Principal Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Full Time

About the Team

VIZIO’s Technology – Software and Services team is seeking a Senior level of Embedded System 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 Senior 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.
  • Col-laborate 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.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or greater in Computer Science, Electronics & Communications, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in architecture, design, prototyping, software development, code review and unit testing for embedded devices.
  • Atleast 2+ Years of Hiring, managing and directing the software engineering team.
  • Experience in executing and delivery of features by collaborating with many cross functional teams, product owners and architects.
  • High proficiency with modern C, C++, C++11/C++14 or C++17 preferred.
  • Experience in developing HLS and DASH streaming applications.
  • Experience working with OpenSource Chromium. Build and create a functioning browsers on any platform from chromium source. Should have good understanding on chromium modules and their dependencies.
  • A good understanding of video encoding and decoding and familiarity with video standards including MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, HEVC.
  • Strong experience of live video streaming protocols like HTTP over Dlna, HLS, MPEG-DASH.
  • Very good experience in object-oriented programming and design skills, Javascript, HTML5, Linux OS, Make file, Python, Other development/build tools and scripting languages.
  • Extensive experience with POSIX-based embedded systems, one or more of Android, Linux, QNX.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of inter-process communications (IPC) and remote procedure calls (RPC). Proficiency with multiple communications paradigms: client-server, peer-to-peer, and publish/subscribe.
  • Extensive experience with IP-based communications and protocols, for example: HTTP, TLS, REST, Websockets, JSON, XML, Protobufs, Flatbuffers, RTP, RTSP, HLS.
  • Experience working with diverse engineering teams.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly collaborative environment.


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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