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Senior Software Architect
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, comprised of FreeWheel Publishers, FreeWheel Markets, and FreeWheel Advertisers empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.

About Us

Led by some of the most innovative, experienced people in the business, FreeWheel Advertisers powersover 1,200 media buying agencies and advertisers, processing more than $50bn per year. Over 7,500 media buyers in the U.S. and Europe rely on us to effectively manage their business. Through ascalable, globalplatform and open architecture, we offer a flexible system to support all media types in a rapidly changing landscape. As part of FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, we power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces that allow buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, across all data types and all sales channels.

We are ambitious, growing, and looking for engineers who share our passion for technology to build for the future. You will take on challenging tasks that push you as a developer, learn from exceptional teammates, and mentor others through code reviews and technology discussions. You will build excellent end-user experiences while using modern technology and tools to make development a delight. You will be respected for your talent and what you bring to FreeWheel Advertisers.

Are you ready to be part of our team?


We are looking for someone who relishes understanding complexity and crafting elegant solutions to help drive the media industry forward. You will be responsible for promoting the use of industry and Company technology standards across our solutions, and for monitoring emerging technologies & practices for potential use. You will help to ensure a balance between tactical and strategic technology solutions, with a proven track record of delivering well crafted, maintainable and stable software against an aggressive roadmap. You will need to be able to consider business problems end-to-end: including people, process, and technology, both within and outside the enterprise, as part of any design solution. You should also have a strong desire and track record of being able to teach and raise the contribution across teams, providing mentoring, code reviews, and promoting the use of coding and architectural guidelines across the organization. Finally, you should show that you are execution focused at heart and can drive teams and projects to successful execution against a clear plan.

When joining us as a Senior Software Architect, some of your essential functions will be:

* Expertise in a wide variety of software architecture and engineering concepts, practices and procedures, relying on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
* Providing software architecture design and oversight for multiple projects concurrently as needed.
* Working effectively with a range of technologies, languages, and applications, and being well versed in advanced development concepts associated with these technologies.
* Writing quality software based on designs and specifications, within reasonable timeframes, and to be effective role models and members of their department and company.
* To function effectively as a member of varied project teams, including the Company's Architecture Team, and to communicate regularly regarding task progress, obstacles, etc.
* Demonstrating strong analytical abilities, attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

About You

We are fundamentally looking for bright, enthusiastic problem solvers. People who love a challenge, constantly evaluate and question, and above all, love to ship a product that solves real problems. While these characteristics outweigh any specific technical skills, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate some of the below:

* Solid training and relevant job experience with computer science and advanced programming concepts.
* Expert, demonstrated skill with key Microsoft languages (C#, T-SQL), frameworks (.NET) and tools (e.g., Visual Studio, NuGet), as well as the wider .NET and web ecosystem.
* Experience with hybrid and public Cloud infrastructure and services, particularly within AWS, Microsoft Azure, and VMware (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
* Ability to develop, demonstrate, teach and manage best practices for software architecture and engineering.
* Ability to execute and adapt in a rapidly changing, complex environment.
* Ability to manage and function effectively on project teams, including good communication and a dependable work ethic.

Minimum qualifications and requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related experience
* 11+ years of relevant work experience


As well as working in a fun, friendly and focused environment that is challenging and rewarding on a daily basis, you will also get:

* Health/Rx/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Virtual Doctor Visits
* Short-Term/Long-Term Disability
* Paid Family Leave
* Wellness Programs
* 401(k) match up to 6%
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
* Health & Dependent Care FSA
* Commuter Benefits
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Comcast Courtesy Services within the Comcast footprint
* Free beverages, snacks, coffee, game room, as well as social and community events;
* Access to training platforms such as Pluralsight, and career development programs
* Assemble a team and participate in our Innovation days, where everyone is given free rein to build something that will awe the entire company;
* And many more!

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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