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Comcast Corporation

Senior Data Engineer (R334559)





Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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 planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation of all development activity. Trains non-technical personnel. Assists with tracking performance metrics. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.

Job Description

Join a multi-disciplinary team of DevOps engineers, software engineers, data analysts, and data scientists working together to improve the Comcast user experience.

Do you like big challenges and working within a highly motivated team environment? As a data software engineer on the Data Science and Engineering team within the CONNECTivity (CONNECT) organization at Comcast, you will be part of a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility. You will work closely with business stakeholders, data analysts, and data scientists within the organization developing software solutions helping to deliver insights into customer and network behavior that drive business decisions shaping the future of Comcast.

Who does the Senior Data Engineer work with?

You will collaborate with a diverse set of professionals ranging from software engineers whose software integrates with analytics services, network architects and engineers who are tasked with evolving the network, service delivery engineers who provide support for our products, data analysts and data scientists distilling key insights from massive amounts of raw data, operational stakeholders with all manner of information needs, and executives who rely on data for fact-based decision making.

What are some interesting problems you’ll be working on?

Develop large scale, cloud-based data pipelines for the collection and processing of device telemetry and network events, providing both a real time and historical view into the operation of our products and services. Work on high performance, real time data stores and a massive historical data sets using best-of-breed and industry leading technology. Expose services over REST APIs. Work closely with various engineering teams to solve key optimization, insight and access network data challenges.

Where can you make an impact?

The Data Science and Engineering team is acquiring, studying, simulating, and modeling to enable data as a key driver and core functional component toward better understanding, predicting, and dynamically optimizing the access network to improve overall user experience. Success in this role is best enabled by a broad mix of skills and interests ranging from traditional distributed systems software engineering prowess to the multidisciplinary field of data science.

  • Developing large scale data pipelines exposing data sources within Comcast to our team of data analysts and data scientists.
  • Developing GraphQL APIs utilizing AWS lambda and API Gateway or server based using Gunicorn, etc.
  • Developing Spark streaming and batch jobs to clean and transform data.
  • Writing build automation to deploy and manage cloud resources.

Some of the specific technologies we use:
  • Programming Languages (Python, Scala, Golang, Node.js)
  • Build Environment: GitHub Enterprise, Concourse CI, Jira, Serverless, SAM
  • Cloud Computing (AWS Lambda, EC2, EKS)
  • Spark (AWS EMR, Databricks)
  • Stream Data Platforms: Kinesis, Kafka
  • Databases: S3, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, DynamoDB
  • Caching Frameworks (ElasticCache/Redis)

Skills & Experience We're Looking For:
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other relevant science and engineering discipline.
  • 7-10 years working as a software engineer.
  • 5+ years working within an enterprise data lake/warehouse environment or big data architecture.
  • Excellent programming skills with experience in at least one of Python, Scala, Java, Node.js.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Proficiency in testing frameworks and writing unit/integration tests
  • Proficiency in Unix-based operating systems and bash scripts.

Additional Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with working in Spark
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with monitoring and visualization tools such as Grafana, Prometheus, Data Dog, and Cloudwatch.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as DynamoDB, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, or HBase

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.
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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.


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.


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

7-10 Years

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