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Mobile Engineering Internship

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Seattle, WA, US, 98119

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the team:

Powerful entertainment experiences come from brilliant teams, and at VIZIO, we work together to deliver the latest SmartCast TV and Sound Bar Technology across the world. We are skilled engineers who care about the people they work with, the work they create, and the teams they nurture. 


At VIZIO, we're built around supporting each other in a relaxed, collaborative environment. We're 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.


We're looking for an engineering intern to help us develop new tools and research emerging technologies. Learn to work on large-scale projects and an application that sees over a hundred thousand users daily.


You will define the experience of VIZIO SmartCast as it evolves into a cohesive smart home experience, leveraging new technologies and helping define core architecture.


What you will do:

  • Work on building tools and feature spikes that will serve as the groundwork for further improvements.
  • Collaborate across platform teams to learn about mobile application life cycles
  • Work on a large-scale iOS and/or Android project with internal libraries, complex dependencies, multi-threaded processes, and asynchronous functions.
  • Learn how to write and gather requirements from different stakeholders.
  • Learn about software development processes and receive feedback on your code quality
  • Learn how to use different tools to test internal APIs and performance metrics
  • Learn how to build features on top of a wide variety of network stacks; HTTP, Web Sockets, BLE, MDNS, etc.


About you:

  • Studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical fields
    • Ideally looking to graduate winter 2021, spring 2022, or summer 2022
  • You can demonstrate a strong understanding of programming fundamentals
    • Understands data structures and impacts on performance
    • Understands how to write readable code
    • Experience using source control
    • Experience writing code in Kotlin, Java, Swift, or Objective C
  • You are comfortable learning new technologies and development stacks
  • You are willing to ask for help, and comfortable asking follow up questions from other developers
  • You are a self-starter that is able to actively participate in remote team structures.
  • You are a hard-working team player with a "no task is too small" attitude.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who digs into root causes analytically instead of relying on intuition.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You possess excellent attention to detail.


  • Swift or Java/Kotlin


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.





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