Application Engineer @ Universal Studios Hollywood - Universal City, CA

Job Overview

9 days ago

Application Engineer

Universal Studios Hollywood - Universal City, CA

Company Description

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it’s on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

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.


Job Description

The Application Engineer role is an application developer who defines, develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains software applications in support of business requirements. This includes testing, analyzing and supporting software programs and applications on both legacy and the new apps. The Programmer Analyst will serve as a key contact with the user community for solving business issues and for designing, developing and implementing new business initiatives.

The incumbent will report into the Sr. Manager, IT and will be part of the Applications Development Team. The candidate will have opportunities to work on multiple projects across all business divisions (i.e. Finance, Engineering, Legal, PMO etc.). They will also interact with the end users to not only learn about the business needs but also build a rapport with multiple business partners.


Analyze, design, document and modify existing software and reports

Design, document and develop new solutions for legacy and well as new applications

Provide support for various hardware and software upgrades and installations

Conduct system testing and issue tracking

Liaise with other technical staff to assist in resolving problems with software systems

Define and manage small projects, timelines, deliverables and communication to the business

Design, run and monitor software tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging

Provide regular status reporting

Support during non-business hours as needed

Perform other duties as assigned

This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee’s residence.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: $75000 – $100,000



Bachelor’s degree required from a four-year college or university is required; majors in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field preferred

2-4 years of work experience in an IT Developer/Programmer function

Experience with relational database and operating systems

Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, Microsoft .Net, particularly C#, ASP.Net, and VB.Net, Crystal reports

Experience with JavaScript framework like AngularJS.

Experience developing reports using SSRS

Finance background preferred

Proven understanding of SQL database and query best practices. Including triggers, stored procedures and reporting using SSRS


Additional Information

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 in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

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