Data Engineer at Comcast (Philadelphia, PA)

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Comcast's Technology, Product & Experience 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. We offer a flexible working environment to balance the need to work independently wherever you choose, with days that require collaboration at one of our offices. Our roles primarily reside inside or around one of our Tech Hubs (Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, Denver, Austin, Silicon Valley, Washington DC/N. Virginia). Some roles can work virtual full-time if they are not near a Tech Hub, but that is dependent upon the needs of the position and amount of collaboration required.

Job Summary
Are you passionate about designing new software? Do you like working within a highly motivated team environment? Then we need you to join our team!

As a Data Engineer, you will report to the Manager of Data Services and will be responsible for developing Data Engineering solutions that conform to group standards, budgets and agreed estimated timelines. You will be responsible for planning and designing new software and data applications, editing new and existing applications and implementing, testing and debugging defined software components. Documents all development activity. Perform production DevOps support as part of an on-call rotation, and work with moderate mentorship in own area of knowledge.
Job Description

Core Responsibilities
  • Analyzes and settles integration needs.
  • Evaluates and plans software designs, test results and technical manuals.
  • Reviews literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Programs new software, data applications and supports new applications under development and the customization of current applications.
  • Edits and reviews technical requirements' documentation.
  • Works with Quality Assurance team to resolve if applications fit specification and technical requirements.
  • Displays knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of and ability with process design and redesign skills.
  • Project Management experience and skills in an Agile Software Development environment.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Skills & Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, Business, equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship. To be considered for this role, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment now or in the future.
  • Experience with Spark, SQL, Linux, and Unix shell scripting or Python.
  • Experience with ETL design and development.


Some of the Specific technologies we use:
  • Planning, designing and development of high-volume compute, parallel processing and ETL workflows using Spark, PySpark, scala, and other compute frameworks on Big Data in on-premise (Kubernetes) or public cloud environments.
  • Data warehouse development on a major RDBMS Teradata, Oracle, SQL server).
  • SQL and query optimization experience.
  • Continuous integration/deployment processes and tools such as Concourse, GitHub, Jenkins (optional), CodeDeploy & CodePipeline
  • Scripting languages such as bash, Python, VBScript, Perl.
  • AWS, Databricks, and other cloud technologies.
  • Big Data compute design patterns and efficient data modeling practices.
  • Teradata, Hadoop, and/or Informatica/SSIS equivalent.
  • Open to learn new technologies as needed.


Employees at all levels are encouraged 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 detailed digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be hardworking learners, users and advocates of our groundbreaking technology, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new insights.
  • 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.
  • Get 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 crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.


Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

0-2 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.
More Information on Comcast
Comcast operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, Universal Parks & Resorts, FL, Miami, FL, Universal City, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. Comcast was founded in 1963. It has 68848 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 321 open jobs at Comcast, click here.
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