Principal Automation Software Engineer I

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Full Time

About the Team

VIZIO’s SmartCast DevOps team is seeking a Principal Automation Engineer to join their growing team. The successful  candidate will be responsible for leading the day to day activities to ensure stability and reliability of the SmartCast properties including continuous improvement in overall operation stability through process redesign, automation and containerized; management of third party tools including cloud services; release coordination with core IT and Delivery teams; and production support.  This role will work closely to ensure the support of the solution delivery, development and testing teams for SmartCast.


What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with Engineering leaders across the organization to capture feedback and synthesize into projects with tactical and strategic outcomes.
  • The candidate is expected to have a working understanding of data and messaging technologies like Kafka, AWS Kinesis, Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with configuration management and Infrastructure as code e.g.: Ansible, Chef, Terraform.
  • Working closely with internal partners and teams to ensure that services meet security, SLA, and performance requirements.
  • The role also involves cloud technologies - strong working experience in a public cloud (AWS is preferred) is essential.

About You

  • 8+ year experience with software engineering, software development, or system operations
  • 5+ year experience with building test automation frameworks for devices or web-based applications.
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or similar field of study.
  • Excellent critical analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with Python, .NET, REST API, Postman, SQL or any other similar tools and languages.
  • Experience with system integration testing, end-to-end testing, databases, CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, and familiarity with commands.
  • Appreciates the challenge of translating highly technical product offerings and concepts for a wide variety of audiences, elucidating the “why”, not just the “what”.


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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