Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

They click Play and it just works...for over 100 million customers. Behind the scenes tens of thousands of globally distributed cloud instances are processing petabytes of data and billions of network requests, providing uninterrupted service alongside frequent code deployments and huge autoscaling changes. Making such a web service highly available requires that constituent microservices maintain excellent reliability. Come join the Performance and Reliability team who helps keep everything humming along. With increased growth we are looking for game-changing individuals who can take our distributed service reliability strategy to the next level. Help us drive that initiative and make future customers as thrilled as the existing ones.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks
  • Participate in on-call rotation with other teams in the Performance and Reliability Teams
  • Engage with product engineering teams to triage production outages and carry forward action items to improve ongoing reliability
  • Define and evangelize cloud-related optimizations and best practices to improve reliability and performance

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to root cause sources of instability in a high-traffic, large-scale distributed system 
  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Linux, Java, Tomcat, and other middleware technologies
  • Understands large-scale complex systems from a reliability perspective
  • Scripting abilities in python, perl, or JVM-based languages
  • Passion for resolving reliability issues and identify strategies to mitigate going forward

Winning Qualities:

  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (particularly AWS) a plus
  • Deep network analysis experience a plus
  • Strong Linux system-level analysis capabilities

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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