Comcast .NET Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Over 25% of total US media spend goes through Strata. We are transforming the way media is bought and executed across media channels globally. Over 7,500 media buyers in the U.S. and Europe rely on Strata to effectively manage their business. Through aglobally scalableplatform and open architecture, Strata offers a flexible system to support all media types in a rapidly changing landscape.

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.NETSOFTWARE ENGINEER

Summary

The Software Engineer is responsible for developing .NET, web-based software solutions. This development will occur in an Agile environment, typically in fixed-length sprints (Scrum methodology), with regular interactions with Product Owners and other team members. The Software Engineer is expected to produce high-quality software, to function effectively as a member of a team, to interact with management and other members of the development group, and to continually seek to improve themselves and the company.

Essential Functions

The Software Engineer must be able to write quality software based on the provided designs and specifications, within reasonable timeframes, and to be effective members of their department and company. The Software Engineer must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously when asked. The Software Engineer needs to be able to work with a range of technologies (e.g., Windows applications and services, websites and web services, XML schemas, relational databases), languages (e.g., C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, HTML, XML), and applications (Visual Studio, SQL Server, etc.). The Software Engineer must demonstrate good analytical abilities, attention to detail, and strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

Job Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's)

Proficiency in the following programming languages and applications:

  • C#for web applications and servers
  • JavaScript, HTML, and CSS for web applications
  • SQL Server 2008 or greater, relational database design and programming

Familiarity with:

  • Modern JavaScript-powered web applications (Angular, React, Backbone, Ember, etc.) and the "Single Page Application" (SPA) architecture
  • REST/RESTful web service design and programming (Web API, Nancy, ServiceStack, etc.)
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent communication skills

Supervisory responsibilities The Software Engineer will have no supervisory responsibilities, but must function well within project teams, working with Product Managers, tech leads, and other team members.

Minimum qualifications and requirements Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field plus 3years of experience in a Software Engineer position.

Success factors Successful employees will have demonstrable ability with one or more key programming languages and technologies (C#, JavaScript, SQL Server), will consistently meet deadlines, and will do their part to help to deliver high-quality, functional software to the client in accordance with business needs. Successful employees must understand the entire product life-cycle and provide appropriate feedback through implementation, documentation and testing wherever appropriate.

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