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Sr. Software Engineer

at NBCUniversal

Posted: 6/2/2019
Job Reference #: 448594
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Job Title
Sr. Software Engineer

Business Segment
NBC Sports Group


The Senior Software Engineer takes the primary engineering responsibility and ownership for key areas of the GolfNow Marketing Platform.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Own all aspects of technology related to the products built,
  • Works with GolfNow Marketing Managers and Product Owners to help define future technology architecture of the GolfNow Marketing Platform,
  • Mentor and guide other engineers,
  • Deliver software on time and to specification with minimal supervision,
  • Work directly with business and technology leadership to manage end user expectations,
  • Participate in code reviews as needed to ensure quality and secure coding practices,
  • Help create user journeys, technical specifications, system documentation and other project deliverables,
  • Provide level of effort on new features and products,
  • Create proof of concepts and roadmap their path to mature products,
  • Promote teamwork in covering the full SDLC as required,
  • Build trust and cooperation between technology and clients whether internal teams or external customers,
  • Willingness to assist in deployments,
  • Participate in security governance for PII and other compliance standards,
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Number

Posting Category
Technology & Engineering

United States


About Us
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.

GolfNow, a division of Golf Channel is the internet’s largest online tee time reservation service, trusted by more than 1.5 million golfers. Using leading-edge technology, GolfNow provides more ways for golfers to stay connected to their favorite golf courses and tee times through the web, e-mail and mobile applications. As a partner to golf courses, GolfNow provides turnkey solutions to their operations (www.golfnowsolutions.com) with the main areas of focus on:
• Online marketing, POS and distribution of tee times
• Web hosting, development and customer management solutions
• Revenue optimization, database expansion and other course products


Career Level

Core Qualifications and Experience:

• 5+ years of technical expertise including recent experience architecting, designing and developing technology platforms using Node.js and Javascript,
• 2+ years of experience with MongoDB or other comparable NoSQL databases,
• 2+ years experience gathering requirements using OO analysis techniques and tools,
• Familiar with all parts of the LAMP stack in which WordPress runs,
• Able to perform maintenance tasks such as update WordPress version, plugins, themes with roll-back strategy,
• Experience migrating WordPress sites across environments,
• Plus, familiar with scaling WordPress instances in containerized environments such as Kubernetes,
• Deep understanding of microservice and container based design patterns and architectures,
• Experience using technologies such as RabbitMQ, Redis, and ElasticSearch is a plus,
• Experience in modern Agile Methodologies (SCRUM and or Extreme) is a plus,
• Experience in modern front-end technologies such as React or Angular is preferred,
• Experience in a collaborative, team-driven software engineering environment,
• Team player with strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills,
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.


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.