Dir 1, Software Dev & Engineering

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

Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for providing strategic leadership and executive oversight to all aspects of the Software Development and Engineering department's projects and activities. Develops and implements strategies and works with project personal to develop project standards and performance metrics. Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all applications meet project specifications and requirements. Provides leadership and direction for team which may include multiple functional areas. Develops and implements strategy for functional area(s). May have responsibility for developing and managing budget.

Job Description

More About Our Team

The Content & Streaming Provider business unit provides services that power the Direct to Consumer OTT experiences of many popular media companies, including NBCU, FOX, AMC, Roku, DAZN, and many others! This is a dynamic Engineering group responsible for designing, delivering, and operating a global SaaS portfolio of streaming media services.

What We're Looking For

Do you like diving vision and strategies? Are you a passionate leader? Read on! As a Director of Engineering on this team, we want you to bring your technical and engineering leadership skills to ensure the continued success of our portfolio. This role will partner closely multiple groups within the organization. You will lead a team of engineering managers and technical leaders.


  • This role is accountable for the work of multiple engineering teams. The person in this role needs to effectively guide multiple people leaders reporting to you.

  • Support an Engineering culture where innovation is balanced with predictable delivery and operational excellence. This includes hiring, retaining, and developing diverse talent.

  • Coordinate Engineering efforts across globally dispersed engineering centers and maintain effective cross-functional collaborations with Product Management, Delivery Management, and Professional Services. You will have a broad influence on groups outside your direct organization.

  • Effectively set expectations with Senior Leadership, providing data and transparency regarding Engineering activities. You will contribute to strategic planning, influencing technology and product direction aligned with the company’s vision and business goals

  • Make effective use of cloud-based infrastructure. You will lead teams through cloud transformation initiatives while managing budget and operational implications.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of experience managing diverse engineering teams.

  • Generally requires 10+ years related experience

  • Measured track record in delivering and managing highly available, consumer-facing services.In-depth experience operating within and leading cross-functional teams.

  • Experience leading cloud transformation efforts.

Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees:

  • Medical and Dental

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet, as well as deeply discounted phone services and other features.

  • Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

10 Years +

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