Principal Software Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Full Time

About the Team

VIZIO’s Technology – Software and Services team is seeking a Principal Embedded software engineer to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work together within the team, and contribute to innovate VIZIO products. The Principal Software Engineer is going to report to the supervisor directly who is leading a team, and will be assigned a task requires certain level of insight in terms of specific technology point of view.


What You Will Do

  • Support Supervisor to deliver assigned taskes on time.
  • Coding, Debugging, Bug fixing and so on that is required to release a software package.
  • Collaborate within and across the teams including QA and 3rd party partners to deliver a project on time.
  • Research and implement a functional requirements using up to date technology and skills.
  • Design the software architecture to support the requirements
  • Review the software design and implementations.
  • Maintain the code clean, and modular for cross-platform architecture.
  • Support participation in various trade and industry events, including conferences and sponsored activities.

About You

  • 6+ years of experience in architecture & design, prototyping, software development & implementation plan, code review and unit testing.
  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in Computer Science, or equivalent experience. 
  • Specialized in one of the areas: 
    • video player developments(hls/dash)/audio-video codecs (H264, H265, AEC, DTS, Dolby Digital), audio-video pipeline, TS, MP4, fMP4 containers, drm (Widevine, PlayReady and FairPlay), dynamic ad insertion.  
    • device-driver/kernel-modules/u-boot/board-bring up/filesystem/memory management/se-linux, toolchain/makefile/cmake/build environment set-ups, dockers containerization, snapcraft. 
    • browser development (chromium, CMA, CDM, MSE, EME, webkit, mojo, chromium extensions, blink, webrtc), web-conference app development. 
    • OpenGL/openGL ES applications, windowing systems, directFB, OSD, GPU/GE drivers, Graphics pipeline. 
    • bluetooth stack (blueZ, blueDroid), network and communication protocols(TCP/IP, UPD, WiFi drivers, Ethernet), Socket programming. 
  • Experience in sdk, ndk, middleware, state-machine, application manager, HAL layer, notification system, IPC multi-processing, multi-threading, debugging/core dump analysis.  
  • Highly proficient in C, C++11/14. Experience in Shell-Script, Makefile, JavaScript, Python, git, bug tracking tools.   
  • Good communication, problem solving skills and team player. 


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 significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continue 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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