Senior Platform Engineer- Infrastructure

Lehi, Utah, United States · Innovation · R109083 expand job description ↓


Our mission is to redefine the home experience through intelligently designed products and services delivered to every home by people who care.

Who Are We:

Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2017.

The Role:

The Vivint Innovation Center is looking for a software engineer to help develop the server platform for one of the largest IoT smart home companies in North America. We are looking to grow our team of exceptional engineers with more of the best talent we can find. Join us, and use your passion for engineering cool solutions to create the world’s best smart home experience.

What you will be working on:

  • Work closely with the other teams like mobile apps and embedded devices that integrate with the platform/backend
  • Work in a fast-paced, self-directed, agile environment
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and tools
  • Participate in re-occurring “Innovation Days” and work on innovative projects of your choice
  • Work on cool stuff that you actually get to use in your own home
  • Create systems to handle lots of data from sensors, cameras, and user actions


Who you will work with & What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with well-known design patterns
  • Experience with queuing, caching, persistence, performance, and concurrency techniques
  • Experience building scalable, high-availability, low latency, and distributed solutions
  • Experience developing RESTful web services
  • Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus: Python, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis, Go, C/C++, Networking, Datacenter monitoring, AWS, Security and data privacy, PaaS, SaaS, Docker, Microservices, and Video
  • Ability to create services with high uptimes and reliability
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 3+ years work experience


Why Vivint:

  • Free catered lunch/snacks/drinks; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Employee pricing on smart home products
  • Casual dress code
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite health clinic
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage

What We Stand For:

Honesty and Integrity Come First

Do the right thing

Customer Obsession is Our Advantage

A relentless passion to serve the customer

Innovation is Essential

Today’s innovation is tomorrow’s lifeblood

We Win Together

Individuals win games: teams win championships

Exceptional is Expected

Talk is cheap: create value, not just motion

We Give Back

Helping people is core to our DNA

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