Product Development 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
Responsible for assisting in the design of system architectures and solutions to bring to market new innovative products which span web service offerings. Assists in the planning, designing, integrating, testing, deploying and supporting of products. Helps with testing and operational activities. Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.

Job Description

The Technology, Product, Experience (TPX) organization works at the intersection of media and technology and our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products and next-generation technologies that transform the customer experience. The Comcast Network and CONNECTivity (CONNECT) organization is a highly agile, fast-paced, dedicated group at the forefront of change focused on innovating, building, and operating the best in class, most reliable access network for our customers.

Overview of the Role:

Be part of a very driven team responsible for Comcast's communications services infrastructure solution and evolution. This role assists in developing solution architecture and design, formulating strategy and course of actions for the introduction of new technology solutions, and VoIP infrastructure evolution.

The candidate will join the Communications Infrastructure Services team working on highly available systems in geo-redundant and self-healing configurations. Assists in the planning, designing, integrating, testing, deploying and supporting of products.

You'll be a great fit if you:

  • Can adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Are a hardworking learner, user, and advocate of our groundbreaking technology to bring to market new innovative communications product offerings.
  • Have a high level of accountability - taking ownership of problems and seeing them through to resolution.
  • Your natural inclination is to work collaboratively, to be transparent, and seek and give feedback continuously.
  • You have an aptitude for technology and enjoy complex problem solving.


  • Maintain a high degree of self-motivation and independent decision-making.


Skills & Experience We're Looking For:

  • Must possess effective and proven organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Agile Software Development Process,
  • Programming in Java or Python to access API's for database querying


  • High Performance Computing, Computer Networks,
  • Hands-on experience and practical knowledge of Unix/ Linux and cloud environments. A plus if you have Kubernetes (even if that is classroom experience) or OpenStack!
  • Automation & scripting any of the following: Ansible, Chef, Bash, Python, or any other language
  • Basic network troubleshooting and configuration
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly with all levels of employees, external vendors, and management


Additional Experience (valued, not required):

  • Working knowledge of SIP protocol, WebRTC or Diameter
  • Database and Data Science knowledge
  • Data extraction and manipulation using Python Programming or equivalent


About Our Perks & Benefits

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 & Dental
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Generous paid time off


  • Life Milestones - from adoption assistance, childcare resources, pet insurance, and more, Comcast supports you at all life stages.
  • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet.
  • Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms.


Learn more at https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits (https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits)

Reasonable Accommodation:

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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

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.

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.

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 benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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.

Certifications (if applicable)

Relative Work Experience
2-5 Years

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.
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 387 open jobs at Comcast, click here.
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