Engineering Manager- CMS

Company Details

Paramount+

Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

** This is a remote opportunity.

Scope of Job: Pluto TV is looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager for the development of new, as well as enhancement of existing, application services powering its Content Systems, which includes PlutoTV’s Media Asset Management System (MAM), Content Management System (CMS), and Content Feeds Services (CFEEDS). Candidate must have hands-on experience with Javascript, Node, Express, React, and similar JavaScript-based technologies, strong experience leading highly technical teams, and deep experience building solutions with AWS services, such as S3, Lambda, ECS, and more. This is a technical leadership role, so aspiring engineering managers or lead software engineers are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Build out and manage a great team of software engineers (mostly remote, 6 to 10 team members)

Keep your teams happy, motivated and successful

Develop and implement innovative processes, strategies and best practices to maximize team morale and productivity

Host weekly 1:1’s with team members for coaching and mentoring

Conduct code reviews and ensure developers adhere to team’s best practices and processes

Develop technical requirements for new projects or improve existing projects with teams

Encourage teams to make technical decisions, and make final decisions when necessary

Determine key engineering metrics

Monitor and improve team engineering metrics

Ensure priority tasks such as production issues are investigated and resolved in a timely manner

Guide realistic (not optimistic) LOE discussions during Quarterly PI planning, accounting for likely set-backs and external constraints

Qualifications:

BS degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field required

10+ years of software engineering experience

5+ years of experience building highly scalable, performant and responsive web applications

3+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience (on teams with 7 or more developers)

5+ years of experience developing application services using Node + Mongo + Express + front-end frameworks/libraries like Canjs or React.

3+ years of experience developing applications deployed on AWS

Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills

1+ years of Typescript experience is a plus but not required

1+ years of Golang experience is a plus but not required

VOD Streaming experience is desired

Experience with as much of our technology stack as possible: Node.js, Javascript, React, Express.js, Typescript, Can.js, Redis, MongoDB, Git, AWS

Extremely technical hands-on software

Directors and Managers are encouraged to apply

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.

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