Senior Android Engineer, Digital Home

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

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Job Summary:

Comcast Xfinity Home is seeking a Lead Android Developer to join our mobile engineering team as a technical lead. This group is responsible for ensuring the timely development, testing, and release of the Xfinity Home Security & Automation mobile apps with a high degree of quality that exceeds customer expectations. The Xfinity Home mobile apps integrate with APIs, the Xfinity Home Hub, and numerous home security and automation products like thermostats, light bulbs, door locks, cameras, and sensors.

This is an opportunity to immerse yourself into the challenges of IoT and collaborate across many teams at Comcast. In this role, you will collaborate with other mobile, web and embedded systems developers, designers, testers, tech-operators and business managers. Your primary responsibilities will include leading development of features for existing native Android apps as well as building newAndroid apps and libraries from scratch. You will have opportunities to contribute to all aspects of the products. You must be able to pick up new languages and technologies quickly, be a strong team player, and rapidly adapt to changing business and customer demands. The ideal candidate will have experience building mobile applications (Java, Kotlin) that rely on multiple web services and that operate at scale (millions of users) as well as home automation devices and wireless mesh networks (e.g. ZigBee and Z-Wave) and have a strong bias for clean, reusable code, testability and automation.


- 5+ years professional experience in creating nativeAndroid applications, preferably ones that have been released in the App Store or Play Store

- Familiarity with common libraries andMaterial Design patterns

- A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for code quality that follows best practices

- Agile project management experience

- Experience mentoring junior developers

- A strong passion for learning and adapting to new technologies

- Ability to think critically and independently and lead a team toward technical innovation and quality.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


- Experience working with Internet-of-things frameworks or platforms (SmartThings, Nest, AWS IOT, etc.)

- Familiarity with wireless mesh networking (ZigBee, Z-Wave, Thread, etc.)

- Experience building/operating mobile applications dependent on large-scale (>1MM users) platforms with high availability

- Programming experience with Java, JavaScript, Ruby, etc.

- Knowledge of source control systems (Git)

- Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools (Jenkins)

- Experience with automating workflows for software development builds and deployments

- Knowledge in several of: Charles Proxy, accessibility laws and development techniques, HTTP and RESTful web services

- Ability to effectively communicate technical challenges and solutions

- Ability to solve ambiguous/undefined problems

- Experience driving adoption of software engineering best practices within your team

- Experience building mobile SDKs and libraries

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