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Software Engineer 3

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 7, 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 SummaryThis opportunity is at FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, and is a virtual position which can be anywhere in the Eastern time zone.

Within Comcast Advertising, the Beeswax organization is building an easy to use, massive scale and high availability advertising platform. We offer our customers the most extensible and transparent advertising system in the world and process billions of transactions per second. To manage the firehose of data coming in, we explore complex tradeoffs and carefully architect high performance distributed systems. Those in turn require elegant and thoughtfully designed interfaces to make the systems accessible to both our team and our customers.

We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our collaborative cross-functional product team building the web application that empowers customers to configure their nuanced advertising strategy.Job DescriptionCore Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.
  • Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Assists with the software update process for existing applications and roll-outs of software releases.
  • Participates in training representatives and operations staff on internally developed software applications.
  • Researches, writes and edits documentation and technical requirements, including software designs, evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports.
  • Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • 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.
  • Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply, process design and redesign skills. Presents and defends architectural, design and technical choices to internal audiences.
  • Displays knowledge of and ability to apply, project management skills.
  • 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.Who You Are: -
    • 3+ years of full stack engineering experience at strong software companies -
    • Experience with React is required -
    • Comfort with and an understanding of relational databases (we use Amazon Aurora MySQL) -
    • A solid understanding of modern operational processes and concerns for web applications (deployment, provisioning, monitoring) -
    • A strong grasp of software architecture (from classes or self-learning) -
    • An ability to think about and tackle problems analytically -
    • Experience with Typescript is a plus -
    • Experience with Python -What You'll Be Doing: -
      • Work on a JS application built on top of the API that our customers use to configure our systems -
      • Drive major architectural changes as we scale to improve our engineering velocity - -
      • Migrate our existing single-page application to a modern architecture built on React and Redux state management -
      • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers and data scientists to evolve these services to provide new experiences for our customers as well as meet our ever-growing scale -
      • Guide and mentor other engineers on architecture and process -
      • Do fun tasks like reviewing code, writing design docs and closing JIRA tickets -Successful Engineers Have: -
        • An ethic of service and a belief in putting the customer first -
        • A powerful sense of pragmatism to figure out what needs to be done right versus right now -
        • A curiosity about technology and a desire to use it to solve problems in all sorts of domains -
        • An openness to feedback and more than just the spelling skills to know that there's no I in team -
        • An appreciation of repeatability, resilience, observability, and operational simplicity -Company Description -FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We provide the technology, data enablement and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal - results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. For more information, please visit -Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. -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. -Education -Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience -Certifications (if applicable) -Relative Work Experience -3+ Years -Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. -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 Experience5-7 Years

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