Jun 03, 2024

Sr. Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Reston, VA, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Comcast

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, provides comprehensive ad platforms for publishers, advertisers, and media buyers. Powered by premium video content, robust data, and advanced technology, we're making it easier for buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, data types, and sales channels. As a global company, we have offices in nine countries and can insert advertisements around the world.

Job Summary

The Software Engineer (Tier-2) is responsible for the availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning for the FreeWheel platforms. The Sr. Software Engineer will engage in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems and be able to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks. The Software Engineer will be part of a team consisting of a healthy mix between software and technology infrastructure backgrounds. The Software Engineer will provide subject matter expertise, resolve complex break/fix scenarios and engage broader teams as necessary; partner with engineering, vendors and client services to deliver successful technical solutions. Works with limited supervision and direction while executing associated functions and responsibilities. The Software Engineer will follow operational practices and independently determines/develops approaches for non-routine solutions.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Proficient coding, debugging, and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex technical issues
  • Experience in developing automation tools and scripts to streamline processes
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity practices, including vulnerability management, secure configurations, and incident response
  • Familiarity with software release cycles and ability to collaborate with developers on design, planning, testing, and monitoring
  • Experience supporting and ensuring smooth operations during critical live events
  • Strong analytical skills for product testing, evaluation, and deployment
  • Understanding of infrastructure-as-code principles and ability to contribute to design and implementation
  • Aptitude to identify process improvements and work closely with engineering teams and vendors
  • In-depth knowledge of process design, client-server technologies, and internal processes
  • Ability to follow and promote adherence to Engineering Operations procedures and best practices

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Proficient data analytics skills and ability to apply advanced techniques with tools like pivot tables
  • Extensive experience in coding and providing technical solutions for complex problems
  • Expertise in developing and debugging server-side applications or web services using languages like Python, Go, ROR, C/C++, or Java
  • In-depth knowledge of database structures and SQL
  • Significant experience working with cloud environments, particularly AWS
  • Hands-on experience with AWS services like VPC, subnets, network ACLs, security groups, EC2, S3, IAM, Route 53, Lambda
  • Proficiency with SDLC tools like Containers, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, Git
  • Strong Linux administration, network security, and system infrastructure skills
  • Strong communication skills when client interaction is needed
  • Detail oriented, flexible and work well in a global team

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 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, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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.

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 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.

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