AWS Python DevOps Engineer

  • Comcast
  • Englewood, CO 80112
  • 14 days ago


Job Description

Comcast’s Technology, Product & Experience 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.

Because our employees are our most valuable asset, we offer a flexible working environment to balance the need to work independently wherever you choose, with days that require collaboration at one of our offices.

Our roles primarily reside inside or around one of our Tech Hubs (Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, Denver, Austin, Silicon Valley, Washington DC/N. Virginia).

Job Summary Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications.

Edits new and existing applications.

Implements, testing and debugging defined software components.

Documents all development activity.

Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.

Job Description

Responsible for designing and implementing new data platform features defined by business stakeholders and technical development teams.

Analyzes, tests, and assists with the integration of new platform features.

Acts as a catalyst in a complex and crucial environment.

Has in-depth experience, knowledge, and skills in a broad range of AWS services.

Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

This position will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally and help shape and influence a more scalable and sustainable syndicated real time streaming data platform spanning US, European and APAC AWS regions with 24x7 operational support.

Core Responsibilities

Analyzes and settles integration needs.

Evaluates and plans software designs, test results and technical manuals.

Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

Programs new software, web applications and supports new applications under development and the customization of current applications.

Edits and reviews technical requirements' documentation.

Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements.

Displays knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty.

Displays knowledge of and ability to apply, process design and redesign skills and project management skills.

Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

Ability to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as vital.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

Help maintains the integrity and security of the real-time streaming data platform

Facilitate the end-to-end platform activities (architecture, integration, engineering, DevOps) and contingencies

Define user stories that distill sophisticated business problems into simple and clear terms, which technical teams can both understand and act on, enabling efficient development cycles while minimizing bottlenecks and risks

Collaborate with internal and external partners across Comcast to understand how associated data projects adhere to the broader customer & employee journey roadmap

Act as an AWS subject matter expert and help cultivate knowledge transfers and system/platform requirements

Capable of presenting complex topics to audiences consisting of engineers and senior people leaders

Demonstrable experience building and operating platforms at significant scale

Expert in Python and object oriented programming practices

Hands-on development with most of the following AWS services: Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, API Gateway, IAM, CloudWatch, Kinesis, AWS Managed Kafka services, CloudFormation, AWS code pipeline, Grafana

AWS certifications are a plus.

Skilled using git

Comfortable working in a distributed team that operates in highly dynamic environment utilizing Agile, Scrum, SAFE methodologies

Perform code reviews

Participate in making major technical and architectural decisions

Establish and document development and testing best practices

Assist with cloud-based infrastructure planning and implementation

Versed in AWS cost management

Work with partners and technical architects on requirements definition

Maintain technical documentation

Assist in the ongoing system support and maintenance

Have a track record of solving technical challenges and owning critical systems

Recognize weaknesses in our technology and organization, and provide constructive feedback

Be knowledgeable of fundamental computer science concepts

Employees at all levels are expected to:

Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.

Be responsible for the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them flawless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.

Know your stuff - be hard-working learners, users and advocates of our groundbreaking technology, 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.

Get results and growth!

Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.

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


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.

This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship.

To be considered for this role, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment now or in the future.

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

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

2-5 Years


Pay Range: $87,529.82 - $131,294.73

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.

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 on our careers site for more details.

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