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  • 🇺🇸 United States

Sr. Software Engineer (Python, JSON, AWS)

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will be an outstanding addition to our technology team. If you have the willingness to learn new technologies, share knowledge, learn from others, and help build a dev-ops culture of security by design, we’re looking for you. Our teams are innovative, collaborative, diverse, and are taking technology into the future.

The right person for this role is passionate about building optimized systems for scalability, performance, reusability, and reliability. If you love simple, performant solutions to ambitious problems and are looking for a role with significant growth potential, then this is an excellent role for you.

We are very interested in attracting a diverse range of candidates from different backgrounds. If you aren't sure if you qualify, please err on the side of applying.

The role is fully remote. 


  • Bachelor's degree or higher or a combination of relevant education, experience, and training in Computer Science or a related field.

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience with Python and JSON

  • 3+ years of backend software programming experience (APIs, databases, services)

  • 2+ years of cloud application architecture and engineering (AWS is a must), with hands-on experience in cloud automation

  • Experience in serverless and event-driven architecture and building RESTful web services

  • Must have hands-on experience with NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB as well as with relational databases

  • Desire to lean in on a philosophy of security, resiliency, and privacy by design.

  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and architecture patterns.

  • Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests required. Continuous delivery experience preferred.

  • The ability to jump into a project and contribute immediately to both architecture and implementation

  • Strive for excellence



  • Experience delivering software using an agile development process

  • Experience with OData

  • Able to define, document, and communicate front-end, middleware, and back-end architectures

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively connect with both business and technical teams

  • Ability to write test plans and test cases, and to communicate bugs to engineers and other stakeholders

  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables

  • Knowledge and understanding of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), software development, and agile development/testing practices and methodologies

  • Passion for content distribution and keeping up to date with emerging platforms & the latest technology trends

  • Ability to work and participate in a team with an open and collaborative style of communications

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team

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: $150,000 - $165,000.

Additional Information

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