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Partner Workforce Engineering - Senior Software Engineer

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies


Netflix is reinventing the way the world watches movies and television. Over 130 million members around the globe already enjoy our award-winning content, but most of our growth still lies ahead. To support this, we continue to expand our content budget and are experiencing hyper-growth within our Content Engineering team.

As Netflix expands its streaming experience globally, we are faced with complex problems and unique challenges to rapidly and efficiently acquire content. In order to deliver an exciting and engaging experience to millions of users worldwide, we need to be able to capture and curate hundreds of thousands of media assets in a wide variety of types & variations (such as video source files, display imagery, localized audio and subtitles). Netflix scales its content acquisition by collaborating with content and fulfillment partners, creative agencies, and freelancers. Partner Workforce Engineering is responsible to build tools to onboard these partners and freelancers, track partner services and availability, evaluate and capture key metrics, build algorithms to drive our future content development strategy. The scope of this team’s work is rapidly growing and there are many opportunities for impacting Netflix’s growing slate of Original content. We are looking for an expert Backend Engineer to support the team’s evolution in a quickly evolving business.

You’ll want to work with us if you like:

  • To take up challenges and seek opportunities for continuous improvements to deliver top tier solutions 
  • To work with users and product management to define what they want, and what we can deliver
  • To implement new features in systems from initial design to delivery.
  • Tomorrow’s technology. You are encouraged to use your passion for technology to find new and efficient ways to solve challenges. 

We would love to work with you if:

  • You're an expert-level programmer and kept up to date with the evolution of the Object Oriented languages (Java preferred) and related frameworks
  • You understand the challenges of large scale distributed computing and know how to code for availability, fault tolerance and scalability.
  • You are experienced in Concurrent, Event-driven systems
  • You have expertise in building highly scalable, distributed, loosely coupled systems
  • You advocate for iterative test-driven development
  • You are a proactive and effective communicator, adept at working with various teams and leading initiatives with little to no direct supervision

Bonus Points if:

  • You understand build/bake/deploy systems for cloud applications.
  • You have development experience with Spring, Elasticsearch, and Cassandra.

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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