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Comcast Corporation

.NET Software Engineer (R337052)





Chicago, Illinois, United States

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 50 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

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We provide the technology, data enablement and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. For more information, please visit

Job Description

The Software Engineer is responsible for developing web-based software solutions. Development will occur in an Agile environment, typically in fixed-length sprints (Scrum methodology) and have regular interactions with Product Owners, Solution Leads and other team members.

The Software Engineer is expected to:

  • Produce high-quality software
  • Function effectively as a member of a team
  • Interact with management and other members of the development group
  • Continually seek to improve themselves and the company

Essential Functions

The Software Engineer must be able to:

  • Be effective members of their team, department and company
  • Demonstrate good analytical abilities, attention to detail, and strong verbal / written communication skills in English
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously when asked
  • Work with a range of technologies, programming languages, and applications
  • Write quality software within reasonable timeframes based on the provided designs and specifications
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • At least 4 years of experience as a developer
  • Proficiency in the following programming languages and applications:
    • C# for web applications and servers
    • JavaScript, HTML, and CSS for web applications
    • SQL Server 2014 or greater, relational database design and programming
  • Significant experience with:
    • JavaScript libraries and front-end frameworks such as jQuery, jQuery UI, Backbone.js, Knockout, Angular JS, ReactJS, [Register to View] MVC applications using NHibernate, AutoMapper, and StructureMap
    • REST/RESTful web service design and programming (Web API, Nancy, ServiceStack, etc.)
    • Unit testing frameworks (NUnit, xUnit, Jasmine, etc.)
    • Package management (npm, Bower, NuGet, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, and SVN
  • Ability to adapt quickly to an existing, complex environment
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent communication skills

Desired but not Required
  • Experience with:
    • Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
    • Modern JavaScript-powered web applications (Angular, React, Backbone, Ember, etc.) and the “Single Page Application” (SPA) architecture
    • Message queues or event bus technologies (MSMQ, RabbitMQ, NServiceBus, etc.)
    • Automated builds/Continuous Integration/Deployment (Jenkins, CruiseControl, TFS, etc.)
    • Cloud-based services (SaaS/IaaS/PaaS)
    • Data warehouses, reporting, and analysis
    • Very large database (VLDB) design and tuning

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.
  • Participates in training representatives and operations staff on internally developed software applications.
  • Researches, writes and edits documentation and technical requirements, including software designs, evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports.
  • Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Provides technical leadership throughout the design process and guidance with regards to practices, procedures and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior-level Software Development Engineers.
  • Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply, process design and redesign skills. Presents and defends architectural, design and technical choices to internal audiences.
  • Displays knowledge of and ability to apply, project management skills.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • 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 an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.



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 [Register to View] on our careers site for more details.