b. Essential for this role. Experience doing front end unit testing using Mocha (which is used with Polymer) or Jasmin. They must have experience writing unit tests. There is a dedicated QA but they will be testing their own code as well.
c. HTML & CSS
Job Description: 1. xFi - http://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/news-feed/comcast-introduces-xfinity-xfi
a. Due to a recent acquisition of Power cloud, Comcast is focusing on building a new product named "Smart Internet". (Read article here; http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/14/comcast-skydog/).
b. This web application will allow customers to reset router settings, manage all devices on their network, connect devices and allow more functionality for gamers.
c. Application is built in Polymer. Polymer is web based and allows user better functionality and is easier to create authenticity.
Additional Information: Formal Job Description-
Codes software applications to adhere to designs supporting internal business requirements or external customers. Standardizes the quality assurance procedure for software. Oversees testing and develops fixes. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 5years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude required. Typically reports to a project leader or manager.
Work Environment: 5-6 front end developers, 1-2 QA engineers.
Interview Information: Pre-Interview Homework MUST be completed first.
Phone screen will be set up with a coding exercise.
**Open to Skype with Cloud9.
Who is the Internal/External Customer:Anyone within the xFinity Home organization.
Impact to the Internal/External Customer:Anyone who is a Comcast customer.
Business Challenge: a. Due to a recent acquisition of Power cloud, Comcast is focusing on building a new product named "xFi". (Read article here; http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/14/comcast-skydog/).
EVP:This is the CTO's #1 Initiative this year.
Opportunity to learn new technologies- Polymer.
Get to work with the Product team in Silicon Valley, Designers in NYC, Developers in Philly. The teams work remote and have the opportunity to work together every other week.
Team will be built with 5-6 contractors.
Project will be seen by 1 million customers a month.
Non-Technical Skills: Likes developers who like to learn and develop their skills.
Self started and good communicator.
Need to be ok and open to feedback. Open minded people. Or challenge back and walk through the mindset
Creative mind and thought leaders. Need to know that you will be curious.
Thought leaders. People who can learn and think. The team breaks the mold more than they should. Need people who can learn something new.