Comcast Manager, Platform Engineering in Austin, Texas

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Job Summary:

The Comcast Austin Innovation Center is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our Xfinity Home Platform Engineering team, responsible for developing the platform for Comcast's Home Security and IoT products. In this role, you will lead a team of software engineers in the planning, design and implementation of software, micro-services, serverless and web applications. You will manage projects from design to testing, including new programs, enhancements, and modifications and collaborate with Quality Assurance team to deliver high quality results.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Aspiring people-leader with strong technical background in Java and/or AWS serverless.

- Ability to be hands-on within the team including writing code, performing code reviews and actively managing team commitments

- Passion for mentoring and helping others grow as individuals and within the company

- 3 years managing software engineers, setting goals and developing career plans

- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills

- Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies

- Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment processes and tools

- Fundamental understanding HTTP and RESTful interfaces

- A strong passion for learning and adapting to new technologies

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Technical Background

- Java or J2EE application development

- Oracle Fusion Middleware including Weblogic and Database

- RESTful API interfaces and programming

- Docker

- Serverless architectures (Lambda, EC2, ECS)

- Dyanmo and RDS

- Experience AWS IoT is a major plus

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Oversees the planning and designing of software and web applications, including new programs, enhancements, and modifications.

- Provides guidance to Software Engineering team and other departments in identifying product and technical requirements. Serves as primary point of contact and liaison between Software Engineering and other teams.

- Directs implementation initiatives for new software products and applications. Organizes software update process for existing applications and coordinates the roll-out of software releases.

- Manages all the deliverables to ensure adherence to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. Implements performance metrics and prepares periodic reports. Monitors and tracks project progress and reports findings to leadership team.

- Ensures all engineers keep current with technological developments within the industry. Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products.

- Develops proposals, hardware/software changes and other capital expenditure projects.

- Manages professional and non-exempt employees, conducting work performance reviews and ensures work performance is adhering to Company standards. Mentors, trains and develops staff.

- 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.

- Demonstrating interest in others, encourages adaptive development and promotes a sustainable team culture.

Years of Experience

Generally, requires 6-9 years related experience

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