Vivint Sr Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

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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.


  • 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


  • 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

  • Ability to create services with high uptimes and reliability


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field preferred

  • 3+ years work experience

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. For more information, visit

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