Comcast Eng 2, Software Dev & Engineering (SDET) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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. 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.

Summary: You will utilize your technical skills and act as a strong development engineer in Test Engineering advocate to provide input into various software development lifecycle stages. This position works within the devops team and requires strong coding skills.

Responsibilities:

- Writes complex code to test the wide functionality of products and software.

- Builds new tools to assist in faster test automation and functional testing efforts.

- Write automated test scripts that allow for repeatable, reliable testing solutions.

- Drive test scripting efforts; innovating on existing processes.

- Work closely with Development teams to build test script hooks that help in earlier and easier testing.

- Reviews project progress, evaluates results and recommends corrections in technical applications and analysis.

- 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.

Skills/Experience:

-Coding skills with Java or other programming languages

-Working knowledge in REST/SOAP/JSON API, verifying HTTP responses, methods, headers, etc.

-Working knowledge of NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, MySQL or MongoDB, and graph databases-Neo4j or JanusGraph

-Experience working in devops teams delivering medium to large-scale distributed applications into production, and an excellent understanding of the issues involved.

-Development knowledge in message and data pipeline technologies such as Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams

-Experience working in devops teams delivering medium to large-scale distributed applications into production, and an excellent understanding of the issues involved.

-Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools, such as, Jenkins, Hudson, Maven, etc.

-Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools, such as Gerrit, Sonar, Cobertura, JIRA, etc.

-Experience with distributed source control systems such as Git.

-Experience with Cucumber, RSpec, Selenium, and similar technologies

-Prior experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies

-Experience in Network engineering preferred.

-Working experience on Windows and Linux platforms for both GUI and command line interfaces.

-Working experience in requirements definition, documentation test strategies and defect management

-Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to collaborate as part of a team. Creative, self-motivated team player willing to take the lead to develop cutting-edge innovative solutions.Curiosity to learn the newest techniques and technologies.

Job Specification:

- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

- Engineering, Computer Science

- Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.

Employees at all levels are expect to:

- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job

- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services

- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences

- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas

- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers

- Drive results and growth

- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity

- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer