Comcast: Network Devops Engineer 2 at Comcast (Mount Laurel, NJ) (Mount Laurel, NJ)

Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. 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.

Comcast's Network Infrastructure Engineering team is seeking a self-motivated, driven engineer with networking and/or software development skills to help automate, transform, and operate Comcast's national Converged IP Network. This person will assist the team in charge of the world's largest IP voice, video, and Internet network. They will be responsible for planning, designing, developing, deploying, and operating new Software Defined Networking (SDN) applications and other network automation functions.

Core Responsibilities
-Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements.
-Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.
-Responsible for planning, designing, developing, deploying, and operating new Software Defined Networking (SDN) applications and other network automation functions.
-Collaborates with other Software Development Engineers, Network Engineers, and others
-Oversees the researching, writing, and editing of documentation and technical requirements, including software designs, evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals, and formal recommendations and reports.
-Keeps current with technological developments within the industry. Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews literature, patents, standards, open source projects, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
-Assists with technical leadership throughout the design process and assists in guidance with regards to practices, procedures, and techniques.
-Assists in tracking and evaluating performance metrics. Ensures team delivers software on time, to specification.
-Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements. Tests and evaluates systems, subsystems, and components.
-Acts as a technical contact and liaison for outside vendors and/or customers.
-Presents and defends architectural, design, and technical choices to internal and external audiences.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other Qualifications
-Possess strong analytical and troubleshooting skills; a commitment to excellence.
-Possess creative ability, credibility, self-confidence and independence.
-Able to work under pressure, make priority decisions and multi-task.

Job Specification:
- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
- Engineering, Computer Science
- Generally requires2-5 years related experience

Key Proficiencies
-Software development & scripting
-Systems administration
-IP networking

Other desirable skills not limited to:
-Working with Open Source. Both as a user and community contributor.
-Software Defined Networking, network automation, data-plane programming.
-Familiarity with any of these or similar tools and systems: Quagga, Bird, VPP, FBOSS, Wedge, Cisco Lindt, Kafka.
-Network telemetry, key-value & JSON document stores, time-series databases.
-Distributed systems

Employees at all levels are expect 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 game-changing 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
- Drive results and growth
- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex or any other legally protected category.

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