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Comcast Corporation

Sr Engineer, Software Development & Engineering

Telecommunications

All

Yearly

No

West Chester, 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

Comcast's Technology, Product, Experience team designs, develops, delivers and supports innovative products and services that bring internet, TV and voice to millions of residential and business customers. Our DevX Platform Database Services team is looking for a Sr. DevOps Database Engineer to design, develop and automate solutions revolving around our various database offerings that can help business units across Comcast. Work to accelerate time to market of their product releases and at the same time safeguard critical customer data from various security breaches.

Job Description

You will gain experience in:

  • Cutting edge database solutions in various RDBMS, NoSQL, and Cloud database technologies.

  • Researching, recommending, and deploying the high availability, Disaster recovery and replication solutions for critical projects.

  • Automating the solutions using the popular automation tooling.

  • Contribute to the development projects related to database services.

Core Responsibilities

  • The DevOps Database Engineer will continuously enhance the automation of database deployments and maintenance for the Client infrastructure

  • Work closely with various collaborators to understand their needs for databases

  • Given that understanding, you will make recommendations and provide self-service offerings that enable collaborators to deploy, monitor and maintain the right databases for their needs

  • Develop systems to further automate the deployment and maintenance of database services

  • Enhance automated functions including, monitoring, backup, recovery, high availability, user management, access control and audit logging

  • Add automated tests for every function on a continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform

  • Collaborate with partners to further understand their needs for databases, make recommendations and ultimately deploy solutions in the form of the databases and their orchestration

  • Maintain the documentation about automation, orchestration and processes.

Required Skills

  • Strong Understanding of various relational and non-relational database technologies along with their benefits, downsides and best use-cases and recommend appropriate database technology to application teams based on their specific business use case.

  • Hands-on experience managing RDBMS databases like Oracle 12c/19c RAC, PostgreSQL, MySQL or MS SQL Server (At least 1 RDBMS is required)

  • Experience implementing and managing high availability and disaster recovery solutions like Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, ASM, Oracle Enterprise Manager, RMAN, Linux/Unix.

  • Experience with Oracle Golden Gate or any other equivalent replication technology in a production environment, with direct experience in installation, setup, modification, and solving will be a big plus.

  • Experience in installing, automating, scaling and supporting NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Couchbase, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, among other emerging technologies (At least 1 NoSQL is required)

  • Experience working with the databases in public Clouds like AWS, Azure and GCP.

  • Proficiency in automation

  • Knowledge in Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Python, Terraform

  • Willingness and commitment to learn other database, automation, and Cloud technologies

  • Great communication and collaboration skills

  • Software development experience and knowledge of modern software development processes.

  • Knowledge/experience in development programming languages such as Java, Go, Nodejs, html, CSS, bootstrap etc. is a plus.

  • Knowledge/experience on AI/ML is a big plus.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize with little to no supervision, providing team leadership skills.

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

  • Highly driven, highly involved, highly proactive

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.

  • Be responsible for 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 hardworking 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 insights.

  • 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 promote growth.

  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.

  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

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 an accommodation.

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.

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, 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

7-10 Years

Salary:

Pay Range: $120,924.89 - $181,387.33

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.