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Sr. Engineer

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

Business Unit: Job Summary:
The Private Cloud Engineering team is responsible for operating & managing large scale storage environments that provide the underlying infrastructure services to various engineering teams within Comcast. We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented DevOps Storage Engineer to explore an exciting and challenging career. SDS (Software Defined Storage) is a cutting-edge cloud team aiming to build Intelligent SDS solutions to create a self-healing and self-managing distributed storage that can easily scale from terabytes to petabytes. This unique virtualized storage offering is a more cost effective and performance optimizing solution for our internally critical customers and you will be a part of that team building our own creative engineering solutions to operational problems which have reliability and uptime appropriate to users' needs and a fast rate of improvement while keeping an ever-watchful eye on capacity and performance for running better production systems. Much of our software development focuses on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation. Practices such as limiting time spent on operational work, blameless postmortems and proactive identification of potential outages factor into iterative improvement which is key to both product quality and interesting and dynamic day-to-day work. We are looking for exceptional team player, problem-solver with the ability to work independently and demonstrate strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks with minimal supervision. Takes proactive initiatives on all projects with a strong sense of ownership.

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?Core Responsibilities:- Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and performance by contributing code- Design, architect and implement Operational Intelligence and Visibility Tool, Bynar (Hardware Remediation tool), and other automation tools- Ensures solutions that are well engineered, operable at large-scale, maintainable, and delivered on schedule. Develops, documents, and ensures compliance with best practices- Work on array lifecycle management, to migrate data to newer platform, deployment of new infrastructure for private cloud storage platform- Acts as a key contributor, contribute to user experience strategy, designs and proof of concept new architectures for futuristic storage products across multiple platforms- Analyze customer feedback, usability and research user behavior to enhance existing products. Work in collaboration with the broader T&P organization including other engineering teams and leaders- Monitor the availability, latency and overall system health. Would be involved in on-call incident and change management- Collaborate with team members to accomplish sprint goals by actively participating in the sprint cycle, in code reviews, and in helping to build a learning organization- Monitor current and future trends, technology and information that will positively affect organizational projects; applies and integrates emerging technological trends to new and existing systems architecture -?Contribute to the overall system implementation strategy for the enterprise and participates in appropriate forums, meetings, presentations etc. to meet goals- 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.?Job Specification:
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent- Engineering, Computer Science
- Generally requires 7-11 years related experience- 7-10 years of development and Linux experience, with the majority in an agile environment- At least five (5) years of professional software development experience using RUST or Python- 2+ years of experience on private cloud storage environments (Ceph, Solidfire or GlusterFS)- Experience with algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis. Strong understanding of TimeScaleDB database structure, design, of large distributed systems and statistical concepts- Demonstrated experience with OpenStack IaaS and CaaS Storage architectures including strategy, architectural patterns and standards, approaches to multi-tenancy, scalability, and security- Demonstrated experience with 3rd party hardware vendor relationships, vendor evaluation, technology evaluation and research- Experience with source control repositories (e.g. Git) and CI/CD toolsets- Should be flexible, able to handle escalations and drive/lead triage call/bridge- Good understanding of Incident, Change and problem Management- Good communication skills and ability to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies- Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced agile environment. ?Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets?Additional Desired Qualifications: - MS degree in Computer Science or computer engineering or related field- Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenStack Ceph, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins and DataDog- Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates and key management- Familiarity with current web technologies including languages (JavaScript, HTML5), frameworks (Node.JS, React.JS, Angular.JS), and databases (NoSQL and SQL relational DBs)- Experience with any of these storage technologies: EMC, Hitachi, or NetApp / NAS- Understanding of open source server software (such as NGINX, RabbitMQ, Redis, Elasticsearch).

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

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