Engineer, Software Dev & Engineering

Comcast Reston, VA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Job Summary:

Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests, and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation of all development activity.

Trains non-technical personnel. Assists with tracking performance metrics. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.

Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.

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.

- Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development, and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of software releases.

- Trains junior Software Development Engineers on internally developed software applications.

- Oversees the researching, writing, and editing of documentation and technical requirements, including 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 guidance with regards to practices, procedures, and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior level Software Development Engineers.

- Assists in tracking and evaluating 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.

- Displays expertise in knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, and skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.

- Displays expertise in process design and redesign skills. Presents and defends architectural, design, and technical choices to internal 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) as necessary.

- Experience with the following technologies/methodologies is preferred:

- Java development in a web services environment using SpringBoot

- Hands on experience deploying & managing web services in PaaS environments such as AWS/Pivotal/GoogleCloud

- Hands-on experience developing Java using hbase as data source

- Hands-on experience developing java applications using Kafka

- Development and orchestration of CI/CD pipelines using GoCD or Concourse

- Prior experience leveraging the following tools: Artifactory, GitHub, Sonar, Ansible,

- UI development in Angular VueJS (Angular v5)

- Working knowledge using kubernetes for orchestration

- Production support in a web services/devops environment for multiple applications

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Engineering, Computer Science

- Generally requires 7-11 years related experience





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