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Senior Server Engineer

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: Vizio Inc.

VIZIO, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is America’s #1 Smart TV and Sound Bar Company.  VIZIO's mission is to be the industry leader in Consumer Electronics by consistently delivering the latest technologies at the most affordable price.  VIZIO's brand promise is to deliver innovative, premium-quality consumer electronics with an unwavering focus on the needs of our consumers. 

Inscape (an Affiliate of VIZIO Inc.) is an industry leader in advertising solutions through automatic content recognition. We capture live viewing data from content sources across millions of Smart TVs and devices. Our comprehensive metrics deliver highly accurate, cross-platform viewing behavior. We enable advertisers and content producers with important insights that help them develop a deeper understanding of audiences, make more intelligent ad-buying decisions and be better prepared for changes in the market place. We are currently seeking a Senior Server Engineer to be based in our San Francisco, CA offices.


The Senior Server Engineer will write, optimize and manage our automated video content recognition (ACR) system. In addition, the Senior Server Engineer will develop fault tolerant distributed system software capable of processing millions of operations per minute, will develop tools to monitor and control large-scale cloud (AWS) infrastructure, will design and build large volume data stores.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop highly optimized networked distributed system software that operates at huge scale
  • Develop video system software to process images, fingerprint video, analyze media streams
  • Develop tools to monitor and control large-scale cloud (AWS) infrastructure
  • Develop tools to support interacting with large scale data systems
  • Develop tools to interact with SmartTV’s applications
  • Work with team to troubleshoot and correct issues and problems as needed


Required Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years professional experience shipping production commercial software
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experienced with cloud servers – ideally Amazon AWS tools and services
  • Excellent Linux skills – must be totally comfortable at the command line
  • Strong programming skills in Python. 
  • Strong understanding of multithreading, synchronization and concurrent programming
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Golang is desired. 
  • Must have knowledge and experience building high volume information systems on top of relational and noSQL databases
  • World-class expertise in developing production high data-rate networked software
  • Extremely strong networking skills – must understand how networking really works
  • Professional developer – experienced with source control and bug tracking
  • Bonus points for any background with SmartTV technology






VIZIO, Inc. offers excellent career opportunity as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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