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Sr. Software Engineer - Wi-Fi Team

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Documents all development activity. Assists with training non-technical personnel. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Job Description What We do: The XFINITY WI-FI Dev Engineering team is accountable for the evolution roadmap, end-to-end architecture, and the XFINITY Wi-Fi service layer. The team is responsible for driving ongoing architectural and performance improvements and the introduction of new features and capabilities for XFINITY Wi-Fi including the solution design, business case development, feature definition, proof-of-concept prototyping, and managing the development and delivery through internal development teams or external vendors. The team is also the conduit for all intake from external stakeholders such as the business unit and XFINITY Mobile. Core Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate best-in-class programming skills to develop secure, tested, optimized, and scalable code
  • Collaborate with Ops/SE/QA/Client engineers and various other external and stakeholders' teams to solve innovative problems utilizing out-of-the-box solutions.
  • Lead applications and features development
  • Work with end-users to gather requirements and translate them into code
  • Provide technical solutions in new systems development, new package evaluations, and enhancements of existing systems
  • Participate in the architecture, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of our systems
  • Provides technical leadership throughout the design process and guidance with regards to practices, procedures, and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior-level Software Development Engineers.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using GitHub, Slack, Jira tickets, Wiki, Documents so as to keep all stakeholders in the loop regarding relevant issues.
  • Interact thoughtfully and professionally with everyone including non-technical colleagues.
  • Supports a culture of continuous improvement
  • Responsible for engineering best practices leading to excellent overall quality of software
  • Show a strong passion for learning and adapting to new technologies
  • Think critically, independently, and contribute to technical innovation and quality.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Show excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • 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. Qualification Requirements: Languages 4+ years' experience working in any of the following
    • C++, Java, C#, Python, Go APIs
      • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining back-end systems and building and consuming API's Queues/Streams
        • Working knowledge of application development using kinesis, Kafka, RabbitMQ CI/CD
          • Hands of use of build servers such as Jenkins, Travis CI, Concourse, TFS, etc. Databases 4+ years' experience working with either of the following:
            • RDBMS (MS SQL, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle)
            • NoSQL DBs (Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB, DynamoDB) Additional Skills
              • Testing
              • Experience creating automated tests as part of the development lifecycle
              • Linux working knowledge
              • VCS Education
                • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred Ideal candidate skills for our current stack:
                  • Go and Python
                  • Ansible
                  • Jenkins
                  • Docker
                  • Open stack
                  • RabbitMQ
                  • Kinesis/Kafka
                  • Private/Public cloud provisioning/troubleshooting
                  • Terraform
                  • Oracle RDBMS
                  • Couchbase 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. About Our Team: We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated to provide our customers with the best online video publishing and management solutions in the industry. We are a team of incredibly bright and driven people, who also believe in having fun. We enjoy a dynamic and flexible work environment and hope you will consider joining us. We offer competitive compensation and spectacular benefits typically seen only at very large organizations. The following are a few of the many benefits we provide: Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees:
                      • Medical and Dental
                      • 401(k) Savings Plan
                      • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet, as well as deeply discounted phone services and other features.
                      • Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms. Learn more at Reasonable Accommodation: We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 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. Education Bachelor's Degree Relevant Work Experience 5-7 Years 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 compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Philadelphia , Sr. Software Engineer - Wi-Fi Team, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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