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FRONT-END DEVELOPER

Philadelphia, PA
Technology (Technology - Software Engineering)


Job Description

Business Unit:

FRONT-END DEVELOPER

Front-End Engineer

https://tv.xfinity.com/-Watch TV series and top rated movies live and on demand with XFINITY Stream. Stream your favorite shows and movies anytime, anywhere!

Team description:

Billions of requests. Millions of Customers. Be part of Comcast's TVX Advanced Application Engineering Web team! Our team designs, builds, and operates the XStream web application https://tv.xfinity.com.

As a member of the Web team you will work with other engineers and DevOps practitioners to produce mission-critical applications & infrastructure, tools, and processes that enable our application to delivery a first rate IP video experience.

Technical Skills:

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript are required.
  • Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Closure or Backbone is required
  • Web components and/or Google Polymer experience is preferred.
  • Integration experience with REST API's is preferred.
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD) experience is preferred.
  • Agile experience is preferred but not mandatory

Summary:

  • Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Edits new and existing applications.
  • Implements, testing, and debugging defined software components.
  • Documents all development activity.
  • Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.

Core Responsibilities

  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.
  • An understanding of the principles of accessibility and can build products that are accessible to users with disabilities.
  • Analyzes and determines integration needs.
  • Evaluates and plans software designs, test results and technical manuals.
  • Reviews literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Programs new software, web applications and supports new applications under development and the customization of current applications.
  • Edits and reviews technical requirements documentation.
  • Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.
  • Displays knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills, and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
  • Displays knowledge of, and ability to apply, process design and redesign skills.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of, and ability to apply, project management skills.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

Job Specification:

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

Military Experience Valued





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