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Lead Software Engineer (Data)- GoLang- REMOTE

Xfinity

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Software Engineering
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Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
FreeWheel, a Comcast company, provides comprehensive ad platforms for publishers, advertisers, and media buyers. Powered by premium video content, robust data, and advanced technology, we’re making it easier for buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, data types, and sales channels. As a global company, we have offices in nine countries and can insert advertisements around the world.

Job Summary

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds 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.



Our growing data teams are looking for a savvy Lead Data Engineer to join and help build and evolve the next generation of Audience & Identity data platforms that handle data at scale and use state-of-the-art technologies to unlock the data’s business value. If you’re excited to work with a tightly knit team of data engineers solving hard problems the right way using cutting-edge data online serving, collection, transformation, analysis, and monitoring tools in the cloud, this opportunity is for you.

Job Description

What You Will Be Doing

  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Analysis to determine integration needs.

  • Acts as a critical member of a team that owns the core data systems and services that handle all our incoming ad requests for audience targeting business.

  • Responsible for architecting, designing, and building audience targeting services within the advertising delivery system, supporting high concurrency, high availability, and low latency scalable and optimized enterprise-level online serving systems.

  • Oversees the documentation of all development activities.

  • 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.

  • Assists with technical leadership/architects throughout the design process and assists in guidance regarding practices, procedures, to the broader technical vision.

  • Continually works on improving the codebase and has active participation and oversight in all aspects of the team, including agile ceremonies to support rapid business growth.

  • Advocating for improvements to data quality, security, and performance.

  • Work with and mentor junior and Senior Software Development Engineers.

  • Working with our SRE teams to properly manage and scale the architecture in a cost-efficient way.

  • Experience working with streaming systems such as Kafka or Kinesis. This team owns the scala application built on top of Kakfa.

  • Grounded understanding of SQL and deeper understanding of at least one commonly used DB. We use Snowflake heavily as a datastore.

  • Evolve data model and data schema based on business and engineering needs focusing on DRY principles and an easy of maintainability.

  • Develop tools supporting self-service data pipeline management (ETL). Team uses airflow for the scheduling of tasks.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a similar field of study.

  • Extensive Golang experience is required, 5+ years of hands-on coding with Golang.

  • 6+ years of hands-on work in the field of software development.

  • 3+ years of experience with data applications and tools (Snowflake, Databricks, Spark, EMR, Presto, Datadog, DBT, etc.).

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with AWS services like EKS,S3, EMR, Glue, EC2, ECS, IAM, Lambda, CodeBuild, Athena, Redis, ElasticSearch, RDS,Aurora, Airflow.

  • 3+ years of experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or AWS CodeBuild, Terraform, etc.

  • Multi-process, multi-threaded, and real-time ad serving experience is prefered.

  • Familiar with Linux/Unix, with a solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and system design.

  • Familiar with distributed architectures, common middleware such as caching, message queues, Nginx, and big data processing technologies. Experience in designing and developing large-scale online services is preferred.

  • Preference for audience targeting or ad serving experience.

  • You can work with the command line.

  • Must be versatile and an inquisitive problem solver with excellent communication and writing skills.

  • Strong skills in SQL and proven experience working with at least one of the major database platforms.

  • Extra points if you have an AWS certification.

Seems like something you might be interested in? We want to meet you to discuss this exciting opportunity.

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.

Core qualities of our team culture include

  • An ethic of service and a belief in putting the customer first

  • A powerful sense of pragmatism to figure out what needs to be done right versus right now

  • A curiosity about technology and a desire to use it to solve problems in all sorts of domains

  • An openness to feedback and more than just the spelling skills to know that there’s no I in Team

  • An appreciation of repeatability, observability, and operational simplicity

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.

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Please visit the benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Compensation

National Pay Range: $112,151.21 USD-$262,854.41 USD

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay 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 compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.

Education

Bachelor's DegreeWhile 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.

Certifications (if applicable)

Relative Work Experience

10 Years +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.