New York City, NY

Sr. Software Engineer at NBCUniversal (New York City, NY)

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Employer Provided Salary: $110,000-$155,000 Annually
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Company Description
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
The Sr. Software Engineer for Workplace Technology Engineering is responsible for the design, development, and operations of workplace solutions used globally by NBCUniversal employees and partners. The solutions span across a portfolio of applications including CMS sites, workflow systems, mobile first employee experience, and end user support. This Senior Engineer role is a developer role focused on applying software engineering mindset.
Specific solutions include:
  • Drupal CMS: Candidate must be an expert user of Drupal CMS, including its architecture, core concepts, and modules. Candidate should be comfortable developing custom modules and themes and understand how to use contributed modules to extend the functionality of Drupal.
  • PHP and JavaScript: Candidate must be proficient in PHP and JavaScript programming languages (Drupal is primarily built on these languages).
  • HTML, CSS, and responsive design: Candidate should be proficient in HTML and CSS and have experience developing responsive designs with the goal of having functional applications in different devices and screen sizes.
  • Database management: Candidate should have experience with database management systems like MySQL and effectively design and optimize database schemas to support Drupal applications.
  • Performance optimization: Candidate should be able to optimize the performance of Drupal applications by identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks, caching data where possible, etc.
  • Version control: Candidate must be proficient in using version control tools like Git to manage source code changes and collaborate with other developers.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Design, develop, maintain content/workflow driven sites.
  • Leverage low code for content management and application development.
  • Lead software development cycle driven by agile methodology.
  • Provide technical leadership to other members of the development team.
  • Support and provide guidance to more junior engineers with high-level and escalated customer issues.
  • Participate in peer code review to ensure best development practices are followed, work with technical partners to evaluate trade studies, solution designs, etc.

  • BS/MS degree in computer science or related field.
  • 7+ years of Drupal development experience utilizing version 9 and/or 10. Experience for building, deploying, and supporting large scale applications and services.
  • 7+ years of PHP and JavaScript: Candidate must be proficient in PHP and JavaScript programming languages (Drupal is primarily built on these languages).
  • Security best practices: Candidate should be familiar with security best practices for Drupal, including hardening the CMS, implementing secure coding practices, and configuring access controls.
  • Excellent problem solving, design, coding, and debugging skills.
  • Development experience in web technologies, e.g. React/Angular, HTML, CSS.
  • Strong cross-group collaboration skills.
  • Experience interacting with more than one relational databases like MySQL, MariaDB, Aurora DB
  • Experience with Cloud Services AWS, Microsoft Azure.
  • Must be motivated, independent and self-sufficient. Able to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Experience collaborating with the stakeholders, producing systems flows, data models, work processes, and wireframes.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $110,000 - $155,000.
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.
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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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