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Senior Software Engineer, OSS Tools

  • Comcast
  • |Englewood, CO 80112
  • | Posted: 7/23/2014
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Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come.

The Division: Comcast OSS Tools team is part of Comcast System engineering Organization. The OSS Tools Team provides capabilities for monitoring and troubleshooting Customer Premise Equipment and HFC Plant health and performance metrics. Our goal is to partner with the business and provide front line users with simple, easy to use capabilities that satisfy our Customers and improve the Employee and Customer experience. We use Agile software development methods to quickly meet the business needs. Our team is known for being innovative and collaborative when providing solutions, and we have excellent relationships with our business partners.

The role: Are you passionate about network management, improving customer experience, working on cutting edge technologies and software services? Do you like big challenges and working within a highly motivated team environment?

As an OSS Tools engineer on the Comcast system engineering team, you will design, prototype, and support state of the art network management tools that monitor Comcast's customer premise equipment, HFC plant health/performance metric to ensure the best customer experience for Comcast's high speed data, IP telephony and video services. The OSS Tools team is a small and fast-moving team of world-class experts who are innovating in network management of Comcast's customer premise equipment and HFC plant. We are a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility. We are always looking to try something new every day, and working with cutting edge technology. There is a lot of opportunity for innovation in this role!


  • Design and prototype of large-scale network management system for customer premise equipment and HFC plant utilizing fault tolerant distributed web server farm that can handle millions of transactions per day.
  • Development and execution of load, capacity, longevity and stress testing of systems.
  • Development of execution harnesses, systems validation tools and code performance validation tools.

Here are some specific technologies we use on the OSS Tools team:

  • Java/JSP
  • Cloud Foundry
  • SNMP
  • PacketCable
  • OpenCable
  • Oracle RAC
  • mySQL
  • Git
  • Centos
  • Linux
  • Perl

Skills Requirements:

  • 8+ years programming experience
  • Experience with a variety of scripting languages including Perl and Javascript
  • Experience writing core programming languages such as Java
  • Understanding on how to scale applications depending on load
  • Experience with web application development including dynamic HTML, CSS, and JS integration
  • Ability to navigate Unix operating systems
  • Good communicator and able to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies
  • Great design and problem solving skills
  • Willing to take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced agile environment. Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets.

Comcast is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer M/F/D/V


Ready to fast-forward your career? Then join Comcast as we shape the future at the intersection of media + technology. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines.

We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day.

If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast. Learn more about us or start your job search now!

  • Company:
  • Employment Type:
    Full Time
  • Work Experience:
    7+ to 10 Years
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Education Level:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Category:
    IT/Software Development
  • Industries:
    Telecommunications Services
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