Comcast: Senior Software Engineer at Comcast (Philadelphia, PA) (Philadelphia, PA)

Posted: Oct 12, 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. 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 are looking for a dedicated and passionate Sr Software Engineer to join our Network and Communications engineering team. If you have experience building scalable, cloud based, web applications, are excited about impacting millions of users, look no further!
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will specialize in building high-performance, reliable back-end systems and server-side APIs, creating the interconnectivity fabric of the platform and enabling the provisioning of a new and revolutionary class of services to millions of Internet users.
We practice Agile/Scrum methodology and program in a variety of languages such as Java, GoLang, NodeJS, Scala, or Python. We develop a variety of Software driven network services platforms built with a diverse set of technologies.


Responsibilities:
Design and Develop Rest and messaging based software infrastructure and build back-end systems and APIs
Design and develop low latency/high throughput server infrastructure components to handle large volume of transactions
Analyze requirements, design and develop code, unit test code and test tools
Present and defend architectural, design, and technical choices to internal and external audiences.
Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across Development, QA, Ops and other cross functional teams
Designs new software and web applications, supports applications and under development and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of software releases
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Supports and develops fellow software engineers


Qualifications:
Solid understanding of algorithm complexity, parallel/distributed systems, advanced data structures, computer networking and operating systems
Strong development experience with at least one of Java , GoLang, Python, NodeJS and related development frameworks
Design and Develop REST and messaging based software infrastructure and build back-end systems and APIs
Design and develop low latency/high throughput server infrastructure components to handle large volume of transactions
Development expertise in REST/SOAP/JSON API
Solid working knowledge of NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, MongoDB or Couchbase, and graph databases-Neo4j or JanusGraph
Development expertise in message and data pipeline technologies such as Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, RabbitMQ, Apache Spark/Flink
Strong working knowledge of cloud service platforms; at least one of Openstack/AWS/Azure/Google Cloud
Understanding and experience in distributed system frameworks such as Apache Zookeeper, etcd, Consul, Mesos/Kubernetes, Containers
Development expertise in building NFV, Cloud orchestration and SDN technologies, nice to have
Development expertise in either ONAP, ONOS or OpenDaylight, nice to have
Proficiency in Service and Network Modeling such as TOSCA, YANG, nice to have
Prior experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies
Experience with high-scale, high performance and high availability server development


Job Specification:
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
- Engineering, Computer Science
- Generally requires 7-11 years related experience


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

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