Senior Performance Engineer

Lehi, Utah, United States · Innovation · R111286 expand job description ↓


Vivint is seeking a Sr. Performance Engineer to optimize our Video Stack. You will be responsible for creating automated test activities and analysis and in support of Video Performance. You will assist the team in designing, building, and maintaining our performance toolset. What you will be working on:

You will be on the cutting edge, developing products that make the smart home even smarter. Vivint is applying years of experience in the home to create the world's best integrated Smart Home experience. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions. The Video team at Vivint is a full stack team. We work on everything from the camera hardware to cloud services and mobiles apps. The Sr. Performance Engineer will be responsible for optimizing performance throughout our stack. You will be responsible for championing performance and reliability throughout the video team. You will own performance, scalability, and high availability testing functions.

Who you will work with:
You will partner with software engineers, QA, and data scientists. You will work with partners on projects around wifi connectivity, computer vision optimization, camera paring, codec optimization, relay tuning and app load times.


What we’re looking for:
• BS (Preferably an MS) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with at least 5 years of experience working with performance optimization.
• Strong understanding of test and verification processes, methods and tools.
• Proven ability to created automated test scripts, test scenarios and analyze the results.
• Strong background in wireless networking, including working on embedded software.
• Strong programming skills in any one programming language.
• Knowledge of C++, Go and Python is a plus.
• Works well with others to support shared goals
• Willingness to learn
• Open minded and positive attitude
• Proactive, solutions-orientation with a history of solving unique, complex problems that have a broad, inter-connected impact on the business
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is a way of life

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