Comcast Software Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

Team/Role Details

Our team is responsible for scheduling and managing recordings for the X1 DVR product. The scheduler system serves approximately 6 Billion requests per month and provides DVR scheduling and program reminders functionality to the X1 platform. We operate the platform out of multiple datacenters and across the country are aggressively look to build out machine learning and automation to elastically scale to meet demand when necessary.

We are looking for an individual who is ready to lean and also being new ideas to the team. It is helpful to have someone who is eager to learn and willing to work though some issues independently. We have been successful in acclimating new team members as we have hired 4 ENG2s in the past 24 months (1 was promoted in March).

Candidate Preferred Experience:

  • Java
  • Some experience/knowledge of Web Services
  • NOSQL is helpful but it can be learned

Core Technologies

  • AWS EC2
  • AWS SQS/SNS
  • Cassandra
  • MongoDB
  • Jetty
  • Memcached
  • HAProxy
  • Elasticsearch
  • Ansible
  • Spring

Supporting Technologies

  • Zabbix
  • Splunk
  • AWS CloudWatch

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Computer Science, Engineering

- Generally requires 2-5 years related experience

Military Experience Preferred

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer