Golang / Go Job: Principal Engineer, Core Engineering


Principal Engineer, Core Engineering at Comcast

Denver, Colorado, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 19 2014)
About the company
VIPER (Video IP Engineering & Research), is a startup division within Comcast’s Technology and Product Division and spun out from IP Video and online projects originated within Comcast Interactive Media. We are a cloud-based, IP video infrastructure that’s been built to deliver a broad mix of on-demand video, live TV streams and an assortment of other digital media to an array of connected devices in the home.

Job position
Permanent - Remote work is NOT possible
Relocation compensation available

Job description
As a Principal Engineer in our engineering group, you will design, develop, and deliver scalable software. You will work cross functionally across our four software engineering teams:

• Content Origination: origination and packaging service software for Adaptive Streaming Video.

• Big Data: innovating and cutting edge practices for real-time and batch based processing of data.

• Player Platform: builds the IP Video Players for all of Comcast hardware platforms.

• Alternate Content: engineers dynamic advertising, blackouts and emergency alerts.

We are a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility.\


• Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under

development, and customizes current applications. Develops software

update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of

software releases.

• Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and

technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration


• Diagnose performance issues and propose and code improvements

• Prove scalability with load generating tools

• Ensure our massively parallel networked systems have zero defects

• Ensure the software architecture is lean and extensible

• Ensure software modules are reliable for reuse

• Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit

specification and technical requirements.

• Be a team resource to help watch for new technologies and methodologies that are relevant to our problem space

Skills & requirements
• BS in Computer Science and 8+ years equivalent experience; MS in Computer Science highly preferred

• Experience in programming languages Java and C/C++. Experience with GO preferred but not required.

• Experience developing software on and for multicore Linux machines

• Intensive knowledge of Object Design, Design patterns, and Algorithms

• Experience developing software for Networking, Web services, HTTP, and TCP/IP

• Experience developing multi-threaded and high performance software

• Experience with FFMPEG, HLS, HDS, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and H.264 compression a plus

• Experience developing mobile applications including iOS and Android preferred

• Good communicator; able to analyze and clearly articulate complex issues and technologies understandably and engagingly

• Great design and problem solving skills, with a strong bias for architecting at scale

• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership

• Able to work in a fast-paced environment

We will pay for relocation within the USA.

Instructions how to apply
Resumes can be sent directly to: elizabeth_perlmuter@cable.comcast.com. Thank you for your interest!!
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