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Cherry Creek, CO
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Director of Software Engineering at VIZIO (Greater Denver Area, CO)

| Greater Denver Area | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $180,000 Annually
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Employer Provided Salary: $180,000 Annually
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About the Team
VIZIO is seeking a Director of Software Engineering, UX Appllications for SmartCast TV and Sound Bar Technology. We are seeking 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 Director of Software Engineering to join us and own the development of our Application features through the full-release lifecycle.
What You Will Do
  • Drive the execution and delivery of features by collaborating with many cross functional teams, architects, product owners and engineer.
  • Lead, create, coach, and mentor Application software engineering team, through product discovery that helps identify and break our product goals into technical projects.
  • Empowering the engineers and dev leads in your teams to succeed by identify how to measure success, and mentor them on how to achieve those goals.
  • Make critical decisions that attribute to the success of the product.
  • Proactive in foreseeing issues and resolve it before it happens.
  • Ensuring teams have clear priorities and adequate resources.
  • Participating in architecture discussions and planning.
  • Participating in cross-functional coordination, planning, and reviews with leads from other engineering teams.
  • Empowering the delivery team to self-organize.
  • Be a multiplier and have a passion for team and team members' success.
  • Providing technical guidance, career development, and mentoring to team members.
  • Maintaining high morale and motivating the delivery team to go above and beyond.
  • Vocally advocating for technical excellence and helping the teams make good decisions.
  • Maintaining and fostering our culture by interviewing and hiring only the most qualified individuals.
  • Occasionally contributing to development tasks such as coding and feature verifications to assist teams with release commitments, to gain an understanding of the deeply technical product as well as to keep your technical acumen sharp.

About You
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or a related program) or equivalent work experience.
  • 10 years of experience managing multiple teams in software development efforts utilizing Agile methodologies (SCRUM a plus).
  • You have experience developing software development managers/technical leads.
  • You have 10+ years of Application developement across platforms.
  • You have experience following and mentoring teams to follow the latest Application Development best practices, patterns and recommendations.
  • You have solid understand of the full UX developmment life cycle.
  • You have experience in shipping multiple generations of the same product and learning from each major release.
  • You have experience in managing multiple charters, multiple teams and being a leader of leaders.
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced, yet at times, ambiguous environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player, with a "no task is too small" attitude.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who digs into root causes analytically, instead of relying on intuition.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to tell complex stories simply and adapt to questions, rather than just presenting information.
  • You have strong project management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines or quick turnaround times.
  • You possess a high attention to detail.

About VIZIO
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 $180,000/year. The compensation package includes the annual bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision and other benefits.
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Where we are

VIZIO has opened a stunning new office in Cherry Creek, Colorado located in the middle of great shops, restaurants and more!

Technology we use

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What are VIZIO Perks + Benefits

VIZIO Benefits Overview

Here at VIZIO, we are committed to providing a competitive package that goes beyond just pay and benefits.

In our ever-changing landscape of work, we strive to continue improving in all areas that enhance our employees' complete package of pay, benefits, learning, mental/physical well-being and work environment.

To ensure that our programs are competitive, we regularly benchmark our programs against leading companies within our industry while surveying our current employees for areas of improvement. We take every measure to ensure that the voices of our employees are heard to create an environment of sustainable long-term growth and employee satisfaction.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We allow qualified VIZIO employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Some Meals Provided
VIZIO Colorado provides Waffle Wednesdays and catered lunches!
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

An Insider's view of VIZIO

How does your team reward individual success?

My team grows and learns together. Individual successes are highlighted and celebrated as a group. Each engineer has the opportunity to showcase their skills and demonstrate new technologies. This knowledge share builds rapport and accelerates their own professional development.

Alli

Manager, Software Engineering

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day usually starts with collaborating across the organization with teams to deliver new products and features across the Vizio Ads ecosystem. Every day brings something new and exciting from leading my teams in the design, development and implementation of modern cloud based data solutions to providing data across the organization.

Andrew

Manager, Software Engineering - Ad Tech

What makes someone successful on your team?

Collaborative spirit and a big knowledge thirst are the key elements. Our Engineering teams are always working on something innovative, and we need to stay up to date to provide the best support experience possible. That means we need to work together and understand their needs to be able to deliver creative, timely and effective solutions.

Mihai

Deskside Services Team Lead

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for the company is to deliver a best-in-class employee experience. At VIZIO we are working to foster an environment where employees feel they can trust leadership, enjoy the work they are doing, and feel valued by the company. We aspire to achieve this through robust compensation, competitive benefits plans and work-life balance.

Sionnon

Vice President of Human Resources

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

My team's ideas shape the way we deliver products – we act as storytellers by combining data, dependencies, risks & rewards to guide engineering teams thorough the SDLC journey. We provide best-in-class engineering standardization & proven industry PMO strategies to empower VIZIO to meet its commitment to creating great home entertainment.

Danisha

Senior Technical Program Manager II

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