Unix Administrator

With Comcast in Reston VA US

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Posted on February 12, 2019

About this job

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

Technologies

web-services, design

Job description

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Data Network Services engineering team is a bunch of engineers from networking and system engineering fields who love to scale software and solve hard problems on a day to day basis for our customers. We challenge the status-quo and innovate daily. We work on virtualizing the Comcast network implementing SDN and NFV projects.

Core duties include, but not limited to:

  • Help design and deploy of SDN/NFV components
  • Automation of deployments
  • Understand the intricacies of complex network architectures
  • Troubleshooting issues
  • Use your scripting skills to automate
  • Scaling the products for millions of our customers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer science or related technical field
  • Minimum 2-5 years of work experience working with large scale systems
  • Experience in one of the following scripting languages: Python, Go, Perl, Ruby or Java
  • Experienced Unix Geek
  • Curiosity about how things work
  • Able to explain complex technical issues in such a way that most people can understand
  • An eagerness to fix issues
  • Demonstrates solid decision-making skills
  • Proven analytical, organizational, and problem-solving ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings.
  • Strong interest in the technology, telecommunications, cable and media industries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eagerness to automate tasks
  • Eagerness to scale and troubleshoot large scale systems
  • Experience with technologies like ansible, terraform, kubernetes, kafka and flink

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