Lead Software Engineer

Employer
Comcast
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 20, 2019
Closes
Oct 22, 2019
Ref
423566790
Hours
Full Time
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. As a software engineer, you will work on specific projects critical to Comcast's entertainment information discovery needs. Our software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that provide pathways for how millions of users explore and interact with video content. We're looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. Core Responsibilities: Analyze requirements, design, develop and unit test code. Design and develop low latency/high throughput components to handle large volume of transactions. Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables. Collaborate across Development, QA and Ops teams. Assists in the roll-out of software releases. Assists in tracking and evaluating performance metrics. Mentors and develops fellow software engineers. Job Specification: Generally requires 5+ years related experience and BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience. Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages and familiarity of the Linux command-line. Experience working with two or more from the following: developing large scale software systems, web services, machine learning, information retrieval. Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English. Preferred qualifications: Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, Scala, Go. Experience developing accessible technologies. Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed. Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools Experience in identifying performance bottlenecks and their root causes.Experience working with agile practices Represents the work team and organization as the prime technical contact on assigned projects. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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