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Sr. Software Engineer - Video Architecture - Xumo

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: July 3, 2024

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 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 Responsible for the design and implementation of scalable and robust video streaming architectures, software and applications. Build and maintain video monitoring and related tools to ensure optimal performance and quality of service. 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. Comcast and Charter Communications will form a 50/50 joint venture that will bring our world-class Flex streaming platform, 4K streaming devices, voice remote and XClass TVs nationwide. You will want to join our innovative team, because together we will develop and offer consumers a next-generation streaming platform, with a world-class user experience and navigation and all the top apps, bringing more choice to the streaming marketplace. Comcast also will contribute XUMO to the joint venture, our free ad-supported service that currently delivers more than 200 unique streaming channels and features hundreds of free content choices. Job Description Additional Info & Required Qualifications: 5 years of experience in software development with relevant experience with OTT video streaming technologies (HLS/DASH/DRM) and cloud infrastructure. Proficiency in Elixir or a willingness to learn it quickly. Highly prefer experience with video processing technologies and/or ad insertions technologies/similar industry. Experience with AWS Media Services as well as related infrastructure (content delivery, edge compute, serverless, storage, security.) . Experience managing offshore development teams is a plus. Position is office based in Irvine, CA or Philadelphia, PA- 4 days/week & 1 day remote Video Architecture Design: Lead the design and implementation of scalable and robust video architectures for streaming and monitoring applications. Research and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in video streaming protocols, codecs, delivery mechanisms, and cloud-based video infrastructure. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system requirements and ensure seamless integration of video components while maintaining strict security standards. Software Development: Develop high-quality, efficient, and reliable software components using Elixir or other suitable languages. Implement video processing algorithms, streaming protocols (e.g., HLS, DASH), and content delivery networks (CDNs), and security measures to protect video content. Build and maintain video monitoring and related tools to ensure optimal performance and quality of service. Cloud Infrastructure (AWS): Leverage AWS services (e.g., Media Services, CloudFront, S3) to optimize video delivery, storage, and processing. Design and implement secure video workflows on AWS, utilizing IAM roles, encryption, and other security mechanisms. Monitor and manage AWS resources to ensure cost-efficiency and performance. Security and System Ops: Implement robust security measures to protect video content from unauthorized access, piracy, and tampering. Conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments of video infrastructure and applications. Participate in incident response and resolution for security-related issues. Contribute to the development and maintenance of system administration procedures and documentation. Team Leadership: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to a team of offshore software engineers. Oversee the development process, ensuring adherence to coding standards, best practices, and project timelines. Manage and mentor offshore development teams, providing technical guidance and support throughout the software development lifecycle. Foster a collaborative and productive working environment for the offshore team. Troubleshooting and Optimization: Diagnose and resolve complex video streaming and monitoring issues. Optimize video delivery for various network conditions and devices. Monitor system performance and identify areas for improvement. Core Responsibilities Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine needs. Work with offshore team, internal team as well as contractors to designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Conduct code review and provide feedback. Develops software update process for existing applications. Lead in the roll-out of software releases. Trains junior engineers. Oversees the researching, writing and editing of documentation and technical requirements, including evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports. Keeps current with technological developments within the industry. 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. Assists in tracking and evaluating performance metrics. Ensures team delivers software on time, to specification and within budget. Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements. Displays expertise in knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts and skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty. Displays expertise in process design and redesign skills. Presents and defends architectural, design and technical choices to internal audiences. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary. 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. 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, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Salary: Primary Location Pay Range: $139,015.07 - $208,522.61 Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits to eligible employees. 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 compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details. 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

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