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Staff DevOps Engineer

Universal City, California, United States (On-Site)

Mobile Development


5 Years +

2 Weeks ago

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15 skills required for this role

Job Description

About the job

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you’ll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn’t stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We’re always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we’re backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive.

The Peacock Sports & Entertainment team is looking to add a talented DevOps Lead, to be part of our Cloud Architecture/Backend Engineering team within the overall Engineering Organization.

We are looking for a dynamic team player who has the initiative, drive, and passion for building great product and services leveraging latest tools and technology.

You will be working on high visibility applications serving millions of users for industry-leading sporting and entertainment events, such as the Super Bowl, Olympics, Premier League, and America’s Got Talent amongst others.

You will become a part of a team that builds and supports applications for global client portfolio that spans Web, mobile, connected television and streaming platforms, delivering video on demand and live contents to millions of users.

You will participate in architecture design and discussions related to CDN, Microservices API’s, CMS, and databases, running on AWS, Akamai, and other cloud services providers, for a highly resilient and scalable global web and streaming platform products, services, and components.

You will be responsible for leading and coordinating efforts with system architecture team, cloud architecture team, information security teams along with backend and performance engineering teams.

You will work with your peers in other disciplines and support the development teams for our streaming applications by leveraging data driven approach to drive recommendations for future improvements in the overall deployment and application architecture.

If you relish having your efforts on display for millions of users - this is your opportunity.


  • Participate and contribute towards technical design/discussion of scalable and secure cloud solutions on AWS, optimizing infrastructure for performance, reliability, ease of operation and cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and optimization of CI/CD pipelines for backend systems, API’s, mobile and streaming applications ensuring seamless integration and deployment of code changes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement cloud architecture best practices, security protocols, and compliance standards.
  • Lead and mentor a team of DevSecOps engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation.
  • Drive automation initiatives to streamline development workflows, increase deployment velocity, and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Implement robust monitoring and alerting mechanisms to ensure the health and performance of cloud-based systems.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and tools to enhance our DevSecOps practices and stay ahead of industry trends.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in a DevSecOps role, with a focus on cloud-based environments (AWS preferred).
  • Experience with at least one programming language like python or JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Extensive experience in working on Linux based systems and good proficiency in shell scripting to automate tasks.
  • Strong proficiency in CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or AWS CodePipeline, Circle CI and others.
  • Experience managing, maintaining, and creating CI/CD pipelines for backend API, mobile applications (iOS and Android) and streaming devices like Roku, apple and android TV is highly desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud computing concepts and services, including AWS Lambda, EC2, S3, RDS, IAM, and CloudFormation. ECS and EKS
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools like Terraform, AWS CloudFormation and or Pulumi.
  • Extensive experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • 5+ years of experience leveraging CDN tools like Akamai for increasing application performance.
  • Familiarity with api, web/mobile applications caching strategy and experience in leveraging a mix of application cache, edge cache and database cache to increase performance.
  • Experience with SQL databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL, NoSQL databases like AWS Dynamo DB and MongoDB and Graph databases such as Neo4J, AWS Neptune.
  • Strong data driven troubleshooting skills with the ability to spot issues before they become problems.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and influence technical decision-making.

Additional Information

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $130,000 - $190,000

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing
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