Senior Software Engineer, VIPER

  • Comcast
  • 1625 Broadway Suite 2600, Denver, CO 80202, USA
  • Apr 14, 2021

Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests and assists with the integration of new applications. Documents all development activity. Assists with training non-technical personnel. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Job Description

The Rio Automation + Background Components team at Comcast VIPER is responsible for developing automated solutions for the delivery and operations of our Cloud DVR application, Rio. Rio is currently deployed at 30+ geographical locations and serving over 11 million subscribers. Our team is responsible for several projects which are critical to ensuring our application can be deployed and operated at scale, efficiently, with minimal customer impact. 

Some of our key initiatives include:

  • Rio Operations Portal - This project will help our operations teams effectively support our 30+ sites, identifying production issues and mitigating them faster than ever. 
  • Rio Deployment Automation - This project enables Rio to deploy application upgrades at a large scale, high-frequency, with no customer impact and minimal human oversight. 
  • Rio Business Intelligence (BI) Portal - This executive dashboard will provide central BI information, such as television schedules, Rio deployments, KPI metrics, and more. 

We are committed to utilizing the latest and greatest technologies. Our tech stack currently includes GoLang, Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, Concourse (CI), Spinnaker (CD), MemSQL, Cleversafe and much more. 

Role Description

We’re looking for a rock star to lead the design and development of various automation projects. This person will be responsible for designing full end-to-end automated solutions and working with teammates to implement.  

The ideal candidate has a history of leading the design and development of scalable solutions, utilizing industry-leading technologies and practices. We are looking for a pioneer, who can help us develop solutions that help teams deploy, operate, troubleshoot and push changes to our high-scale, high-impact application. 


  • 4+ years professional software development experience - GoLang (preferred), Python, Java
  • Experience designing and implementing automated solutions 
  • Experience utilizing/creating RESTful APIs
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks - Spinnaker, Concourse, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible
  • Kubernetes, Docker, Helm
  • Scripting experience - BASH, etc.
  • Infrastructure (Networking, DNS, VMs)


Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

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