Principal, Software Architect

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Job Summary:

As part of the team that supports OSS inventory and provisioning services for Comcast Business Services, you are responsible for promoting the use of industry and Company technology standards. Monitors emerging technologies/technology practices for potential use within the Company. Designs and develops updated infrastructure in support of one or more business processes. Helps to ensure a balance between tactical and strategic technology solutions. Considers business problems "end to end": including people, process, and technology, both within and outside the enterprise, as part of any design solution. Mentors, reviews codes and verifies that the object oriented design best practices and that coding and architectural guidelines are adhered to. Identifies and drives issues through closure.

Core Responsibilities:

-Ensures programs are envisioned, designed, developed, and implemented across the enterprise to meet business needs.

-Interfaces with the enterprise architecture team and other functional areas to ensure that most efficient solution is designed to meet business needs.

-Ensures solutions are well engineered, operable, maintainable, and delivered on schedule.

-Develops, documents, and ensures compliance with best practices including but not limited to the following: coding standards, object oriented design, platform and framework specific design concerns and human interface guidelines.

-Tracks and documents requirements for enterprise development projects and enhancements.

-Monitors current and future trends, technology and information that will positively affect organizational projects; applies and integrates emerging technological trends to new and existing systems architecture.

-Mentors team members in relevant technologies and implementation architecture.

-Contributes to the overall system implementation strategy for the enterprise and participates in appropriate forums, meetings, presentations etc. to meet goals.

-Gathers and understands client needs, finding key areas where technology leverage is possible to Communicates technology direction.

-Monitors the project lifecycle from intake through delivery. Ensures the entire solution design is complete and consistent from the start and seeks to remove as much re-work as possible.

-Works with product marketing to define requirements. Develops and communicates

system/subsystem architecture. Develops clear system requirements for component subsystems.

-Acts as architectural lead on project.

-Applies new and innovative ideas to old or new problems. Fosters environments that encourages innovation. Contributes to and supports effort to further build intellectual property via patents.

-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.

Other Qualifications:

-Experience with Lean and Agile Development methodologies is a must

-Previous Experience with a major cable, wireless or other telecommunications provider strongly desired

-Previous Experience with Business and Consumer Data and Voice Services and Operational Support Systems strongly desired

-Proficient and deep understanding of Network technologies on a service provider network. MEF, MPLS, PON, VPN

-Works well in a matrix organization

-Experience managing a portfolio of strategic roadmaps with business focus

Job Specification:

-Bachelors Degree or Equivalent inEngineering, Computer Science

-Generally requires 11+ years related experience





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