Full Time Job

Sr. Director, Software Engineering


Universal City, CA 03-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Peacock is the place to stream thousands of hours of hit movies and shows, exclusive originals, live sports, news, and pop culture. We're in need of courageous leaders and creative problem-solvers who work hard and want to be at the epicenter of content, tech, and entertainment. NBCUniversal's Peacock is growing, and we're looking for another smart, passionate, and collaborative person to join our team.

We value inclusivity in our content and our people, and believe that success is only possible when we represent the world around us. So, are you ready to join our flock?

Essential Responsibilities:
• Provide strategic direction and technical architectural leadership for NBC Entertainment's front-end platform teams
• Set priorities and coordinate projects and resources to align with business goals
• Manage the design and delivery of new features for front-end apps
• Assess new technologies and toolsets and align NBC Digital front-end teams with current software best practices and toolsets
• Manage dependencies with other internal teams for release, delivery, and monitoring
• Manage and design system integrations with internal technical groups and vendors
• Ensure corporate security standards are met or exceeded for NBC Digital's production systems
• Lead the planning and implementation of new systems and integrations into production usage

Basic Qualifications
• 3+ years leading a technical team. Leading multiple teams highly desired
• 7+ years of experience in technical roles
• 2+ years of lead experience developing, deploying, and maintaining consumer facing apps on a Google Play Store or Apple's App Store
• 2+ years of with video streaming using HLS
• 5+ years of experience developing mobile applications with native development tools
• 5+ years of experience developing integrations with RESTful APIs and microservices
• 2+ years of experience with unit testing, analytics and A/B testing solutions
• Experience designing and implementing software engineering efforts for large scale consumer facing applications including crafting accurate load testing scenarios
• Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to perform under pressure
• Demonstrated ability to manage critical situations and guide efforts with technical partners and vendors for successful delivery
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal
• Detailed understanding of technical dependencies between backend systems and front-end applications

Eligibility Requirements
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• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Bachelor's degree preferred