refactor various parts of the backend code to be more efficient
  • Keep platform updated with latest NodeJS and React features


What you bring to the team:
You have:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Node.js
  • Minimum 5 years of Web Development experience, with 3+ years of experience in React
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience building UI/UX from the ground up based on designs provided
  • Minimum of 2 years of developing and architecting applications for cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Ability to design and debug complex systems.
  • Familiarity with HTML5 WebSockets
  • Proven experience building GraphQL APIs
  • 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 have a familiarity with caching data stores (Redis)
  • 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.




Hiring Salary Range: $160000.0 - 170000.0. 


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. 


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