Application Support Engineer in New York, NY | DiversityInc Careers

Application Support Engineer

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, comprised of FreeWheel Publishers, FreeWheel Markets, and FreeWheel Advertisers empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.


FreeWheel is hiring an Application SupportEngineer based in our New York office who will report to the Sr. Manager of Corporate IT. As the Application SupportEngineer, you will be responsible for providing application support and maintenance for corporate applications used by FreeWheel employees. You will also work on implementing initiatives, enhancing applications and automating manual processes thereby improving productivity.

Provide daily operational support for the suite of Freewheel enterprise applications
Define and apply application configuration changes to support business initiatives
Research, plan, test, and apply application upgrades and patches
Ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of production systems including database, application and web servers
Review problems to understand root cause of issues and ensure proper fixes are done
Coordinate and complete assigned deliverable schedules to ensure timelines are met
Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to management


2+ years of Linux experience

Scripting experience with Linux and or Java

Have an IT Operations background(maintaining production like environments)
Knowledge of web and application servers such as Tomcat

Monitoring experience of a web application, database, JVM and logs (ELK/Splunk equivalent platform etc.)
Experience with JIRA and Confluence is a plus
Ability to travel few times in a year

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer