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Sr. Manager, VACT at Comcast (Centennial, CO)

Comcast's Technology & Product organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards.

As a member of the Video Acquisition and Compression Technology team, you are instrumental in delivering cutting edge video distribution technology. You will be provided with an opportunity to work with the top video and network technology vendors in the world as Comcast focuses on being the 1st in the industry to deliver the latest and greatest experience to our customers. To ensure that you have the tools to do your job effectively, we make sure that you have full access to the latest and greatest tools and test equipment in our state of the art facility.

Are you passionate about digital media, entertainment, and software services? Do you like big challenges and working within a highly motivated team environment?

As a member of the Video Acquisition and Compression Technology team for Comcast, you will be instrumental in leading and implementing the strategic direction of how video is delivered to the entire Comcast footprint. The VACT team is a new, small and fast-moving team of world-class experts who are innovating in end-to-end video delivery. We are a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility.

Who does Manager of VACT work with?

A Manager on the Video Acquisition and Compression Technology team will work daily with the Video and Network engineers and operational teams that are deploying video solutions to all of Comcast. We also work closely with the variety of on-site vendors that have a technical presence in our facilities.


What are some interesting problems you'll be working on?

In this role, you will have exposure to any and all issues that can arise within the Video Acquisition and Compression Technology team. We are the team that is instrumental in solving complex video and networking issues that come in from anywhere, whether escalated from a customer, or from other teams within Comcast that we partner with.

Where can you make an impact?

You'll be working with the best and brightest minds in Comcast to roll out and support the video delivery infrastructure that will power the next generation of television. Success in this role is characterized by a higher speed to market, with fewer customer-facing defects and outages.


  • Monitors technical and engineering progress to ensure strategies, goals and objectives are met in an efficient manner. Communicates changes to all affected personnel.
  • Manages and forecasts resource needs to meet departmental objectives. Recommends action plans or solutions to senior leadership.
  • Ensures that all regional technical performance complies with industry and Company

    technical requirements.

  • Develops, trains, mentors, and motivates staff members in accordance with best practices and procedures developed by management.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Works closely with technical operations staff on system design and configuration to ensure that systems conform to Comcast Video standards.
  • Communicates with various technical teams across the Comcast footprint on engineering goals and strategies.
  • Manages the full life cycle product development to include analysis and planning related to product development, launch and deployment.
  • Creates documents for architecture, design, technical requirements and service specifications.
  • Presents architecture, design, and technical choices to internal audiences.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership and mentoring on the application of new technologies and system development methodologies.
  • Develops requirements for the vendor community to develop solutions to meet Company application needs.
  • Evaluates various architectural solutions and implementations.
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationships with technology hardware and software vendors.
  • Participates consultatively in the testing and certification process as needed.
  • Provides direction related to the implementation of upgrades and leads efforts for sustaining video hardware and software platforms.
  • Provides input into the department budget and new technology recommendations.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Here are some of the specific technologies we use within the VACT organization:

  • Video Compression Hardware and Software.
    • MPEG-2
    • MPEG-4
    • HEVC
    • J2K
  • Adaptive Bitrate Transcode.
  • Network Hardware and Software.
  • SCTE 35 2012/2013
  • Variety of MPEG analysis tools

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 5 years relevant experience in transmission/distribution engineering and methodology.

  • Strong communication skills verbal and written.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Visio and Excel.
  • CCNA preferred
  • Multicast experience requested, not required.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Willing to take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

About Comcast VACT (Video Acquisition and Compression Technology)

VACT, is an organization under Comcast's Technology and Product Division dedicated to advancing Comcast's video acquisition and compression strategy based out of Centennial, CO. We are an R&D, Engineering, and Operations organization dedicated to Comcast's video acquisition and encoding for Comcast video platforms.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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