Lead Software Engineer - REMOTE @ Paramount+ - New York, NY

Job Overview

9 days ago

Lead Software Engineer - REMOTE

Paramount+ - New York, NY

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview & Responsibilities
We are looking to bring on an Engineering Manager for our Data Engineering - Data Products - Division. This division focuses on building tools to increase the efficiency of our business teams. Candidate will work on both the backend and frontend pieces of the internal tools and work closely with product managers and business stakeholders. If you love finding ways to leverage software to automate tedious tasks and make human processes more efficient, scalable, and accurate, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Responsibilities
Grow and manage a team of full-stack engineers, reporting into the Director of Data Engineering (Data Ingestion, Infrastructure & Products)
Propel the business forward by leading high-impact projects end-to-end in a fast-paced, iterative environment
Shape the technical roadmap for the team, contribute to OKR discussions, and lead the engineering agile processes for the team
Support setting the short-, mid- and long-term technical roadmaps for the team in collaboration with the technical leads and the leadership team
Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and growth, ensuring team members excel with oversight and mentorship, are working on projects at the intersection of interest, skill, and business impact, and have concrete opportunities for growth
Lead cross-functional projects, working closely with Product Managers and Key Stakeholders
Ensure the team’s code and release quality by completing code reviews and balancing moving fast while building sustainably
Strategically contribute technically - write important design docs, tackle particularly intricate components / features or services, etc.
Contribute to technical talks and discussions, and opportunities to improve engineering productivity and processes

Required Qualifications
STEM undergraduate degree
5+ years software development experience, including 1+ years of either formal management or close mentoring of junior and intermediate software developers
Senior level technical expertise in Front-end development (modern JS frameworks, ReactJS, NextJS, JS, HTML5/CSS3, SASS) and technical expertise in Back-end Web Development (Flask, FastAPI, Python)
Strong knowledge of modern web technologies (NextJS, ReactJS and FastAPI preferred) as well as microservices
Experience with SQL query optimization
Full-stack experience, and are interested in leading a full-stack team
Served as a technical lead for shipping a major feature / product / internal tool
Has been part of hiring and interview processes
Highly motivated / passionate, interested in continuous learning, and looking forward to working in a fast-paced environment, with an emphasis on delivering business value
Experience owning production services, working in an Agile environment, and collaborating with Product Managers
Interested in technical leadership, team management, people management, and individual technical contributions
You are a strong communicator, for both technical and non-technical topics

Additional Qualifications
STEM graduate degree
Commercial / enterprise experience with Storage technologies (Postgres)
Commercial / enterprise experience with Caching technologies (Redis)
Commercial / enterprise experience with version control (GitHub)
Commercial / enterprise experience with CI/CD Platforms (Cloud Build)
Commercial / enterprise experience Cloud infrastructure (GCP)
Commercial / enterprise experience with managing containerized workloads and services (Kubernetes)
Commercial / enterprise experience with Monitoring and Automated Alerting (Sentry, Grafana)
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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to [email protected] Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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