Site Reliability Engineer, Persistence, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

Posted: 11/15/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Role Purpose
The Persistence Engineer will be part of the Reliability & Performance team and will be responsible for building and maintaining the persistence layers utilized by the software systems that operate NBC’s Direct-to-Consumer platforms.

Responsibilities
  • Work with the global Persistence Center of Excellence to support the persistence needs of the delivery teams building NBC’s Direct-to-Consumer platforms
  • Create and maintain persistence tooling and establish best practices for persistence
  • Assist teams with troubleshooting technical issues and performance problems
  • Provide consulting services to teams to ensure all systems are designed to be highly scalable, highly available and fault tolerant
  • Support performance testing requirements of all deployed persistence technologies


  • Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field
    • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering role
    • Programming experience in a scripting language (Python, Bash, etc…)
    • Expertise in multiple cloud computing platforms such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
    • Understanding of configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform
    • Familiarity with CI/CD tooling (e.g. Jenkins, GoCD)
    • Experience with CDN delivery providers such as Akamai
    • Demonstrated experience with deploying large-scale multi-cloud digital applications
    • Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker
    • Ability to follow established processes and workflows to ensure that all work is completed per group standards


    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Availability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    • Experience with a digital media direct-to-consumer business highly preferred
    • Certification in AWS, GCP, or Azure a plus
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical colleagues and executives
    • Ability to understand large complex software systems and their interdependencies


    NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world’s most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU’s broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.

    We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.



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