Posted on Nov 22, 2020 by Comcast
Responsible for driving forward Network and Customer Equipment middleware data and services platform. Candidates will have end-to-end responsibility for projects of growing complexity and will focus on ensuring that we make significant strides in fostering our structural designs and micro service migration towards a fully resilient, 24x7x365 available system. A solid understanding of Java, NoSQL (Cassandra or DataStax Graph or Graph databases), Spark, Kafka, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Linux and micro-service design is required. Candidate also focuses on working on development and cross-system technical knowledge. Serves as a domain specialist in one or more technical areas; has end-to-end responsibility for projects of growing complexity that encompass more than their own development. Keeps up-to-date on new industry tools, techniques and practice. Shows initiative beyond checking tasks off a list and can identify and suggest areas of work of future work for themselves and the team. Responsible for planning and crafting 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 subject area.
EMPLOYEES AT ALL LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO:
-Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
-Be responsible for 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 insights
-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
-Get results and growth
-Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
-Do what' s right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities
-Ensures components are well engineered, coded, unit tested, and delivered on schedule
-Collaborate with teams from other functional areas to arrive at efficient solutions
-Collaborates with project partners to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to settle integration needs.
-Documents the design, identifies reusable components, adheres to coding standards being followed by the team
-Expertise in: Linux, Java, Soap/RESTful web services, RDBMS, non-relational data stores, Graph databases and distributed systems
-Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
-Provide 24x7 on-call production support; as the need arises.
-Crafts new software and web applications, supports applications under development, and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of software releases.
-Trains junior Software Development Engineers on internally developed software applications.
-Coordinates the researching, writing, and editing of documentation and technical requirements, including evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals, and formal recommendations and reports.
-Keeps current with technological developments within the industry. Monitors and evaluates driven applications and products. Reviews literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
-Provides technical leadership throughout the design process and mentorship with regards to practices, procedures, and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior level Software Development Engineers.
-Assists in supervising and evaluating performance metrics. Ensures team delivers software on time, to specification, and within budget.
-Works with Quality Assurance team to resolve if applications fit specification and technical requirements.
-Displays expertise in knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, and skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
-Displays expertise in process design and redesign skills. Presents and defends architectural, design, and technical choices to internal audiences.
-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 vital.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
-Java, Unit testing frameworks, Java Coding Standards. Spring/Spring Boot frameworks.
-Relational/SQL (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc), Hibernate and/or JPA.
-NoSQL Databases i.e. Cassandra, Data Stax Enterprise
-Graph Databases like Data Stax Enterprise Graph
-Messaging (JMS, Kafka)
-Soap, RESTful web services and micro-services
-Object oriented programming (OOP) design patterns
-UML, Sequence and Component diagrams
-Application monitoring and Support tools, methods and procedures
-Strong familiarity of the Linux command-line; common operating system troubleshooting and triage steps
-Good communicator; able to analyze and clearly articulate sophisticated issues and technologies understandably and engagingly
-Excellent writing skills
-Excellent design and problem solving skills, with a strong bias for architecting at scale
-Knowledge of source control systems (GitHub Enterprise,)
-Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools (Concourse, GoCD, Jenkins, etc)
-Strong analytical skills and the ability to pay careful attention to detail
-Able to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
-Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science
-Generally requires 3-6 years related experience
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer
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