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Comcast Senior Engineer-Network Automation(Multiple locations) in Centennial, Colorado

Job Summary

Responsible for participating as a technical expert. Plans and directs project teams, troubleshoots operational issues, providing technical solutions to operational problems, contributes to new product implementation, implements existing products and services and the provides overall upkeep and maintenance of designated areas of engineering. Applies expert engineering methodologies in one or more engineering areas. Interfaces with vendors, engineering and peer operations organizations. Acts in compliance with industry and Company technical requirements, standards, policies and procedures. Provides technical leadership to junior Engineers and project teams.We are seeking a Network Automation Engineer to help us build strategic automation solutions to help automate our Enterprise network. The Network Automation Engineer will be instrumental in helping advise and transform our network through identifying, implementing, implementing, and documenting automation standards, procedures and policies. This role further requires strong knowledge in networking technologies, including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Drives issues through closure engaging all appropriate resources. Leads technical bridges and provides troubleshooting direction. Functions with great autonomy and independently provides guidance and recommended solutions to complex technical issues within and outside the department.

  • Acts as an advocate for Engineering Operations procedures, policies and processes. Ensures projects are fully integrated into the operations environment including lifecycle problem management from front line CARE through Engineering.

  • Creates data and metric systems to track operational workflows; maintains records of results and feedback. Analyzes data and metrics, identifies problem areas and provides actionable insight to management.

  • Provides input to engineering and vendors on defects and required enhancements. Provides consultative direction and develops long-term objectives and plans. Determines resources, technology and course of action to achieve results.

  • Reports performance related to operations and project status to management. Identifies and recommends areas requiring change or modification.

  • Performs complex and routine maintenance tests for designated areas of engineering. Identifies and isolate issues. Ensures that all maintenance is properly validated to minimize subscriber impact to (ideally) zero.

  • Plans and directs multiple projects, often spanning different engineering disciplines within the organization, to develop strategies, proposals and communications plans.

  • Leads the integration of projects into operations including instrumentation, automation, standardization and methods/procedures. Applies expert engineering methodologies in one or more engineering areas.

  • Advocates for internal/external customers' business leads--must influence and drive Comcast executives to make new investments in technology and opportunities. Serves as internal expert within department relative to the most complex development problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

  • Provides functional, team and program leadership on a regular basis on multiple projects, spanning different engineering disciplines within the organization. Takes the lead on developing new principles and concepts.

  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Locations: CO, CA, WA, or OR

Skills: Python, Mongo DB, REST, APIs, Kubernetes, JSON, GitHub, Network + or CCNA, Cisco, Juniper, Arista.

Must Have:

  • The candidate needs to have at least a Network + level of knowledge of networking either through certification or equivalent work experience

  • Must have strong skills in the above mentioned skills

  • Must be able to work well with others and get things done even in a remote working environment.

  • Absolutely must be self-motivated and driven


  • CCNA level of networking skill would be great

  • Several years in a network engineering role, preferably in a large multi-campus enterprise environment

  • Several years of experience with network automation, preferably in a large multi-campus enterprise environment, utilizing the above mentioned skills.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.

  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.

  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.

  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.

  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.

  • Drive results and growth.

  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.

  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


Bachelor's Degree


Pay Range: $113,436.05 - $170,154.08

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary ( on our careers site for more details.