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Comcast Corporation

Senior Engineer, Backend Engineering

Telecommunications

All

Full Time

On Site

No

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. 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). Some roles can work virtual full-time if they are not near a Tech Hub, but that is dependent upon the needs of the position and amount of collaboration required.

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation of all development activity. Trains non-technical personnel. Assists with tracking performance metrics. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.

Job Description

As part of the Syndication Engineering team, you are a senior member of a team responsible for design and development of the software components (such as XMP APIs) required to integrate Comcast products & technology with large MSO’s systems across North American, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. You will design and develop the best infrastructure and software solutions & monitor emerging technologies/technology practices for potential use within the team and company to meet the needs of the Syndication business. You will be provided with an opportunity to work with cutting edge cloud technologies while interfacing with other Comcast teams and Comcast partners.

Are you passionate about digital media, entertainment, and software services? Do you like big challenges and working within a highly motivated team environment?

We are looking for an outstanding engineer within the CTS organization who will work closely with CTS Engineering and program delivery teams that are responsible for delivering new products and functionality to partner providers. We are a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility.

Who does the Senior Software Engineer work with?

You will work closely with CTS Engineering team, the CTS Program Delivery teams and the CTS Operational Readiness Team to deliver features and capabilities to our Syndication partners. You will also interact heavily with the internal Comcast engineering & Operations teams as part of new features development for our partners.

What are some interesting things you will doing?

  • In this role, you will be responsible for defining and building the critical software components that enable the large family of Comcast products that are syndicated to partners.
  • You will be a senior member of DevOps team that leverage CI/CD and Agile practice and work with emerging public cloud and other technologies.
  • You will work with the internal engineering teams at Comcast while working on new features and to help those teams to troubleshoot partner issues.
  • You will be integral part of the agile delivery team utilizing such software delivery concepts as CI/CD, Infrastructure as a Code, and Configuration as a Code
  • You will be working with latest cloud technologies to deliver best value to our partners
  • You will have opportunity to coach more junior team members to ensure high quality of software delivery
  • You will have opportunity to interact with Comcast partners in order to deliver high quality products
Core Responsibilities

As a senior member of XMP Development team the Engineer 4 will be responsible for planning, development, and rolling out Comcast XMP API used by Comcast partners to integrate with Comcast backend services. In particular:

  • Participate in making major technical and architectural decisions
  • Hands-on development of the API features
  • Hands-on development of the partner and internal-facing applications and components
  • Hands-on development of the new tools to make the API management more efficient
  • Design major features and capabilities
  • Mentor developers on the team
  • Perform code reviews/approvals
  • Expand the document development best practices
  • Assist with cloud-based infrastructure planning and implementation
  • Work with partners and technical architects on technical requirements definition
  • Assist in the ongoing system support and maintenance
  • Be integral part of the team's agile practices, propose the delivery process optimizations as needed
Requirements
  • Self-starter
  • Previous experience mentoring developers
  • Working knowledge of AWS, specifically API Gateway, Lambda, CloudWatch, SNS, SQS, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB
  • Expert in Python
  • Extensive experience developing Restful high-volume APIs using API Gateway, Lambda, Python
  • Good understanding of AWS automated deployment technologies in CI/CD context
  • Good understanding of automated testing approaches for cloud-based Restful APIs in AWS environment
Nice to Have Skills
  • Previous Telecommunications industry experience
  • Full stack development experience including React, Bootstrap

About Comcast CTS (Comcast Technology Solution)

CTS (Comcast Technology Solution), is a division of Comcast Cable, serves the advertiser, content provider, global operator, and technology markets with a complete portfolio of products and capabilities designed to meet the

evolving needs for content distribution and monetization in a multi-platform world. Built on Comcast's robust media and entertainment infrastructure, Comcast Technology Solutions offers a breadth and depth of expertise, spanning twenty years in broadcast and digital, to help customers deliver engaging experiences and forge new business models.

Disclaimer:

  • 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.

Education

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

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