Director, Software Development & Engineering at Comcast (Philadelphia, PA)

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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds 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.

Job Summary
Responsible for providing strategic leadership and executive oversight to all aspects of the Software Development and Engineering department's projects and activities. Develops and implements strategies and works with project personal to develop project standards and performance metrics. Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all applications meet project specifications and requirements. Provides leadership and direction for team which may include multiple functional areas. Develops and implements strategy for functional area(s). May have responsibility for developing and managing budget.
Job Description

Core Responsibilities
  • Primary liaison for business requests to the domains - intake
  • Define contents of delivery requests to meet business objectives
  • Along with Architect and Product Managers, drive Program Backlog refinement, prioritization, and design
  • Facilitate prioritization of business and technical imperatives within and across domains (inter, intra, all TIs)
  • Ensure planning tooling adheres to portfolio management standards
  • Proactively partner with business product owners to ensure that the delivered functionality adheres to all company policies and business requirements.
  • Identify opportunities to simplify business processes and optimize technology solutions.
    Energize, motivate, and excite team members inspiring them to deliver the highest quality product possible
  • Creates and drives strategies in alignment with the Company's overall vision and business goals.
  • Works with project personnel to define standards and frameworks with regards to coding, programming and the general development of applications for multiple platforms.
  • Leads the Software Development and Engineering team in the development of new software and web applications and leads the continued support for existing applications and applications in development. Oversees implementation initiatives, software updates and the roll-out of new software releases.
  • Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all deliverables adhere to deadlines, specifications and budgets. Develops and implements performance metrics. Reviews and reports on project progress to leadership team.
  • Prepares and manages budget(s) and financial targets.
  • Continuously researches new techniques with respect to coding technology and coding practices. Works with the Engineering team to implement new techniques that benefit the goals of the organization.
  • 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.


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.


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

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

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 403 open jobs at Comcast, click here.
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