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Comcast Sr Front End Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Oversees the documentation of all development activity. Trains non-technical personnel. Assists with tracking performance metrics. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.

Job Description

About Us

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, has superior end-to-end technology, premium marketplace, and best in market advisory services that power the advertising businesses of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world, such as Fox, NBC Universal and Viacom in the USA, and Sky, Channel 4, RTE and Mediaset in Europe. From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content.

Our team of energetic, creative thinkers is searching for its newest members. Great people who enjoy good work, impressive challenges, and the chance to embody FreeWheel’s tenets:

  • Be Kind – You come first. Take care of yourself, your families, and your teammates

  • Assume Positive Intent – We are all in this together

  • Get Stuff Done

Position

When joining us as a Senior Software Engineer (Front End), you'll be aligned with one of our agile product and development teams, working together with not only other engineers but also with Product Managers, Scrum Masters, Architects, System Testers, DevOps and Customer Support. Some of your responsibilities will be to:

  • Understand and contribute to your team’s product roadmap, coming up with sound technical designs and solutions to challenging problems our users face today or upcoming market trends

  • Follow, enforce, and collaborate in defining best practices and processes for engineers in your team and across our company, and lead in moving our products forward and eliminating technical debt

  • Work closely with our UX / design team to ensure we produce coherent products that are a pleasure to use

  • Follow our agile Scrum process, working in sprints together with the rest of the team to timely deliver work that both satisfies all our user stories criteria and is of sound technical quality

  • Work with our tech stack and tooling which includes, but is not limited to: ReactJS, TypeScript, ES6, Redux, Jest, .NET Core, Web API, Entity Framework, Autofac, Cypress, MS SQL Server, Azure, AWS, GitHub, CI and TDD practices

  • Use the resources we provide to continuously better yourself, as well as mentor other engineers within the team and help them grow

  • Work with colleagues and stakeholders as part of the full product development life cycle, gaining deep knowledge of our platform, and particular areas of our clients' business to help you contribute as part of an agile team

About You

Our people are the most important part of our business, and none more so than our engineers. We are fundamentally looking for bright, enthusiastic problem solvers- people who love a challenge, constantly evaluate and question, and above all, love to ship a product that solves real problems. While these characteristics outweigh any specific technical skills, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate some of the below:

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript, ReactJS and the related ecosystem (npm, testing-library, Jest, etc.)

  • Experience with designing, implementing, and shipping rich front-end applications

  • Good knowledge of functional programming concepts, and other programming paradigms

  • Passionate about delivering elegant technical solutions that not only meet Client and Product expectations, but are also underpinned by code that is clear, concise, maintainable and testable

  • Openness to working and collaborating in a multidisciplinary team, where you can work with, learn from, and teach not just Engineers but also Product Managers, System Testers, UX designers, etc.

  • Happy to engage in discussion with your fellow engineers to reach the best possible solutions for our technical challenges

  • Proactive, inquisitive, always looking for a challenge and want to constantly grow as a professional and to grow others around you

  • Experience with C#, the .NET ecosystem, and RDBMS platforms (such as Microsoft SQL Server) is a plus

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field plus 2 years' experience in Software Development; or bachelor's degree plus 5 years' experience

Employees at all levels are expected 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 & diversity.

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

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary (https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits) on our careers site for more details.

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