Director of Software Engineering at VIZIO

| Seattle
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Powerful entertainment experiences come from brilliant teams, and, at VIZIO, we work together to deliver the latest SmartTV and Sound Bar Technology across the world. We're made up of skilled engineers who care about the people they work with, the work they create, and the teams they nurture.


The Sunday blues don't really exist for us because we're built around supporting each other in a relaxed, collaborative environment. We're more focused on learning, doing something new and valuable, and encouraging our team to do the same. With flexible work hours, a collaborative open-door environment, and teams who support each other in and out of the office, our work experience becomes meaningful. (And we don't focus on hierarchy; instead, we work together to create the roles we're most excited about).


Now we need a brilliant Senior Software Engineer to join us in Seattle and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle.


You will:

  • Gather requirements to design and plan software solutions
  • Designs and implements software solutions by writing code in a matter consistent with the company's coding standards and guidelines.
  • Responsible for testing code to ensure that it is performing as expected in regards to correctness and performance.
  • Manages programming tasks and ensures they are worked on in priority order as determined by their manager.
  • Keeps track of bugs in the code, and provides fixes in a timely manner.
  • Participates in the planning and scheduling of tasks, and responsible for meeting deadlines as determined jointly with their manager.
  • Puts comments in code as appropriate, and produces external documentation for more complex software components.
  • Recommends changes and improvements in the overall shared codebase.
  • Stays up-to-date with current development tools, processes, and techniques as related to the type of programming tasks assigned.
  • Protects operations by keeping the information confidential.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA, BS, or MS in Computer Science) or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of development experience, at least 2 years in a commercial environment for a consumer-facing product.
  • Proficient with .NET and C#.
  • Experience building solutions using AWS or equivalent technologies
  • Experience with scalable distributed systems
  • Extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Experience working with RDBMS
  • Experience working with MongoDB or other NoSQL technologies
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, respecting and welcoming ideas from partners, business stakeholders, and technical experts.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, debug, and performance tune software code.
  • Excellent communications skills; must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to adapt to the level and nature of their audience.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a careful approach to handling issues.
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies.

Bonus points:

  • Understanding of software algorithms and the ability to determine the runtime complexity of algorithms.
  • Experience with containers and orchestration

VIZIO, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. VIZIO, Inc. may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • BigTableDatabases

Location

Our office is in Lower Queen Anne, with views of the Space Needle on your way to work, multiple buses to get places, and near the Seattle Center Park.

What are VIZIO Perks + Benefits

VIZIO Benefits Overview

VIZIO does not only provide health benefits to their employees but also embodies a culture of diversity, development, and wellness to ensure that each employee is given the opportunity to succeed in everything they do.

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Highly Diverse Management Team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Company-Sponsored Family Events
VIZIO hosts family-oriented events to bring the VIZIO family together outside of the work environment.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
VIZIO provides employees with vacation, sick, holiday, and floating holiday paid time off throughout the year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
VIZIO hosts company outings to promote team bonding and provide employees the opportunity to network with other teams within the company.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
VIZIO offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement program provides our employees with the opportunity to go back to school to complete or earn a degree with the assistance of VIZIO.
Lunch and Learns
VIZIO has partnered with Brandman University and other organizations to host lunch and learns company-wide to foster a culture of continuous learning.
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within
Online Course Subscriptions Available
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