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Engineering Manager, Shaka

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Employer Provided Salary: 140,000-200,000 Annually
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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. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.
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.
Our streaming video SDK is at the forefront of technology, leveraging modern video codecs, adaptive bitrate streaming, low-latency streaming, and support for live streaming. We ensure seamless playback across various platforms, including web browsers, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and streaming media devices. This compatibility allows us to reach a wide audience and provide exceptional streaming experiences regardless of the device or operating system.
The Core Video JavaScript team is looking for an exceptional Engineering Manager to grow and develop our international talent base into a first-class team of engineers. Join us as we redefine the future of streaming video technology. While your primary focus will be working with the open-source Shaka Player project, you will be a part of a bigger JavaScript team that is responsible for supporting platforms such as TVs, browsers, consoles, and set-top boxes. Together, we will shape our culture, solve technical problems, and create extraordinary streaming experiences that captivate audiences worldwide.
Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor and coach team members.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders across the organization to gather requirements, understand user needs, and provide technical direction.
  • Strive to constantly improve the overall quality through code reviews, tech talks, pair programming and other collaborative practices.
  • Understand business needs and design valuable software solutions that work well within the wider architecture.
  • Proactively estimate efforts and identify any potential risks.
  • Manage team roadmap and capacity.
  • Push technical boundaries while also recommending new processes and technologies.
  • Help foster an environment of inclusiveness.


  • 4 years leading an engineering team with prior senior-level development experience in JavaScript/TypeScript.
  • Must have experience integrating with JavaScript video players and working with MSE/EME APIs
  • Must have experience working with the open-source Shaka Player project
  • Must have an enthusiasm for building a JavaScript/TypeScript library that handles all aspects of video playback.
  • Value collaboration with teammates and stakeholders.
  • Understanding deadlines, constraints and scope of delivery and experience working with stakeholders to ensure the right balance between these are met, setting expectations and handling risks early.
  • Being an analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, and with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done.
  • Interest in cultivating a strong team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow.

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: $140,000 - $200,000
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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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