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Engineering Manager (Android) – Video Player Technology, Peacock

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Welcome to Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Here you’ll find more than a job. You’ll find a fast-paced, high-flying team for unique birds that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. Our flock works hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.

As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.

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Engineering Manager (Android) - Video Player Technology, Peacock

The Video Player Technology team is looking for an Android Engineering Manager to grow and develop our engineering talent and build inclusive, high-performing teams.

Our Engineering Managers work in teams arranged around device platforms with clear objectives, responsibilities and the right people to execute against their own roadmap.

Engineering Managers work closely and collaboratively with teams across Peacock technology to deliver a high quality streaming service. Engineering Managers drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across multiple teams, including testing, resiliency a performance.

What the team does

  • Develops libraries providing video playback capabilities of DASH and HLS formats, including ad insertion and video analytics

  • Collaborates with video streaming and encoding teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery and playback user experience

  • Collaborates with teams building Peacock applications, ensuring optimal integration of the video players libraries on all types of devices

Role Responsibilities

  • Support and lead your team in delivering high impact, high quality work that is built with focus on optimal user experience

  • Deliver on product roadmaps, incrementally with a high level of quality

  • Drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across teams

  • Constantly search for improvements in process, improve software delivery and operational processes

  • Grow the team by attracting diverse talent that can push technical boundaries and where individuals recognise that team success is more important than individual success.

  • Support, coach and develop high performing engineers through regular 1:1s, continuous feedback and relationships with others

  • Mentor individuals to embrace diversity and help building an inclusive and flexible workplace





- 2+ years of Engineering Management experience, prior software development experience at senior level
- Understanding of how a high performing team of engineers looks
- Demonstrable experience working with Android technologies and processes
- Understanding of deadlines, constraints and scope of delivery and experience working with the business partners to ensure the right balance between these are met, setting expectations and handling risks early
- Ability to integrate into a large agile development project and manage rapid development cycles
- Experience in implementation of video streaming in MPEG-DASH, HLS and associated delivery and encryption technologies
- Being an analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, but with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done.
- Interest in promoting an inclusive team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow
- Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
- Transparency, selflessness and authenticity

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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