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Network Software Engineer at Comcast (Philadelphia, PA)

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Job Description

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. Job Summary: Do you love to write code? Are you passionate about software craftsmanship? Would you like to work on projects with tangible impact? As a software engineer in the NGAN Engineering team you will be part of a team that is building next generation access network which will help deliver the services of the future to our customers. The software applications we are building is a containerized, micro service-based, cloud-deployed services. You will work closely with a cross functional team to design, implement and maintain quality software. Our Team: - We value mutually respect, and encourage diversity of opinion. - We value curiosity and experimentation, and strive for continuous improvement. - We value team cohesion, and strive to keep individual ego in check. - We value simplicity in our architecture and code, and strive to be detail oriented. - We value joy in our work, and strive for work-life harmony. - We value personal and team ownership, and strive for mutual trust. - We value judicious refactoring, and question the status quo. Employees at all levels are expect 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 and diversity - Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities Core Responsibilities: - Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs. - Participates in training representatives and operations staff on internally developed software applications. - Researches, writes and edits documentation and technical requirements, including software designs, evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports. - Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects. - 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. - Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary. - Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Additional Desired Qualifications: - Experience in C++, Java - SDN/NFV driven open source project and open standard experience (ONOS, ONAP, ONL, BBF, MEF, ETSI, IETF). - Open networking, open API (REST/RESTCONF), and open platform development experience. - Great design and problem-solving skills, with a strong bias for architecting at scale. - Keen attention to detail and high level of commitment. - Comfortable working in a fast-paced agile environment. Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets. - Familiarity with distributed systems and asynchronous messaging. - Good current knowledge of Unix/Linux environments - Experience in code optimization and high-performance computing. - Experience in Test-driven development/test automation, continuous integration, and deployment automation - Experience with the following: Redis, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes. - Familiarity with data serialization formats like XML, JSON and protocol buffers Job Specification: - Bachelors Degree or Equivalent - Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications - Generally requires 2-5 years related experience Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer