Software Engineer (Front-End) at NBCUniversal

Technology & Engineering
Operations & Technology
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
We are seeking a Front-End Software Engineer who will develop software, help formalize development process and tooling,
This role falls within the “Rights and Contracts” organization, which is focused on producing, cataloging, and distributing IP rights and contractual information for the enterprise.
Here are the responsibilities for this role.
  • Work in an agile software development team to complete backlog items, working in conjunction with other developers within NBCUniversal and engineers from external companies.
  • Test and create automated tests for your code, ensuring every function, service, and object is compatible with your team’s work and with the many systems within the NBCUniversal system portfolio.
  • Communicate with business partners around NBCUniversal to understand the needs of the user, and implement those ideas in software.
  • Create documentation for developers as well as business users to help them understand your products.
  • Maintain cloud-based platforms and environments of supported applications, troubleshooting and patching functional issues and data issues in lower or production environments when necessary.

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in software development, or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5, Git, and Unix administration
  • Demonstrated experience in Angular frontend projects
  • Motivated and Self-Starting: able to think critically about problems, decipher user preferences versus hard requirements, and effectively use online and onsite resources to find an appropriate solution with little intervention
  • Passionate about writing clear, maintainable code that will be used and modified by others, and able to use and modify other developers’ work rather than recreate it
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Python and experience with automated test/build/deploy tools in a python tech stack
  • Competent working in secured internal network environments and complex cloud networks setups
  • Demonstrated experience building software on the cloud with managed services and serverless solutions
  • Experience manipulating datasets in code with tools such as Pandas and NumPy
  • Hands-on experience managing distributed systems and clusters
  • Experience with container and serverless technologies
  • Experience with distributed messaging and streaming services such as Kafka / Kinesis / SQS
  • Able to communicate effectively in a diverse team of varying skillsets and proficiencies. Able to lead and instruct and take direction when appropriate. Effective in-person, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in large, multifaceted and matrixed organizations
  • Collaborative team player accustomed to working within and across groups
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to translate business process needs into clear technical requirements
  • Ability to influence internal and external team members without direct reporting authority
  • Experience with natural language processing and meaning extraction from text using NLTK or spaCy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to relate complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong character exhibiting company core values: Integrity, Creativity, Teamwork, Pioneering Spirit, Ownership

Career Level
United States
About Us
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an
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