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Engineer 4, Software Development

Company: Comcast
Location: Austin
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Comcast Austin Innovation Center is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Xfinity Home/Connected Living software team! We work on exciting projects in the IoT space with a focus on innovative solutions in home security and home automation. As a member of the team, you will be responsible for the planning, designing, development and delivery of the firmware that drives the Connected Living products including touchscreens, IoT hubs and gateways! We are a collaborative group that works with a variety of other teams including cloud developers, testers, product leads and others in an Agile environment. Responsible for planning and designing new software and applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. 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.Job DescriptionResponsibilities* Develops, architects and drives core product features* Interacts with multi-functional engineering, product, and Quality Assurance teams throughout the company* Conducts analysis to resolve integration needs.* Implements premier software from planning to production* Participates in training representatives and operations staff on internally developed software applications.* 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 mentorship with regards to practices, procedures and techniques.* Serves as a guide and mentor for junior-level Software Engineers.* Participates in design and code reviews and works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.* Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.Core Responsibilities* Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration needs.* Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of software releases.* Trains junior Software Development Engineers on internally developed software applications.* 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.Requirements:* BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering* Requires 7-10 years of client-side software experience, 3+ years of industry experience* Professional in both C and Java languages* Experience with C++* Proficient in firmware development* Proficient with the Linux development platform* Strong debugging skillsPreferred Requirements:* Experience with wireless protocols, especially WiFi, Zigbee, and Bluetooth* Experience with Android developmentEmployees 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.EducationBachelor's DegreeRelevant Work Experience7-10 YearsBase 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.

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