Software Development Engineer 2, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

Posted: 11/17/2019

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

Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture.​

We’re growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture. We need fearless leaders and pop-culture fiends who work hard and fan hard. Creative problem-solvers who just so happen to be the reigning champs at Parks & Rec trivia night. So if this sounds like you, join our flock. And we promise, we won’t put your stapler in Jell-O.​

Role Purpose
The Software Development Engineer 2 will join a team that will help build products and services able to withstand scale, reliability and resiliency. We have a collaborative environment in a distributed team, and we need someone who is conscientious, energetic and has a passion for tech.

  • Participate in the development of low-latency, highly scalable web services
  • Design, build and deliver microservices on cloud infrastructure with CI & CD pipelines
  • Participate in code reviews, pair programming, and other code quality related initiatives
  • Collaborate with the team in ideating over architecture decisions and actively participate in design discussions
  • Inspect and resolve issues in development, test, and production environments
  • Complete tasks as part of an agile team and adapt to dynamic business requirements
  • Closely partner with other Software Engineers, Product Owners and Project Managers

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a relevant field
    • Minimum four (4) years’ experience building products/applications/services as a full stack engineer
    • Must have experience in building database backed MicroServices
    • Must have experience with languages such as Kotlin(or Java 10), Javascript and Python
    • Must have experience in NoSQL Document Stores such as MongoDB or CouchDB and Caching Stores such as Redis or Memcache
    • Strong understanding of building highly available and resilient services
    • Experience in creating and maintaining jobs in CI systems like Jenkins or GoCD
    • Experience in applying TDD or Unit Testing principles to the code
    • Experience working with containers (Docker, Kubernetes) and in deploying services to Cloud providers such as AWS or GCP
    • Strong understanding of Agile/Lean methodologies
    • Strong understanding about queuing systems such as Kafka or RabbitMQ

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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.

    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.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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