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Senior Director, Engineering

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the Team:

We are pioneering big data products from Smart TV viewing data. We are actively looking for a seasoned leader, highly technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Senior Director of Engineering to lead our exceptionally skilled software engineers and help us scaling our ACR and data collection system to meet to highest standards in distributed systems. As the head of our Engineering team reporting into the General Manager and VP of Product, you will have significant leadership and influence on the evolution of our Product, Data organization and System Design. 


Our Software Engineering team builds and operates highly scalable and fault-tolerant system delivering cloud-scale TV viewing data collection and delivery.

As a manager of a growing team you will be responsible for growing, retaining and hiring talent to deliver value using best practices. You will be responsible for designing and building distributed services collecting massive amount of data. You will have the opportunity to explore cutting edge open source and proprietary technologies to meet the ever changing needs in data streaming. You will be driving innovation at the intersection of distributed computing, security and data sciences. You will own services that provide self-service platforms for data scientists and data delivery. You will work closely with data scientists, product managers and operations to identify the right architecture to build.


About You:

  • 10+ years of experience in building complex data as a service infrastructure
  • 3+ years of experience managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Track record of managing performance and potential of employees to timely deliver results as a team.
  • Experience and passion for building scalable and reliable/self-healing services.
  • Experience is AWS services.
  • Experience with distributed systems like Kafka, Spark.
  • Experience installing a culture of ownership, collaboration and results.
  • Masters/Bachelors degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Equivalent Experience.
  • Strong experience in ACR systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage and growing a team of the very top talent in software engineering.
  • Develop deep partnerships with product, Data Science, QA, operations and program management teams to deliver projects on time.
  • Proactive in foreseeing issues and resolve them before they happen.
  • Partner with Product Managers to align with objectives, priorities, tradeoffs and risk.
  • Providing technical guidance, career development, and mentoring to team members.
  • Maintaining high morale and motivating the delivery team to go above and beyond.
  • Communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including executives.


About VIZIO:

We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.

VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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