Software Development & Test (SDET) Engineer

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary:

Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come.

We are looking for an exceptional software engineer to work as part of a cross-functional development team that creates enterprise applications, services and tools that will be used by millions of Comcast customers revolutionizing the way communication is experienced and utilizes cutting-edge technologies at the same time.

Core Responsibilities:

- Create, execute, and manage test strategies, test plans, re-usable test scenarios.

- Write automated test scripts that allow for repeatable, reliable testing solutions.

- Coordinate defect management and triage functions, working cross-functionally to resolve issues and escalating to leadership as necessary.

- Responsible for the preparation of test environments and test data.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Provide regular communication of project status and issues requiring escalation.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

-Strong QA skills with experience in test automation

-General knowledge in coding languages such as: Java, Javascript, UNIX

-Working knowledge with REST APIs, verifying HTTP responses, methods, headers, etc.

-Working experience on Linux platforms.

-Ability to debug code as well analyze logs to identify / resolve system bottlenecks

-Use of databases such as Cassandra, DynamoDB and DerbyDB

-Creative, self-motivated team player willing to take the lead to develop cutting-edge innovative solutions. Willingness to take ownership and additional responsibilities

-Experience with Jira, Jmeter, SOAP UI and similar technologies preferred.

-Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools, such as Bamboo, Jenkins, Maven, etc. preferred.

-Experience with Agile Methodologies preferred.

-Basic understanding of networking concepts preferred.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to collaborate as part of a team.

Job Specification:

- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

- Engineering, Computer Science

- Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer