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Technical Director

Posted on Apr 14, 2021 by Vivint Smart Home

Lehi, UT 84005
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Vivint is seeking a technical director to lead efforts to design and deliver home security cameras, innovate and enhance the customer's camera experience, and drive down service costs. Our mission is to redefine the home experience through intelligently designed products and services delivered to every home by people who care. What you will be working on Vivint is applying years of experience in the home to create the worlds best integrated Smart Home experience.
We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not be just another job. You will be developing and improving products used daily by millions of customers. The technical director will be focused on using data analytics and customer feedback to identify and improve the full camera experience for our customers. Who you will work with A successful candidate will partner across the organization and with external partners to drive and shape technology decisions to deliver world-class camera products with a passion for the customer experience.


What we're looking for


B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science (or related field) plus 10+ years of work experience.
Excellent architectural, C++/C/Rust programming, and Embedded system (ARM) design and development skills.
Experience with UDP, TCP/IP and knowledgeable of other common standard IP protocols, including capturing and analyzing packets from various network protocols.
Experience with video streaming protocols RTP/RTSP, WebRTC and MPEG-TS Experience with video proxies, P2P protocols and video frameworks
Experience with image sensor pipelines and Company Understanding video codecs such as H.264 and H.265 as well as audio codecs such as G711 and Opus
. Experience with architecting and delivering a large-scale system involving multiple teams and external partners.
Experience releasing products to the consumer market with the demonstrated ability to make good product decisions based on time to market, risks, technology trade-offs, and costs.
Experience with teaching, guiding, motivating, and supporting team members. Experience with taking ambiguous requirements and turning them into an actionable plan.
Experience with championing architectural, tech debt, refactors, version upgrades that improve code quality.
Passionate to create exceptional video experiences
Passionate about gadgets and smart devices
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills The individual must be well organized, methodical, and detail oriented. A self-starter who is capable of identifying problems, taking initiative to propose solutions, and successfully executing plans.


Why Vivint


Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
Your choice between Mac or PC
Employee pricing on smart home products
Casual dress code
Onsite gym, gaming tables across our campus
Onsite health clinic
Medical/dental/vision/life coverage




Reference: 1162848894

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