Comcast Sr Engineer, Video Content Security in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania

Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards.

Comcast is beginning an unprecedented cable system migration to an all IP delivery and playout environment, where the Content Security Platform is integral to all aspects of the larger video ecosystem.As an engineer on the Content Security platform team, you'll work hands-on building solutions on top of Docker and Kubernetes with elastic infrastructure. You'll help us make our services rock solid and scale to handle requests from millions of customers and devices. And you'll help enable rapid production deployments with minimal friction.

Content Security and X1 fall within Comcast's TPX (Technology Product Xperience) organization. We have a laid-back work environment, casual attire, flexible work hours, and great benefits.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience as an active contributor during all phases of the software development lifecycle, with the ability to describe specific and detailed individual contributions in the areas of architecture/design, development, testing, release, and maintenance.
  • Detailed knowledge of the HTTP specification and the RESTful style, including protocol basics, standard headers, content negotiation, and common techniques for securing HTTP-based applications.
  • A thorough understanding of basic data structures and a high-level understanding of their implementations. Experience and proficiency with common algorithms and their relative tradeoffs.
  • Proficiency with object-oriented development, data modeling, and design patterns.
  • Experience working in one or more data serialization formats (e.g. XML, JSON, or ASN1), and defining associated document structures and serialization routines.
  • Experience designing and building systems for highly available multi-site deployment environments, a solid understanding of the network architectures that support such systems, and familiarity with techniques for tuning application performance in a distributed environment.
  • A sense of proud ownership and an ongoing desire to proactively enhance products and processes.
  • Strong English communications skills, with the ability to clearly, concisely, and accurately describe advanced technical concepts to diverse audiences in speech and in writing.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of ten years of experience as an active contributor to a software development team.
  • Experience leading a software development team or sub-team.
  • Mastery of a garbage collected C-like language (e.g. Java, C#).
  • Experience operating in a Linux/Unix environment, including basic system configuration and scripting.
  • Experience building applications that leverage an RDBMS (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL).
  • Experience authoring and refining technical specifications.
  • Experience mentoring junior developers and participating in the hiring process.
  • A Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer