(MaaS) Metal as a Service Engineer
Location:
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
167494

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.



Billions of requests. Millions of Customers. Comcast designs, builds and operates applications at scale that have a tangible impact on our customer's lives. The Technology and Product team is working to deliver the next generation of applications. We want to build things our customers will love.

We are seeking a Senior Engineer for our Metal as a Service (MaaS) team focused on building a product that allows our development customers to request all or part of a physical server via self-service. This senior engineer will play a leading role on the team developing this solution, including contributing code, optimizing the availability, reliability and performance of the system, and ultimately forming part of the DevOps team that will support this product in production. On our team, leadership is earned and not appointed; your communication and collaboration skills are just as importantif not more importantthan your technical skills.

We are very interested in attracting a diverse range of candidates from different backgrounds. If you aren't sure if you qualify, please err on the side of applying.

Core Responsibilities

  • Contribute code, code reviews, and otherwise participate in the sprint cycle with the MaaS product development team.
  • Define and implement monitors and metrics to help the team understand and optimize the performance, availability and reliability of the product.
  • Provide operational support for the product and look for lessons that will help us improve the product for customers.
  • Mentor other team members on new technology and approaches as part of a team engaged in continuous learning.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with Linux systems administration, including in-depth knowledge of bare metal provisioning via tools like Foreman or Ironic.
  • 2+ years development experience with a language like Python, Rust or Go.
  • Understanding of fundamental L2/L3 networking
  • Experience with modern Infrastructure as Code tools such as source control and CI/CD.
  • Familiarity with microservice and cloud-native architectures and an understanding of design principles for scalability, performance, and reliability

SPACE (Service Platform Acceleration and Cloud Engineering)is an internal cloud provider within Comcast's Technology and Product Division We provide galaxy-class platforms and services that simplify and accelerate the transition of ideas into operationalized, Comcast-scale products that delight our customers.



Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer


A little about us:
Comcast brings together the best in media + technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences.

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