|Job Description :
||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.
Job Summary As Senior Director of Engineering, Developer Platform, you will be joining a fantastic team and continuing the transformation to deliver our Entertainment Platform as a Product. This exciting new approach for building entertainment experiences requires working alignment between product management, engineering, experience design, and operations. You will work closely with other engineering teams to create interconnected components that allow our clients to build a variety of entertainment-focused products (like Xfinity Flex and XClassTV) with relative ease.
The Senior Director will lead a strong engineering team with vast knowledge in how to build amazing viewing experiences. In addition, we will be growing the team extensively. You will need to foster a culture of mentorship, sharing, and collaboration as the team continues to add new team members.
Job Description Core responsibilities
Attracts and retains diverse, high-performing software engineering leaders and individual contributors.
Builds highly functional paths of communication with peers and other leaders throughout the organization.
Provides complexity, cost and time estimation.
Develops case studies, roadmaps and models to influence strategic spending.
Influences design and development strategies across platforms, teams and third parties.
Researches and leads others to research new technology areas.
Works with industry partners to develop new standards.
Works with staff to develop prototype solutions and/or model solutions to prove out technology directions.
Contributes to software, systems architecture, design reviews etc.
Advises stakeholders in technology-related issues in many areas.
Contributes to the continuous improvement of team processes and standards.
Represents team in project and governance settings.
Consistently exercises independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Highly desirable skills/experience
Experience building enterprise-scale systems.
Experience in creating a developer-friendly CMS (content management system).
Solid understanding of DevOps practices and how they apply to building client applications.
Experience in being a “leader of leaders”
Experience leading a team of 25 or more software engineers
Experience in building a collaborative, inclusive team culture.
Previous experience managing contractor vendors.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Other tools we use
JIRA, GitHub, Confluence, Splunk
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.
Relevant Work Experience
10 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 compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.