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Principal Software Engineer (Java) at Comcast (Philadelphia, PA)

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Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards. We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Principal Software Engineer to join our Network and Communications engineering team. If you have experience building scalable, cloud based, web applications, are excited about impacting millions of users, look no further! As a Principal Software Engineer, you will specialize in building high-performance, reliable back-end systems and server-side APIs, creating the interconnectivity fabric of the platform and enabling the provisioning of a new and revolutionary class of services to millions of Internet users.We practice Agile/Scrum methodology and program in a variety of languages such as Java, GoLang, NodeJS or Python. We develop a variety of Software driven network services platforms built with a diverse set of technologies. Responsibilities: Lead and drive architecture and design of platforms and services Produce technical design and specification documentation for platforms and services Architect, Design and Develop Rest and messaging based software infrastructure and build back-end systems and APIs Architect, Design and develop low latency/high throughput server infrastructure components to handle large volume of transactions Analyze requirements, design and develop code, unit test code and test tools, as necessary Present and defend architectural, design, and technical choices to internal and external audiences. Provide direction and support to multiple software development teams to ensure best of breed technical principles are implemented Guides implementation of Software Reliability Engineering principles throughout lifecycle Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across Development, QA, Ops and other cross functional teams Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Conduct code and implement reviews to enforce and adopt best practices Develop strong and trusting relationships with engineering teams and senior leadership Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance Mentors and develops fellow software engineers Qualifications: Solid understanding of algorithm complexity, parallel/distributed systems, advanced data structures, computer networking and operating systems Strong development experience with at least one of Java , GoLang, Python, NodeJS and related development frameworks Design and Develop REST and messaging based software infrastructure and build back-end systems and APIs Design and develop low latency/high throughput server infrastructure components to handle large volume of transactions Development expertise in REST/SOAP/JSON API Solid working knowledge of NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, MongoDB or Couchbase, and graph databases-Neo4j or JanusGraph Strong working knowledge of cloud service platforms; at least one of Openstack/AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Understanding and experience in distributed system frameworks such as Apache Zookeeper, etcd, Consul, Mesos/Kubernetes, Containers Development expertise in message and data pipeline technologies such as Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, RabbitMQ, Apache Spark/Flink, nice to have Prior experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies Experience with high-scale, high performance and high availability server development Job Specification: - Bachelors Degree or Equivalent - Computer Science, Engineering - Generally requires 11+ years related experience Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer