Engineer 3, Software Dev & Engineering

With Comcast in Philadelphia PA US

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Posted on January 10, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Telecommunications
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public

Technologies

java, user-interface, agile

Job description

Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards.

Job Description:
Contribute to Comcast's Smart Network Platform (SNP), the multi-tenant, device and network service lifecycle management platform responsible for automating the management of Comcast's network to simplify operational activities, drive reduction in total number of outages and mean time to restore (MTTR), and increase network visibility; utilize Java and object-oriented programming, analysis, and design within the Spring framework to develop software in an Agile environment for network equipment monitoring, including Network Discovery Store, Translation, and Template services; utilize Relational and NoSQL databases; perform network routing and switching, including configuring Arista, Cisco, and Juniper routers using OSI and TCP/IP models; perform continuous integration utilizing Maven/Gradle, TeamCity/Jenkins, and Puppet; utilize cloud services such as AWS EC2, Route 53, SQS/SNS, and Lambda; implement API data validation routines within the data service's CRUD (create, read, updated, and delete) interface to
ensure consuming applications adhere to Comcast's enhanced OpenConfig abstract schema; develop proprietary search/query APIs to allow SNP to provide a web-based user interface for automation of network engineering provisioning use cases, and enable other engineering teams to explore network data in an ad hoc fashion when automating provisioning use cases for CRAN, backbone, and datacenter routers; determine current system limitations and compatibilities between subsystems; participate in the selection of new concepts and methodologies; prepare technical requirements and software design specifications; perform user story writing and grooming; participate in sprint demos and retrospectives; write system overviews, API contracts, and user support and training documents; and perform peer code reviews.

Responsibilities:
Design, develop, test, debug and document new and existing software and or applications for real-times communication services.
Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and business requirements
Evaluate new and emerging technologies for implementation.
Create platform and other application prototypes quickly.
Contribute to and respond to peer code reviews as needed
Write code to create robust and scalable applications.
Strong technical expertise and troubleshooting skills for large scale enterprise systems and software.
Minimal conceptual, logical and physical data modeling with data modeling tools and database design in complex, large-scale data environments.

Qualifications:
Strong Java programming background
Experience developing service oriented architectures and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
Proficient in OO concepts and patterns
Experience in Client/Server architecture, Servlets and Web Services based on J2EE architecture
Application performance tuning
Web Services-Restful/JSON
Understanding concepts of multi-threading, cache, memory management, Java Virtual Machine
Comfortable with operating systems like LINUX/UNIX
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to work as part of cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to identify / resolve system bottlenecks
Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking and similar network protocols is a plus.
Understand of network devices, switches and routers a plus.
Excellent communication and organizational skills and with Agile Software Development Life Cycle

Job Specification:

  • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Generally requires 5-8 years related experience

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