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Sr. Software Engineer

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Job Description


The Digital Workplace Technology – Sr. Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and operations of workplace solutions used globally by NBCUniversal employees and partners. The solutions span across a portfolio of applications including CMS, workflow systems, mobile first employee experience, and end user support. This Senior Engineer role is a developer role focused on applying software engineering mindset. This technical role is expected to apply a software engineering mindset to system administration topics elevating the availability, reliability, and security of solutions while reducing operational costs.


Specific solutions include:

  • Web Solutions in Python (Django or Flask)

  • Cloud Technologies (AWS or Azure)

  • Front end development (ReactJS or NextJS)

  • Bots development (Teams, SPO, Power Platform)

  • Design, maintain Content Management Systems


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, maintain content/workflow driven sites.

  • Lead system development using Python to build available, scalable, and secure back-end web services and customer-facing APIs. Design features that extend from the application user interface to underlying APIs.

  • Supports applications under development and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications. Assists in the roll-out of software releases.

  • Leverage low code for content management and application development.

  • Lead software development cycle driven by agile methodology.

  • Participate in peer code review, work with technical partners to evaluate trade studies, solution designs, build vs. buy.

  • Researches, writes, and edits documentation and technical requirements, including evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals and formal recommendations and reports.

  • Support technical support engineers with high-level and escalated customer issues.

  • Support legacy systems in production and re-writing these in Python as well as migrating them to cloud systems in AWS or Azure with the goal of retiring all legacy applications to support better business processes.



  • BS/MS degree in computer science or related field.

  • Development experience in web technologies, e.g. React or NextJS, Python, etc.

  • Strong JavaScript/TypeScript coding skills.

  • Excellent problem solving, design, coding, and debugging skills.

  • Advanced proficiency with database design (MySQL, PostgreSQL).

  • Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture such as XML, SOAP, REST, JSON, and other Web Services technologies.

  • Knowledge on HTML5 & CSS.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally to stakeholders and engineers.

  • Ability to execute within a fast-paced agile process.

  • Experience with Cloud Services AWS, Microsoft Azure.

  • Must be motivated, independent, and self-sufficient. Able to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.

  • Experience collaborating with the stakeholders, producing systems flows, data models, work processes, and wireframes.



  • 5+ years of experience building, deploying, and supporting large scale applications and services

  • Knowledge of MongoDB and other NoSQL databases

  • Understanding of Python multi-threading model and multi-process architectures preferred

  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud technologies (Lambda) and the Boto3 library preferred

  • Experience with at least one web framework, such as Django or Flask, preferred

  • Ability to build effective cross-functional relationships in support of delivering enterprise-wide solutions.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $110,000 - $155,000. 

Additional Information

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