Principal Architect/Lead, iOS

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Full Time

About the Team

Powerful entertainment experiences come from brilliant teams, and at VIZIO, we work together to deliver the latest SmartCast TV and sound bar technology across the world. We are skilled engineers who care about the people they work with, the work they create, and the teams they nurture.


At VIZIO we’re built around supporting each other in a relaxed, collaborative environment. We’re focused on learning, doing something new and valuable, and encouraging our team to do the same. With flexible work hours, a collaborative open-door environment, and teams who support each other in and out of the office, our work experience becomes meaningful. (And we don’t focus on hierarchy; instead, we work together to create the roles we’re most excited about).


Now we need a brilliant Senior Software Engineer to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle.


You will define the experience of VIZIO SmartCast as it evolves into a cohesive smart home

experience, leveraging new technologies and helping define core architecture.

What You Will Do

  • Define the experience of SmartCast Mobile as it evolves into a cohesive experience with VIZIO IoT devices.
  • Program in Swift helping to develop new features and define core architecture.
  • Train and mentor a team of 4+ iOS developer
  • Collaborate and work closely with cross-functional product delivery teams to architect technical components.
  • You will provide guidance for ideation, architecting and designing mobile systems.
  • Work with design teams to create a user-friendly experience for our customers.
  • Take ownership of new features and product improvements.
  • Directly impact the VIZIO SmartCast experience for our customers by incorporating customer feedback.
  • Help provide vision and understanding of the mobile platforms to external teams.
  • Engage with the team to define and mold best practices and review emerging technologies.

About You

  • You have a BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • You have 8+ years of experience with iOS Development or Swift/Objective-C and excellent understanding of iOS development practices.
  • Solid understanding of the mobile development lifecycle and have led projects from planning to full release.
  • Write clean, solid and testable code while keeping the user experience fast and reliable.
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a team and can collaborate with other developers.
  • You have led/mentored junior developers in the past.
  • You are familiar with best practices and can contribute thoughtfully to code reviews.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who digs into root causes analytically, instead of relying on intuition.
  • You are interested in learning hands-on, integrating with cloud services and embedded devices, and can dive deep into CI/CD and testing processes.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to tell complex stories simply and adapt to questions, rather than just presenting information.


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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