The Comcast VIPER Alternate Content Engineering team is a growing, fast-moving team of world-class engineers innovating in IP Linear Video Signal Processing, focused on advertising and sports content. We are a team that thrives on big challenges, superior results, high-quality products, well-documented software, and the agility to move quickly in all these areas. Our products drive video content to millions of users around the world in real time, presenting significant challenges and opportunities to push your technical skills in creative ways to their limits. The Software Engineer is a technical contributor in the Alternate Content organization. The candidate is expected to demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. The candidate is responsible for collaborating with delivery owners to understand requirements needed to deliver high-quality linear video products.
What You'll Do:
Dedicated, technically proficient engineering practices leading to reliable, tested, well-documented code.
Participation in agile development, including scrum and code reviews.
Work with other teams to ensure our products are compatible with products and services across Comcast and our partners.
Collaborate with project team members to identify product and technical requirements.
Conduct analysis to resolve integration needs.
Diagnose performance issues and propose and implement code improvements.
Regular and consistent attendance.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
What You'll Need:
BS in Computer Science and/or 3+ years equivalent experience
3+ years programming in a high-level language like C/C++, Rust, or Go
6+ months programming experience in Golang
1+ years of experience working with data stores such as PostgreSQL desirable
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive, and willing to take ownership.
Experience with reading and implementing specifications
Good communicator; able to analyze and clearly articulate complex issues and technologies understandably and engagingly
Strong writing skills
Able to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
What types of technologies will you use in this role?
Employees at all levels are encouraged to:
Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
Lead the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them flawless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our ground breaking technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new insights.
Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
Drive the results and growth.
Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.
About Comcast VIPER (Video IP Engineering & Research)
The VIPER team is an organization within Comcast’s grander Technology Product and Experience organization (TPX) which supports the Product Management, Research & Development, Engineering and Operations for Comcast’s Exceptional Video Experiences in use by Comcast and Syndicated Partners. We support both legacy QAM Video Delivery and the Next Generation IP Video Platform infrastructure from Content Acquisition to the Player consuming experiences we control the end-to-end Video delivery platforms. These platforms deliver video for live linear, video on-demand and cloud DVR services consumed by more than 20 million customers both in-home and out of home on stb’s, connected tv, mobile and desktop products.
This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.
Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.
Relevant Work Experience
Pay Range: $100,475.81 - $150,713.72
Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.
Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.