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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies


At Netflix, we strive to bring joy to people across the world through amazing stories. As we grow internationally, we are continually enhancing our cloud-based infrastructure to improve our performance, scalability, and reliability.

The SRE team's goal is to ensure customer joy by successfully managing risk and minimizing impact across Netflix. We do this through cross-functional engagement with other engineering teams, managing issues when they happen, and promoting reliability and resilience practices throughout the organization.

Outcomes:

  • Improve our incident management lifecycle to identify, mitigate, and learn from reliability risks
  • Increase our reliability through establishing guidance and methods of improvement
  • Form and manage relationships with internal and external partners
  • Develop deeper insights and analysis into the quality of experience for our customers

We Value:

  • Curiosity about how complex sociotechnical systems successfully operate at scale when failure is inevitable
  • People who see influence as their preferred tool for cultivating relationships
  • Collaboration and continuous improvement
  • A desire to learn and readiness to teach
  • Iteration as the path forward

Our Work:

  • Identify sources of instability in large-scale distributed systems and drive operational excellence
  • Analyze complex systems from a reliability and resilience perspective
  • Engage with product teams to diagnose operational surprises and carry forward improvements
  • Improve reliability and drive down the burden of toil with tooling and automation
  • On-call responsibilities for Netflix

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with global, continuous delivery methods
  • Development with Python, Go, Java, or JavaScript/Node.js
  • Involvement with incident management and response
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS and microservices architecture
  • Deep network analysis
  • Linux systems engineering capability

Links that explain more about what we do and how we think:

This role is rewarding for people who can collaborate in a complex environment with a wide variety of groups across Netflix.

If any of these things sounds interesting to you, please apply.

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.

Want to learn more about Netflix? Visit Netflix's website.