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Comcast Corporation

Sr. Storage Software Engineer, VIPER



Full Time

On Site


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Comcast’s Technology, Product & Experience organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards. Because our employees are our most valuable asset, we offer a flexible working environment to balance the need to work independently wherever you choose, with days that require collaboration at one of our offices. Our roles primarily reside inside or around one of our Tech Hubs (Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, Denver, Austin, Silicon Valley, Washington DC/N. Virginia).

Job Summary

The VIPER team is an organization within Comcast’s grander Technology Product and Experience organization (TPX) which supports the Product Management, Research & Development, Engineering and Operations for Comcast’s Elite Video Experiences in use by Comcast and Syndicated Partners. We support both legacy QAM Video Delivery and the Next Generation IP Video Platform infrastructure from Content Acquisition to the Player consuming experiences we control the end-to-end Video delivery platforms. These platforms deliver video for live linear, video on-demand and cloud DVR services consumed by more than 20 million customers both in-home and out of home on stb’s, connected tv, mobile and desktop products.

Job Description

  • Architect and design storage infrastructure solutions to support the development and deployment of sophisticated IP video technologies and services.

  • Lead and drive the implementation of reliable, scalable and versatile storage infrastructure.

  • Research, develop and drive the forward-looking storage strategy via proof of concepts to ensure the longevity of video storage.

  • Foster multi-functional mentoring and experienced knowledge sharing across the various engineering teams.

  • Lead all aspects of configuration and management of storage infrastructure.

  • What your team of skilled engineers performs.

    • Provide hands-on systems level engineering and technical mentorship for all Storage Platforms.

    • Configuration and standardization of storage system fault tolerance, monitoring and stress testing.

    • Tests and certifies systems releases and firmware for storage infrastructure components provided by vendors.

    • Tier 3 support for critical issues

  • Regular and consistent attendance

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Abilities:

  • Able to work independently, be self-motivated and balance multiple priorities.

  • High attention to detail and strong ability to problem solve and drive resolution.

  • Proactive ownership, positive demeanor, with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills across multiple teams.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to clearly articulate issues and technologies to senior leadership.

  • Strong experience gathering requirements and supporting complex software development teams in an agile environment.

  • Willingness to learn and step outside their comfort zone.

What You"ll Need:

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in systems engineering.

  • Experience with large scale distributed storage architectures, IBM Cleversafe, AWS S3 or equivalent object storage technology.

  • Knowledge of video storage platforms, video on demand and cloud DVR.

  • Experience with "object storage" would be a PLUS!

  • Experience leading a team of engineers responsible for various infrastructure domains.

  • Knowledge of CI/CD methodologies and Immutable Infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure Systems & Platforms

    • Computer - Linux OS

    • Networking – VLAN, Routing, Multicast, Unicast

    • Data Centers – Racks, Power, Cooling

    • Automation – Bash, Python, Ansible

    • Virtualization – VMware, OpenStack

    • Containers – Docker on Kubernetes

  • Experience with developing and enforcing standards and managing large scale cloud infrastructure.

  • Solid understanding of networking concepts (VLAN, TCP/IP, Multicast, Unicast, OSI).

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced agile environment.

  • Strong software engineering skills/strong in at least one software programming language (Python, Golang, c/c++).

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.

  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.

  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our groundbreaking technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.

  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.

  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.

  • Get results and growth.

  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.

  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years


Pay Range: $118,982.83 - $178,474.24

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the [Register to View] on our careers site for more details.