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Manager, Software Development & Engineering

Company: Comcast
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary Responsible for leading a team of Software Development Engineers in the planning and designing of software and web applications. Manages projects from design to testing, including new programs, enhancements and modifications. Collaborates with Quality Assurance team to conduct testing. Has overall responsibility for developing/administering performance standards for organizational unit. Manages team which may include exempt and non-exempt employees. Provides subject matter guidance to employees as required. Develops processes and procedures to drive department efficiencies and assists in the development and meeting of departmental budget. Job Description This role will be onsite located in Denver, CO once Comcast offices reopen later this year. 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. 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) and overtime as necessary. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Current or past experience within a Comcast development group (with exposure to the wider Comcast ecosystem and groups) is highly desirable. Strong understanding of Object-Oriented principles. Experience defining RESTful APIs and developing RESTful Web Services. Strong knowledge of Spring Framework (including Spring Data, Spring Security, and Spring Boot). Practical experience with the following: NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MongoDB, Redis), relational database technologies preferably PostgreSQL. Working knowledge of utilizing Software Configuration Management (SCM) tools for software development (e.g. Git, Subversion). Experience building applications based on Microservices Architecture and deployed in containers (Docker, AWS Containers, etc.) A big plus if it's on a Kubernetes infrastructure Experience using Java 8 Generics, Lambda Expressions, and Streams are plusses. Experience with messaging/streaming technologies (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis, SQS). Knowledge of Linux and/or Windows. Experienced with the Agile/Scrum development model using Agile tools (e.g. Jira, Rally). Experience in a DevOps environment is highly desirable. Team player. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with team members. B.S. in Engineering, Computer Science, etc, or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree (MS, MBA) is a plus. About Our Team: We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated. Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees: Medical and Dental 401(k) Savings Plan Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet, as well as deeply discounted phone services and other features. Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms. Learn more at https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. Employees at all levels are expected to: Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job. Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services. Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences. Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas. Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers. Drive results and growth. Respect and promote inclusion & diversity. Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities. Disclaimer: This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Education Bachelor's Degree Relevant Work Experience 5-7 Years Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That---s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality --- to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Denver , Manager, Software Development & Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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