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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer
NBC Universal
1 month ago

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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.

Job Description

As a member of NBCUniversal Engineering's Platform Development & Engineering Experience organization, you will be part of a new effort to define how the organization builds custom applications on the cloud. This is a unique role in that it can touch every NBCUniversal business, both creative and operational, creating applications that redefine how we do business.

The Senior Software Engineer will:

  • Write clean, concise, readable, state-of-the-art code that follows common design patterns while adhering to the best engineering practices
  • Strive to constantly improve the quality of engineering through code reviews, tech talks, pair programming & other collaborative practices
  • Understand business needs & design quality software solutions that work well with the current architecture
  • Work with others on pushing technical boundaries & contribute to new processes & technologies
  • Ensure quality & confidence in software by writing effective automated unit tests


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing platforms, specifically AWS and/or Azure
  • Familiarity with Serverless services like AWS Lambda or Azure Functions
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript & relevant JavaScript design patterns
  • Proficient in either Angular and/or React, with a strong understanding TypeScript
  • Proficiency in Python, C#, or similar high-level server-side languages.
  • Experience in building scalable, high-performance distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture and containerization technologies.
  • Ability to decide when to use relational vs. NoSQL databases and must have experience with at least one of the relational databases (Microsoft SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Leads services throughout their lifecycle, encompassing design, development, testing, building, deployment, and proactive management of production challenges
  • Experience in CI/CD and Cloud technologies
  • Must be an effective communicator, team player, and mentor junior developers

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understanding of event-driven architecture and asynchronous programming patterns.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

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: $110,000 - $155,000

Application window is anticipated to close on: 5/13/2024

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing.

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