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Data Scientist

Company: Vivint Smart Home, Inc.
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 a leading smart home company 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 1.7 million customers.

Vivint was named to the Forbes list of "America's Best Employers for Diversity" in 2020 and 2019, and to the Forbes list of "America's Best Employers" in 2018. The company has a strong commitment to philanthropy and received a 2020 Gold Halo Award from Engage for Good for group volunteerism. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah and has received multiple awards for innovation, including being named among Fast Company's "World's 50 Most Innovative Companies."


As a Data Scientist on our Data Engineering team, you will be responsible for all production data science models used by various groups in the organization. You will be responsible for building and providing oversight and guidance to other citizen data scientists embedded in business units. You will be the expert on both the models as well as the data science platform used for developing and deploying all models. Working closely with our Data Ops and Business Analytics teams, you will work to build out use cases that can drive growth within the organization and cost savings efficiencies.

Who you will work with:

As a member of the data engineering team you will report to the Sr. Manager of Data Engineering. You will be a member of a high performing team with cross functional support and responsibilities. The data engineering team works to support the data warehouse and analytics teams throughout the company.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, or other data-related field with 4 + years industry experience in machine learning and statistical modeling
  • OR
  • Masters Degree or in Statistics, Computer Science, or other data-related field with 2+ years industry experience in machine learning and statistical modeling
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of a variety of statistical and data science approaches
  • Proven track record of completing multiple data science projects end-to-end; from idea generation, objectives formulation, to implementation and deliverables
  • Strong proficiency in Python, SQL and R
  • Experience building deep learning models using tools like TensorFlow, Scikit and Pytorch
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and teach other Jr level data scientists and analysts

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with big data technologies (HDFS, Hadoop, Spark, Elastic Search, Redshift, Snowflake, etc...)
  • Experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tool
  • Experience with machine learning technologies and platforms (SparkML, AzureML, Datarobot, Dataiku, etc.)

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 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

Find out more about what it's like to work here:





This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment. Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements. Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public. Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.

If you are an active Vivint employee, please apply through Workday by searching "Find Jobs".

Keywords: Vivint Smart Home, Inc., Lehi , Data Scientist, Other , Lehi, Utah

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