Comcast Cybersecurity: Sr. Security Developer (Java Backend Lead) (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
The role:
Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests, and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation of all development activity. Trains non-technical personnel. Assists with tracking performance metrics. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.
Job Description

Who we are:

Protecting our customer, employee and company data is a top priority at Comcast. It's important to our reputation and our business success - and it's the right thing to do. When it comes to Cyber Security, everyone plays a role. Through awareness and conscientious security habits, all employees can help protect Comcast and its customers from ever-present cyber threats. We are part of Comcast Cyber Security (CCS) team build and maintain various security tools for residential and business customers to make things better and more secure for them. Customer Authentication, Multi Factor Solution, DDoS Threat Mitigation are just some examples and to accomplish our goals we utilize latest technologies. With our work we shift the security more to left and built the security into the product rather than bolt on. Our work directly impacts the customer experience. We are also involved with many enterprise solutions.

Who you are:
  • Knowledgeable with professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including writing codes, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Understand of microservice based architecture and design. Also write codes to create the application based on approved architecture/design.
  • Keeping current with technological developments within the industry. Also, Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products.
  • Consistently review literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Experienced in knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts and skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
  • Experienced in process design and redesign with ability to present and defend architectural, design and technical choices to internal audiences.
  • Consistently exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

What you'll do:
  • As a Lead Software Development Engineer, you will Independently lead complex technical initiatives within your team.
  • Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding.
  • Explore technical needs and bring solutions to the table.
  • Set the technical strategy for your team.
  • Develop Codes to implement, create and deliver applications/features in existing application
  • Take a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.
  • Design new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assist in the roll-out of software releases.
  • Provide technical leadership throughout the design process and guidance with regards to practices, procedures, and techniques.
  • Assist in tracking and evaluating performance metrics. Ensures team delivers software on time, to specification and within budget.
  • Work with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.

What you bring:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 6+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, Node.js, and other various JavaScript languages/frameworks
  • Object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • Experience collaborating directly with key stakeholders and technical teams to collect requirements and communicate detailed software features, technical designs, and product strategies
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
  • Experience influencing software engineers' best practices within team
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Implementing features using cloud-based components.
  • Developing components satisfying high volume requests

What we bring:

A collaborative, communicative, supportive environment which promotes growth and challenge We offer a competitive base salary with comprehensive benefits package, bonus, stock, 401k and so much more!

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 the team 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.


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.

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

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


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

7-10 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 329 open jobs at Comcast, click here.
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