Engineer 4, Software Development & Engineering - 1539

Posted 11 Sep 2018


Philadelphia, PA United States

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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.

DUTIES: Provide technical leadership within team responsible for building software for Comcast Cable's customer premises equipment (CPE), including Set-top Boxes (STBs), cable modems, etc.; develop, enhance and optimize software and platform features running on embedded devices, utilizing C++, Java, Python/Perl/Bash scripting, and HTML5/JavaScript web platforms within a Linux Operating System; utilize Binutils, GCC and GDB tools for programming, compiling and debugging; manage web content delivery with TCP/IP network protocol; decode, transcode and render video using GStreamer; implement graphics stack with OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) application programming interface and Wayland protocol; utilize adaptive IP streaming protocols, such as HLS (HTTP live Streaming) and DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) running according to MSE (Media Source Extensions) and EME (Encrypted Media Extensions) specifications, to enable high quality streaming; identify and fix performance bottlenecks and software defects, and integrate and update open source components for applications/platforms running on STBs; conduct source control management operations using GitHub services; conduct code reviews of modifications written by team members, and assist team members in identifying and fixing software defects; perform unit and integration testing; participate in tracking and evaluating performance metrics; collaborate with Quality Assurance to determine if software is developed according to specifications and requirements; and provide technical leadership throughout the Agile software development lifecycle, guiding team members in architecting and building a robust, scalable platform.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field and five (5) years of experience developing software on embedded devices, including Set-top Boxes, utilizing C++ and Java in an Linux operating system; which must include three (3) years of experience working on HTML and JavaScript web platforms, utilizing TCP/IP protocol stack, GStreamer, OpenGL, and Wayland; of which one (1) year must include writing code using Python, Perl and Bash Scripting.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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