Orlando, FL, USA

Senior Platform Operations Engineer - NBC Sports Next

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Company Description
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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.
NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We're fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology. We're a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to leading technology platforms and digital applications for Youth & Recreational Sports; Golf; and Emerging Media.
At NBC Sports Next, we equip more than 30MM players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans in 40 countries with more than 25 sports solution products, including SportsEngine , the largest youth sports club, league and team management platform; SportsEngine Play , the first ever streaming service for youth and amateur sports, GolfNow , the leading online tee time marketplace and provider of golf course operations technology; and GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, instructional content and more.
Job Description
Senior Platform Operations Engineer will be a key member of our DevOps Team, helping to build and support the core infrastructure of the GolfNow Platform services and products through activities and key responsibilities that include:

  • Contributing to efforts that ensure the continuous and smooth running of the GolfNow platform while serving a large volume of traffic.
  • Leveraging Amazon Web Services to build highly available services.
  • Developing Infrastructure as code using tools like Terraform.
  • Developing configuration management/automation/deployment pipelines using tools like Ansible.
  • Working closely with the NBC Sports Next Cyber Security Team to maintain and improve the security of the Platform.
  • Contributing to and using our GitHub Pull Request-centered development pipeline as we continuously deliver value to our customers.
  • Using tools such as Datadog and Splunk to monitor the health of the platform.
  • Being an advocate for quality code and engineering practices that enable Continuous Delivery.
  • Participation in a sustainable on-call schedule.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of experience in the field of Software Engineering which operating web applications in a Site Reliability Engineering, Web Operations, or Cloud Engineering capacity.
  • Production experience with AWS services including EC2, ECS, RDS, IAM.
  • A strong foundation in modern infrastructure practices and the ability to deploy and operate maintainable, scalable and secure infrastructure.
  • Ability to write quality, documented, modular, maintainable, secure, and testable infrastructure automation.
  • A team-oriented attitude and seemingly endless intellectual curiosity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • AWS Experience
    • Experience in the following areas of AWS:
      • EC2/ECS/EKS
      • VPC - Subnets, Security Groups, NAT Gateways, Transit Gateways, ELB/ALB/NLB etc.
      • IAM, S3, Managed data tiers - RDS/Elasticache etc.
    • Nice to have
      • Experience in production with AWS Serverless technologies such as Lambda/SQS/SNS/DynamoDB etc.
  • Kubernetes
    • Production experience of running services in Kubernetes
    • Ability to take a VM based application and migrate to Kubernetes
  • CI/CD
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines, assisting developers in delivering changes on a daily cadence
    • Experience with TravisCI, Jenkins, Gitlab CI, Github Actions or similar technologies
  • Automation
    • Ability to script automation in one of either Ruby, Python, Go, Powershell etc.
  • Infrastructure as Code
    • Terraform
      • Ability to author Terraform at a proficient level
      • Ability to break out reusable, opinionated and standardized actions into Terraform modules
    • Chef/Ansible

Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.
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 by emailing [email protected].

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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
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
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
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Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
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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