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Sr. Manager, Software Engineering

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, provides comprehensive ad platforms for publishers, advertisers, and media buyers. Powered by premium video content, robust data, and advanced technology, we're making it easier for buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, data types, and sales channels. As a global company, we have offices in nine countries and can insert advertisements around the world.Job SummaryFreeWheel's mission is to build great advertising software. We offer the most extensible and transparent advertising buying platform in the world, operating at a massive global scale. We don't just operate a Demand Side Platform (DSP) - we are the platform that powers hundreds of DSPs! As a result, we process trillions of transactions to satisfy millions of dollars' worth of advertising campaigns every month. Our employees enjoy a culture of transparency and one with many challenging problems to solve. We value moving fast, building high-quality reliable software, and supporting each other in the service of driving success for our customers' businesses. -

FreeWheel is looking for a Senior Manager, Software Engineering to join our Beeswax Ad Serving team. The Ad Serving system is the backbone of the Beeswax platform. It listens to billions of ad auctions per day, decides which of our hundreds of customers should participate, and executes complex bidding strategies to provide optimal results, in milliseconds. -Job Description

  • Manage a team of software engineers, providing them with direction, guidance, and opportunities for growth. -
  • C++ experience is a huge plus for this position.
  • Collaborate with the Beeswax Product Management team to deliver new features to Beeswax customers. -
  • Provide guidance on technical architecture, design philosophies, and engineering practices for your team. -
  • Drive improvements to Ad Serving software infrastructure. -
  • Ensure adherence to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. -
  • Review team members' work to ensure quality to team standards. -
  • Provide technical support and training in Ad Serving capabilities. -
  • Implement and review employee performance metrics. -
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies. - -Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -
    • Communication: Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. Be transparent. - -
    • Organization: Set priorities, track work, be transparent. - -
      • Analyze: Effective at looking at data to inform an approach or decision. - - -
      • Creativity: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities. - -
      • Lead: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Positively influence others to achieve results in the organization's best interest. - -
      • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create, and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results. - - -
      • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem. - - -Working conditions - -The Senior Manager, Software Engineering must successfully work with team members located in multiple remote locations and time zones. Working conditions agree with conditions described within FreeWheel's company handbook unless explicitly noted in this document. - - -Minimum Qualifications and Requirements -
        • 5+ years related experience. - Experience in the media or advertising industry is a huge plus. -
        • A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. -
        • Proficient in building distributed applications using object-oriented languages such as C++, Java, Rust, or Go. -
        • Experience in deploying and operating applications in a public cloud provider. -
        • Proficient in Jira, Confluence, Git, and MS Office products. -Core Responsibilities
          • Oversees the planning and designing of software and web applications, including new programs, enhancements and modifications.
          • Provides guidance to the Software Engineering team and other departments in identifying product and technical requirements. Serves as primary point of contact and liaison between Software Engineering and other teams.
          • Directs implementation initiatives for new software products and applications. Organizes software update process for existing applications and coordinates the roll-out of software releases.
          • Manages all the deliverables to ensure adherence to deadlines, specifications and budgets. Implements performance metrics and prepares period reports and/or proposals. Monitors and tracks project progress and reports findings to leadership team.
          • Ensures all engineers keep current with technological developments within the industry. Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products.
          • Provides leadership and direction to department personnel from lower-level managers to non-exempt employees.
          • Manages cross-project communications.
          • 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) and overtime as necessary.
          • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.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 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 & diversity.
            • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.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 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, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.EducationBachelor's DegreeWhile 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 Experience7-10 YearsSalary:National Pay Range: $115,449.70 USD-$270,585.23 USDComcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.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 on our careers site for more details.

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