Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

What you'll do at

This software development position will be responsible for design, implementation and unit testing of Vudu’s content delivery and server architecture. This position will be primarily responsible for the company’s personalization server applications and machine learning technology.

• Assists in the design of new systems or the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology
• Assists others in the development of hardware or software architectural skills
• Demonstrates application or system concepts
• Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
• Ensures business needs are being met
• Implements product development strategies using Agile development processes
• Implements strategies for service enabled technologies (for example, service oriented architecture)
• Manages architecture or technology projects
• Oversees the development of conceptual, logical, or physical systems-related hardware or software designs
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelors + 5, MS + 3 years of experience.
• 4+ years of application development experience preferred.
• Self-motivated hands on generalist in server software development.
• Experience in developing a highly available and scalable service oriented architecture.
• Start-up work experiences a plus.

Technical Skills
• Experience with open source distributed computing techniques and frameworks, such as Hadoop, Spark, HBase, MapReduce.
• Experience with open source machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Spark MLIB, or PredictionIO
• Experience working with large datasets and streaming data pipelines.
• Knowledge of supervised, and unsupervised machine learning techniques: classification, regression, clustering
• Comfortable with linear algebra and statistics
• Experience in CI-CD (Continues Integration/ Continues Deployment)
• Experience with web services, application servers and database servers (SQL and NoSQL).
• Proficient in performance tuning and monitoring services.
• Proficient with Linux.
• Data center experience is highly desirable.
• CDN knowledge is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Committed to software quality and customer satisfaction
• Able to work in fast pace high performance development environment.
• Ability to meet deadlines and commitment to team goals.

About VUDU

We’re Vudu, and we deliver more movies & TV, to more people, across more devices with industry-leading quality in up to 4K + HDR every day. Anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We move quickly, think creatively, and work together to solve some of the biggest challenges in digital entertainment today. And we’re having a blast doing it. Join us in delivering the magic of movie night, every night.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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