NBC Universal Sr. Software Engineer - Java or Python / Cassandra or Spark in Glendale, California

Job Number 34272BR

Job Title Sr. Software Engineer - Java or Python / Cassandra or Spark

Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group

Sub-Business Film Brand Development

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Glendale


Development and assist with the implementation of an analytics backend to support our slate of games. You’ll be on the ground floor, helping decide the direction of the code and architecture. This includes:

  • Developing Data Store / Data Warehouse

  • Integration and implementation of 3rd tools via SDKs and APIs

  • Translate and code Data Science models into production ready units


Basic Qualifications:

  • Seven or more years of experience in software development

  • Expertise with Java, Python or Scala

  • Experience with Spring or Play framework

  • Expertise with Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Impala or similar

  • Experience building machine learning back-ends (Tensorflow) heavily desired

  • In-depth understanding of SQL

  • Solid command and the ability to implement modern design patterns

  • Experience working with cross functional teams

  • Experience developing in Java or other object oriented languages for a distributed environment

  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with AWS or other cloud services

  • Experience with distributed systems, micro-services (Kubernetes)

  • Write Unit tests, perform code reviewsAdditional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Data driven

  • Big Data Experience (Spark, Cassandra preferred)

  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment

  • Familiarity with build tools (Maven preferred)

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