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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Erie
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, comprised of FreeWheel Publishers, FreeWheel Markets, and FreeWheel Advertisers - empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal - results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.Job SummaryResponsible for planning and designing new software applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation and software best practices of all development activities. Trains and mentors both technical and non-technical personnel. Assists with defining and tracking performance metrics. Provides guidance and support to other Engineers.Job DescriptionAT BEESWAX YOU WILL: -

  • Use your experience to evolve Beeswax's technical architecture to support the next generation of scale, extensibility, and stability. - Think tens of billions of transactions per day, replicated across hundreds of custom processing flows, up 99.999% of the time.
  • Challenge the status quo, propose a strong vision, and inspire the teams to innovate.
  • Have strong opinions on infrastructure, engineering toolchains, SDLC, and all the other aspects of consistently producing high-quality, reliable software.SKILLS YOU WILL NEED:
    • Experience designing, delivering, and operating large scale enterprise software systems. - -Experience in this capacity with AdTech - specifically Ad Serving, and audience management - is a -huge -plus.
    • Excellent communication skills. - You will need to demystify complex technical concepts and explain them simply.
    • Experience in leading/designing highly automated CICD pipelines to deliver highly available, real-time systems.
    • A strong sense of craftsmanship with a fundamental pride in ownership. - -Ability to lead and instill a culture of quality and precision across the organization.Core Responsibilities
      • Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.
      • Designs and oversees new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Develops software update processes for existing applications. Assists and oversees in the roll-out of software releases.
      • Trains and mentors software development engineers on internally developed software applications and software development best practices.
      • Oversees the researching, writing and editing of documentation and technical requirements, including software designs evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports.
      • Keeps current with technological developments within the industry. Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
      • Provides technical leadership throughout the design process and provides guidance with regards to practices, procedures and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior level Software Development Engineers.
      • Assists in tracking; provides and evaluates performance metrics. Ensures team delivers software on time, to specification and within budget.
      • Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements. Tests and evaluates systems, subsystems and components.
      • Leads project planning, resourcing, requirement analyzing and defining, detailed designing and deployment of feature or system.
      • Presents and defends architectural, design and technical choices to internal and external audiences.
      • 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) and overtime as necessary.
      • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.SUCCESSFUL ENGINEERS AT BEESWAX VALUE: -
        • An ethic of service and a belief in putting the customer first -
        • A powerful sense of pragmatism to figure out what needs to be done right versus right now. -
        • A curiosity about technology and a desire to use it to solve problems in all sorts of domains. -
        • An openness to feedback and more than just the spelling skills to know that there's no I in "team."
        • An appreciation of repeatability, resilience, observability, and operational simplicity.Employees at all levels are expected to:
          • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
          • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless 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 game-changing 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 ideas.
          • 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 results and growth.
          • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
          • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.Disclaimer:
            • 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 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, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.EducationBachelor's DegreeWhile 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 Experience15 Years +Salary:National Pay Range: $128,693.18 USD-$301,624.65 USDComcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.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 on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast Corporation, Erie , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Erie, Pennsylvania

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