Senior Software Engineer - Data at VIZIO (Dallas, TX)

Locations: Must be able to work from Denver, CO or Dallas, TX area

About the team:

VIZIO’s Vision Labs team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join their growing team! The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on emerging and cutting-edge technology and progress the future of television and other smart home devices.

What you will do:

  • Develop algorithms and solutions to intractable business and product problems.
  • Develop technical tools and pipelines that leverage machine learning and big data techniques to cleanse, organize and transform data.
  • Push the envelope on consumer-facing smart home products in computer vision, audio processing, and data mining.
  • Lead data engineering projects to ensure pipelines are reliable, efficient, testable, and maintainable.
  • Design, develop, code, test, and debug software in various project phases from rapid prototyping to productization.
  • Integrate and collaborate with other divisions of Vizio to bring products to market, including software, QA, product, and analytics.

About you:

  • You have a BS or graduate degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. Engineering, Math or Computer Science preferred.
  • You have 4+ years of related work experience.
  • You have solid programming experience in Python and SQL (C/C++ or Java is a plus.)
  • You have hands-on experience in data engineering and big data processing frameworks such as Spark or Hadoop (AWS experience is a plus.)
  • You have knowledge about data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques (familiarity with Machine Learning is also a plus.)
  • You are a self-starter, independent thinker that thrives on open problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player with a “no task is too small” attitude and a willingness to get your hands dirty.
  • You are a creative problem-solver with good intuition who nonetheless digs into root causes analytically.
  • You have strong self-management skills and an ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines or quick turnaround times.
  • You possess high attention to detail. You ask “why” and “how” instead of just “what.”
  • You love building things! You love the challenge of translating a real-world business problem into highly technical product offerings and seeing it take flight.

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