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Director, Dev Ops

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.

Job Description

Responsible for providing strategic leadership and executive oversight to all aspects of the Software Development and Engineering department's and activities related to SpatialNet and ESRI/GIS projects and platforms. Develops and implements strategies and works with project personal to develop project standards, and performance metrics. Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all applications meet project specifications and requirements. Provides leadership and direction for team which may include multiple functional areas. Develops and implements strategy for functional area(s). May have responsibility for developing and managing budget.

Core Responsibilities

- Creates and drives strategies in alignment with the Company's overall vision and business goals.

- Works with project personnel to define standards and frameworks with regards to coding, programming, and the general development of applications for multiple platforms.

- Leads the Software Development and Engineering team in the development of new software and web applications, and leads the continued support for existing applications and applications in development. Oversees implementation initiatives, software updates

- Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all deliverables adhere to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. Develops and implements performance metrics. Reviews and reports on project progress to leadership team.

- Extensive Oracle 11g and 12c based programing experience.

- Knowledge of SpatialNet and/or similar engineering platforms.

- Knowledge of telecommunications and/or HFC plants and architecture

- Understanding of internal business areas and processes as well as working knowledge of database design, data manipulation, ETL, implementation, information storage & retrieval, and data flow & analysis.

- Must be hands on with team writing, reviewing, and assessing code quality

- Makes hiring recommendations

- Strong people management skill

- Offshore support and management experience

- Experience CAD/GIS enterprise solutions

- Management of end to end Software development lifecycle (Requirements, Dev, QA, etc)

- Prepares and manages budget(s) and financial targets.

- Continuously researches new techniques with respect to coding technology and coding practices. Works with the Engineering team to implement new techniques that benefit the goals of the organization.

- 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.

Education Level

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study

- Engineering, Computer Science



Years of Experience

- Generally requires 10+ years related experience


Comcast is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.


The above 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