Principle Engineer, Data Infrastructure

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Full Time

About the Team

Vizio is looking for a Principal Engineer to join the growing Data Infrastructure team. The successful candidate will assist the Director of Data Infrastructure by implementing the designs and plans for the Data Lake.  By implementing the architecture and executing the data performance processes, the Data Lake will continue to evolve to a higher-level data structure that also evolves the security as the lake expands. 

What You Will Do

  • Take ownership in the Big Data infrastructure
  • Review data infrastructure on a regular cadence for optimizations
  • Work with teams across the Vizio enterprise to bring their data into the Big Data ecosystem
  • Enable highly performant data operations
  • Keep tools updated and optimized
  • Keep apprised of latest trends and capabilities in big data industry

About You

  • You work well in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • You are an experienced engineering with 10+ years of experience
  • You have a passion for big data structures
  • You possess strong organizational and analytical skills related to working with structured and unstructured data operations
  • You have experience implementing and maintaining high performance / high availability data structures
  • You are most comfortable operating within cloud based eco systems
  • You enjoy leading projects and mentoring other team members

Technology Stack knowledge:  

  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, MSK, S3, RDS, SNS, SQS
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: i.e., Storm, Spark-Structured-Streaming, Kafka consumers.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: i.e., Python, Java, Scala, R, SQL.
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: i.e., AWS Data Pipeline, Apache Airflow, Argo.
  • Experience with big data tools: i.e., Hadoop, Spark, Kafka.
  • Experience with software engineering tools/practices: i.e., Github, VSCode, CI/CD.


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.


For Colorado-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $160,000/year. The compensation package includes quarterly bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision, financial and other benefits.


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