Sr. Director Mobile Platforms
Location:
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
170460

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. 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.



Comcast is looking for a Director, XFINITY Mobile Platform Architecture to join our exciting team. As we continue to grow, we are looking for talented, passionate people with great ideas. The Director, will be responsible for end-to-end architecture and design of the XFINITY Mobile products and solutions.

You'd lead a team of architects responsible for developing the XFINITY Mobile Platform Architecture and also responsible for defining the technical strategy with the software engineering teams.

Responsibilities:
Architecture & Design: Design and develop the platform architecture for the overall XFINITY Mobile product as it relates to areas such as services, platforms, cloud infrastructure, databases, vendor systems, scaling and performance.
Infrastructure: Responsible for the design of how XFINITY Mobile will operate within Comcast. This includes working with various teams in Comcast to utilize existing platforms and stand up new ones including cloud platforms, databases, physical hardware, etc.
Collaboration: Work with engineering, product and business stakeholders to design, implement, and integrate scalable and highly available solutions to support retail sales, service, and store operations.
Lead: Oversees architecture and ensures business strategies and objectives are being met in a structured and concise manner. Delivers strategies and objectives within the department and across the organization.
Manage: Act as supervisor to team of employees, consultants, and vendors. Identify and cure talent gaps where necessary. Lead/facilitate design, brainstorming, and work sessions
Internal communications: Create and deliver timely communications to key stakeholders and senior leaders.
Technology Trends: Continuously research new technologies, which can benefit the XFINITY Mobile organization. Lead Research and occasional proof of concept efforts.
Evaluate: Lead software and hardware evaluations and selections to support business requirements.

Basic Qualifications
10+ years of experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field
Worked in a fast-paced start-up environment

Preferred Qualifications
Extensive experience in high level architecture and design activities.
Deep knowledge with software development technologies such as REST, Spring, 12 Factor Apps, Splunk, etc.
Deep knowledge of various database technologies such as Oracle, RAC, Active Data Guard, CouchDB, other cloud based NoSQL technologies.
Deep knowledge of cloud technologies, GSLB, load balancing, VIPs, network technologies and IP routing.
Experience in running software organizations.
10+ years of experience in software development roles.
Excellent project management skills, with a record of successful project delivery on time, in line with budget expectations
Curiosity and ability to learn new technologies and solutions



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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