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Sr. Software Engineer, XHome Voice

Philadelphia, PA
Technology (Technology - Product Development)

Job Description

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Job Summary:

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.

The Digital Home team within Comcast is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer who is a senior level developer with broad technical expertise, good communication and collaboration skills. In this role, you will collaborate with other developers, designers, testers, tech-operators and business managers to develop features for the Xfinity Digital Home applications. The primary responsibilities will include developing client interfaces and middleware for the Xfinity Digital Home platform. You must be able to pick up new languages and technologies quickly, be a strong team player, and rapidly adapt to changing business and customer demands. The ideal candidate will have experience building and testing both APIs and either web or mobile client applications. Job duties include a balance between development and fast-paced critical thinking, communication, troubleshooting and problem solving. It's an opportunity for you to invent the next generation digital home platform.


- Interfaces with teams from other functional areas to arrive at optimal solutions

- Knowledge and willingness to embrace DevOps culture

- Ensures components are well engineered, coded, unit tested, and delivered on schedule

- Documents the as is design, identifies reusable components, adheres to coding standards being followed by the team

- Tracks and documents requirements for development projects, features and enhancements

- Mentors junior team members in relevant technologies

- Develops and communicates system/subsystem functionalities and requirements.

- Develops testing requirements for component subsystems

- Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience

Education Level

- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science

- 5+ years' experience building Java-based applications and/or middleware services

Required skills

- Strong Knowledge of Core Java, multithreading,

- Experience building and/or using RESTful web services and micro-services

- Experience in caching especially in HTTP compliant caches

- Fundamental understanding of the HTTP protocol

- Familiarity with Java Coding Standards

- OOP and OOD design patterns

- Sequence and Component diagrams

- Experience in working with Agile/Scrum

- Knowledge of source control systems (GitHubEnterprise)

- Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools (Jenkins, AntHillPro)

- DevOps experience

- Experienced in the design of Internet-scale applications and platforms; knowledgeable in performance tuning and capacity management

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Desired skills

- Strong Knowledge in several of: Ruby, Scala, Javascript, Go

- Familiarity with cloud computing tools and technologies (S3, SQS, Cassandra...)

- Knowledge of deploying and operating on public or private cloud infrastructure (Amazon Web Services, Azure, OpenStack)

- Knowledge of Hypermedia Application Language (HAL) web services

- Familiarity with cloud computing tools and technologies (S3, SQS, Cassandra...)

Digital Home Engineers are passionate about teamwork, developing our skills, and creating awesome experiences for customers. We are fortunate to do what we love, every day. Join us!

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