Sr. Staff Software Engineer (Developer Experience)

  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Posted 34 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 145,000.00 - 210,000.00 per year
Full Time


Corporate social responsibility
Google Cloud Platform
Cross-functional team
IT management
Cloud computing
API management
Computer science
Software development
Continuous Integration and Development
Unit testing
Continuous delivery
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Computer networking

Job Details

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Staff Software Engineer who will provide technical leadership across our core engineering and developer experience teams.

In this role, you will articulate a vision and drive execution regarding cloud resource automation and operations. You will participate in designing and building new cloud technologies and an API management system. This role includes working in consultation with the Engineering Experience teams, the broader NBCU developer population, and engineering leadership to deliver the best services, tools, and processes.

A key aspect of this role is working with engineering teams and leadership to ensure development teams are appropriately equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools required to perform their job effectively. The ideal candidate is innovative and interested in building new technologies while teaching others along the way.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education, experience, and training in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 12+ years of experience in public cloud infrastructure and tools, software development, and automation.
  • Proven experience with Infrastructure-as-Code Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, or an equivalent.
  • Strong, proven proficiency with AWS, especially with core services such as Lambda, and ECS; experience with AWS best practices and familiarity with a broad range of AWS tools and services.
  • Ability to provide mentorship to grow the technical skills and careers of others with consideration of their career stage and personal trajectory
  • Passion for DevOps culture, automation, and modern tooling
  • Ability to communicate effectively depending on the audience technical teams, business teams, and leadership teams

Desired Characteristics:

  • Basic familiarity with cloud platforms Azure and Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform); ability to navigate and understand fundamental tools and concepts within these environments is a plus
  • Experience in end-to-end API Gateway development, particularly Kong.
  • Strong networking skills and F5 BIG-IP and Cloudflare experience are highly desirable.
  • Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests required. Continuous delivery experience preferred. Tools such as Jenkins and GitHub Actions preferred.
  • Experience delivering software using an agile development process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively connect with both business and technical teams
  • Ability to work and participate in a team with an open and collaborative style of communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team

Additional Requirements:

  • Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Salary range: $145,000 - $210,000 (bonus eligible)

We are accepting applications for this position on an ongoing basis.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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