Sr Principal Storage Architect

Comcast Denver, CO

About the Job

Business Unit:


  • Architect and design storage infrastructure solutions to support the development and deployment of advanced IP video technologies and services.
  • Lead and drive the implementation of reliable, scalable and versatile storage infrastructure.
  • Research, develop and drive the forward-looking storage strategy via proof of concepts to ensure the longevity of video storage.
  • Foster cross-functional mentoring and knowledge sharing across the various engineering teams.
  • Manage and mentor a team of systems engineers, assign and prioritize project tasks.
  • Oversee configuration and management of storage infrastructure.
  • What your team of skilled engineers performs.
    • Provide hands-on systems level engineering and technical oversight for all Storage Platforms.
    • Configuration and standardization of storage system fault tolerance, monitoring and stress testing.
    • Tests and certifies systems releases and firmware for storage infrastructure components provided by vendors.
    • Tier 3 support for critical escalations

Key Abilities:

  • Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated and handle multiple priorities.
  • High attention to detail and strong ability to problem solve and drive resolution.
  • Proactive ownership, positive attitude, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills across multiple teams.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies to senior leadership.
  • Strong experience gathering requirements and supporting advanced software development teams in an agile environment.
  • Willingness to learn and step outside their comfort zone.

Key Skills:

  • 12+ years of hands-on experience in systems engineering.
  • Experience with large scale distributed storage architectures, IBM Cleversafe, AWS S3 or equivalent object storage technology.
  • Knowledge of video storage platforms, video on demand and cloud DVR.
  • Experience managing a team of engineers responsible for various infrastructure domains.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD methodologies and Immutable Infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure Systems & Platforms
    • Compute-Linux OS
    • Networking VLAN, Routing, Multicast, Unicast
    • Data Centers Racks, Power, Cooling
    • Automation Bash, Python, Ansible
    • Virtualization VMware, OpenStack
    • Containers Docker on Kubernetes
  • Experience with developing and enforcing standards and best practices in managing large scale cloud infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts (VLAN, TCP/IP, Multicast, Unicast, OSI).
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced agile environment.

What do you get?

  • Flexible schedule, telecommuting, work life balance.
  • A variety of snacks, drinks and catered lunches.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with world class engineers like yourself.
  • Recreation games, ping pong, cornhole, foosball
  • Excellent company benefits.
  • An Awesome boss

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