Comcast Developer, Dev and Architecture Co-op

With Comcast in Philadelphia PA US

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Posted on June 11, 2019

About this job

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


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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.

Program Overview

The Comcast Cooperative Educational Program (Co-op) immerses students into the daily operations of a contemporary media and technology company while working side-by-side with Comcast's top innovators. Designed for students whose curriculum allows for a cooperative learning track, the co-op becomes an integral part of the Comcast team working on creative, innovative, and thought-provoking projects within various business units. Throughout the experience, there is opportunity for exposure to mentorship and professional development while having some fun along the way.

Role Overview

We work on a wide range of different projects within the Video Infrastructure, Engineering & Research (VIPER) team. The team is built around a remote working culture. Every person on the team has an equal voice during scrum meetings, project discussions, architecture reviews and interviews. We believe heavily in a mentor-mentee relationship between all of our engineers. The team is extremely collaborative and genuinely enjoys working together on complex video problems.

Work as a software engineer on the Development and Architecture (DNA) team within the Video Infrastructure Engineering & Research (VIPER) organization. Create and maintain software that supports the company's cross-platform VIDEO navigation and content delivery infrastructure for over 25 million video customers nationwide.

Co-op responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Participate in the design review of new features and projects assigned to the team.

-Participate in requirements collection and analysis as needed.

-Engage in collaborative design with teammates, operations counterparts, and customers for components of software projects as needed.

-Work independently and with others to implement software for assigned projects.

-Provide automated tests when implementing new functions or fixing bugs that prove that delivered work meets defined customer needs (acceptance criteria).

-Engage in pair programming, team code reviews, and peer code review and user story acceptance as needed.

-Document software and processes as needed.

-Develop and support automation that allows for continuous testing of software created by the team

-Work with teammates and operations to automate deployment of systems and software created by the team.

-Work with operations as needed to help automate monitoring, metrics collection, and other systems administration tasks related to software developed for the team.

-Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

-Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from a United Statesbased college or university that has a cooperative learning track

-Available to work 40 hours per week for 6 months starting September 23rd, 2019.

-Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Information Systems, Graphic Design

-3.2 minimum cumulative GPA preferred

-Development experience with GO a huge plus.

-Software development experience in a Unix/Linux environment.

-Experience using OSX.

-Experience with source code control on multideveloper projects such as Git.

-Understanding of software design responsibilities.

-Creative thinking and critical analysis.

-Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.

-Highly motivated selflearner that's comfortable taking initiative

-Authorized to work in the United States of America

-Comcast is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer M/F/D/V

Core Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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