Engineering Leader - Node.js

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Our team provides a mission critical, massive scale code execution platform that directly impacts the Netflix experience and our 139 million member households.  Our platform abstracts away the complexity of building, managing, and operating infrastructure to enable Netflix UI engineers to easily and rapidly harness the power of the cloud to create amazing Netflix user experiences on TV, mobile, and desktop devices.  Our systems must be scalable, reliable, performant, and resilient to ensure that Netflix delivers an incredible product to our members around the globe.

Our technologies are leveraged by and impact hundreds of engineers and their productivity.  We focus on providing an excellent developer experience throughout the entire software development lifecycle, from local development to debugging, testing, deployment and maintenance.

As the leader of this team, you will set the vision for this product and lead the team of stunning engineers who develop and support it.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team that is fundamental to the success of Netflix and a part of revolutionizing entertainment and internet TV.


  • Drive the ongoing vision, evolution, and innovation of the product.
  • Partner with UI teams to enable new functionality and to support their needs.
  • Partner with central engineering teams to build, integrate, and/or evolve platform and infrastructure.
  • Continue to scale our infrastructure and operations as Netflix grows its global reach.
  • Lead and grow a team of top-talent senior engineers.

About You

  • You are great at developing a vision, evolving roadmaps based on changing business needs, and motivating teams to execute on them.  You are a champion for longer-term team direction and technology strategy, helping your team connect their work to the broader organization.
  • You are a strong partner and can collaborate effectively with dozens of fast-moving partners with different priorities.
  • You are passionate about using data to inform decision making and improve quality.
  • You have had success in establishing project plans and driving cross-functional projects forward.
  • You have experience in building and leading a talent-dense team of engineers.
  • You are comfortable delivering and accepting candid feedback.

Ideally, you have a background in one or more of the following:

  • Large scale or complex systems with high availability demands
  • Cloud technologies and the architecture of cloud systems
  • Node.js, containers, docker
  • Serverless offerings, such as Heroku, Google App Engine, Amazon Lambda

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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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