Senior Python Software Engineer

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 Python Software Engineer to be based in our San Francisco, CA offices.

The Senior Python Software Engineer will develop video system software to process images, and fingerprint video, analyze media streams. The incumbent will also develop REST-based systems capable of millions of operations per minute, and develop tools to monitor and control large-scale cloud (AWS) infrastructure.

Duties and 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 REST-based systems capable of millions of operations per minute
  • 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
  • Linux kernel and/or device driver experience highly desirable
  • Outstanding programming skills in Python.
  • Deep understanding of and background in REST-like API design and programming
  • Experience actually developing and deploying REST-based servers
  • 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.


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