Nov 03, 2019

Software Engineer, Digital Home

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full-Time Telecommunications

Job Description


Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 40 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:

Located in North-West Austin in Texas, the Austin Innovation Center is looking for a Software Engineer who wants to contribute and make a difference in Home Security and Home Automation across the United States and Europe. The Xfinity Home team is responsible for planning, designing, developing, testing and delivery of highly robust and scalable platform services.

Job Responsibilities

In this role you will collaborate with other developers, designers, testers, and product managers to develop features for the Xfinity Home platform running in AWS. The primary responsibilities will include developing micro-services for the Xfinity Home platform. You must be able to pick up new languages and technologies quickly, be a strong team player, and rapidly adapt to changing business and customer demands. The ideal candidate will have experience building and testing Web Services. Job duties include a balance between development and fast-paced critical thinking, written and verbal communication, troubleshooting and problem solving.


- 0-2 years experience building Java-based web services and web applications

- Proficient in software development methodologies including object-oriented programming languages, concepts and design

- Experience building microservices and web applications using standard protocols such as HTTP and SSL/TLS

- Strong debugging skills

- Strong communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Skills

- Familiarity with cloud computing and Amazon Web Services

- Experience programming in either Java, NodeJS, GO, or equivalent

- Knowledge of source control systems like GitHub Enterprise, GitHub, or similar

- Knowledge of CI/CD tools like Jenkins, CloudFormation or similar

- DevOps experience

- Test automation experience

- Agile/Scrum enthusiast

- BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Core Responsibilities

Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.
Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development, and customizes current applications. Assists with the software update process for existing applications, and roll-outs of software releases.
Researches, writes and edits technical documentation including requirements, software designs, evaluation plans, test results, recommendations and reports.
Serves as a guide and mentor for junior-level Software Development Engineers.
Demonstrates the application of software development methodologies, concepts, and skills in daily work

Consistent exercise of sound judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Comcast Culture

Our core values guide us day in and day out. We are guided by:

- Giving Back to the Community

- An Entrepreneurial Spirit

- We Do What's Right

- Respect Each Other

We live by the same four guiding values set forth by our founder, Ralph J. Roberts, over 50 years ago. At Comcast, doing “the right thing” is part of our DNA. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we serve. Comcast employees have access to local and regional employee resource groups including Asian Pacific Americans, Women’s Network, Veteran’s Network and many more.

We offer comprehensive medical and dental benefits, 401(K) plan, and 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the primary caregiver. There are many other perks including tuition assistance and discount tickets to Universal Studios.

Job Specification:
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
- Computer Science, Engineering
- Generally requires 0-2 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer



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