Manager, Software Engineering at NBCUniversal (Remote)

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Employer Provided Salary: $135,000-$180,000 Annually
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Company Description
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
Are you both engineering and customer-obsessed? We are seeking an Engineering Manager to lead and manage initiatives within our custom application engineering team. You're right for this role if you have experience driving to increase levels of reliability, automation, and customer satisfaction. Your technical expertise working among software delivery teams using modern development tools and public cloud platforms will help you mentor, guide, and grow the skills of the team.
As a member of NBCUniversal Engineering's Platform Development & Engineering Experience organization, you will be part of a new effort to define how the organization builds custom applications on the cloud. This is a unique role in that it can touch every NBCUniversal business, both creative and operational, creating applications that redefine how we do business.
Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the planning, implementation and communication of new engineering and product practices.
  • Driving metrics standardization, gathering, and automation. Analyze and report resulting metrics and adjust the overall team strategy accordingly with engineering leadership; define the value and return of an application
  • Analyzing customer needs and develop engineering team roadmap and backlog based on organization goals and customer impact
  • Establishing productive relationships with internal Cloud, Architecture, Cyber Security, and Business Engagement teams to ensure the organization can deliver software on time on the most appropriate technology available.
  • Defining and manage projects and products that improve our software products' consistency, reliability, and security.
  • Participating in budgeting and proposal efforts by completing project scoping, cost-benefit analyses, and level of effort assessments.
  • Managing budgets and monthly pacing
  • Actively participating in hiring the best talent for the Engineering team to create a high functioning, collaborative, and fun team
  • Coaching and mentoring engineers on the team and assist in their professional development

Basic Requirements:

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience and 3+ years of experience leading and managing technical/IT teams and projects
  • Demonstrated technical leadership with good business judgment to make the right technology choices.
  • Demonstrated ability to build teams and produce engineering products in a complex corporate structure
  • Deep understanding of the product, engineering, and test roles & responsibilities that make up a software delivery team
  • Familiarity with cloud-native development, scrum processes, and modern DevOps practices and serverless, event-driven architecture, technologies and services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Sharp eye for quality team contribution; ability to assess team member's work products
  • Can set disparate data streams and distill them into meaningful and ultimately actionable recommendations
  • Able to easily transition between high-level strategy and day-to-day implementation
  • Self-directed, ability to multi-task, sharp analytical skills, excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written / verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Leadership, teambuilding, and mentoring skills
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated

Desired Characteristics:

  • Software engineering experience as a product manager, engineer, or manager
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Able to communicate effectively in a diverse team of varying skill sets and proficiencies. Able to lead and instruct or take direction when appropriate. Effective in-person, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in large, multifaceted, and matrixed organizations
  • Experience within the media entertainment industry
  • Collaborative team player accustomed to working within and across groups
  • Organized and detail-oriented with an ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to translate business process needs into precise technical requirements
  • Ability to influence internal and external team members without direct reporting authority
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong character exhibiting company core values: Integrity, Creativity, Teamwork, Pioneering Spirit, Ownership

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: $135,000 - $180,000 (bonus eligible)
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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