The Player-Platform JS is an SDK written in Typescript, that powers the IP video playback experience on the X1 Platform set-top boxes, and Xfinity Stream on many platforms. It provides a video player that integrates with our video streaming, content protection (DRM), advertisement, emergency alert, and real-time analytics services. PlayerPlatform strives to provide a high quality, consistent playback experience across all our integrations.
Who will you work with?
Player-Platform software engineers collaborate with industry experts from many subject areas: software architects, software engineers, data scientists, and other video streaming technologists. Daily, you will be working on a small scrum team that consists of product owners, software engineers, automation engineers, and quality assurance engineers. You will work closely with other technical teams internal and external to Comcast VIPER
What are some interesting problems you'll be working on?
Working to improve the reliability, and features of our IP Video customers, and give our multi-billion dollar advertising business a driven edge, are also a central focus.
Where can you make an impact?
Your code will be responsible for all IP video playback streaming that is done at Comcast. It will be run on customers' devices millions of times a week and will be the primary Comcast product that they interact with. You can help improve our video playback experience by developing the most stable, and the highest quality video player in the industry. You'll be working with the brightest minds in Comcast building a video platform that will power Comcast for years to come. You will drive the future of the IP video industry.What You'll Do:
Build clean API's for video playback on supported devices
Work with HTML5 video Media Source and Encrypted Media API Extensions (MSE & EME)
Build reusable software components in TypeScript
Design and implement end to end components related to video playback
Analyze, optimize, and improve the code base
Demonstrate personal and team leadership by showing dedication to integrator and customer success
Support operations personnel in maintaining a high standard of reliability.
Regular and consistent attendance.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
5+ years software development experience with some experience with Java Script application development or other related
Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
Computer science fundamentals
Can solve hard problems quickly by writing code
Experience designing clean, concise, maintainable APIs
Experience with HTTP video a plus
Good communicator and able to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies
Familiar with a scripting language
Ability to design, develop, and integrate a solution to completion
Comfortable working in a fast paced agile environment
Customer and team-focused attitude
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 groundbreaking 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.
Get results and growth.
Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.
The VIPER team is an organization within Comcast’s grander Technology Product and Experience organization (TPX) which supports the Product Management, Research & Development, Engineering and Operations for Comcast’s Elite Video Experiences in use by Comcast and Syndicated Partners. We support both legacy QAM Video Delivery and the Next Generation IP Video Platform infrastructure from Content Acquisition to the Player consuming experiences we control the end-to-end Video delivery platforms. These platforms deliver video for live linear, video on-demand and cloud DVR services consumed by more than 20 million customers both in-home and out of home on stb’s, connected tv, mobile and desktop products.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 an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.
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
Pay Range: $100,475.81 - $150,713.72
Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.
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.