Comcast Sr. Manager, Software Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards.
Responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for all aspects of the Application Maintenance and Support, Software Development and Engineering for the department's applications and projects. The responsibility extends for internal, outsourced, and geographically diverse teams used to accomplish goals and objectives. The responsibility may include multiple functional areas; requiring a strategy for each functional area.
-Creates and drives strategies in alignment with the Company's overall vision and business goals for each functional area.
-Leads the Application Support team in the ongoing support of the existing production applications; meeting all service level commitments, application up time requirements, and performance requirements.
-Leads the Software Development and Engineering team in the development of new software applications and updates to existing applications.
-Works with Business teams to ensure understanding of business goals and priorities.
-Works with support and operations personnel to define and implement standards and frameworks with regard to application operations and meeting service level commitments for multiple applications.
-Works with project personnel to define and implement standards and frameworks with regards to coding, programming, and the general development of software for multiple applications.
-Oversees the implementation of initiatives, software updates, and the deployment of new software releases.
-Works with Supervisors, Managers and others to ensure all deliverables adhere to deadlines, specifications, and budgets.
-Develops and implements application metrics. Reviews and reports on application metrics to leadership team.
-Oversees vendor relationship for all contract and outsourced teams and resources.
-Reviews and approves all work orders and ensures all required Comcast approvals are obtained.
-Prepares and manages budget(s) and financial targets.
-Continuously researches new techniques with respect to application management, coding technologies and overall technology practices.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
-Bachelors Degree inComputer Science, Engineering
-Generally requires 10 years related experience
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer