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Senior Software Engineer - Production Planning Engineering

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies


About the team
Production Planning Engineering is a new team within Studio Engineering tasked with improving how movie and TV show productions are planned and scheduled. We are building applications to help Netflix handle the growing number of Netflix Original productions with increasingly constrained resources and tight timelines. This initiative will grow to include everything from schedule optimization and what-if analyses to helping productions select filming locations and find stage space.

About You

  • You are hands-on with a bias towards action and can work with little direct supervision.
  • You are an enthusiastic and effective communicator, adept at working with many engineering and business teams.
  • You are able to adapt quickly to business changes in an agile environment.
  • You are curious about new technologies and can quickly evaluate and embrace them.
  • You're an expert-level programmer and keep up-to-date with Java (or similar) and related frameworks.
  • You recognize the challenges of large-scale distributed computing and know how to code for availability, fault tolerance, and scalability.
  • You have experience developing, deploying, and monitoring services on cloud infrastructure like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.

Nice to have (but not required)

  • Development experience with Spring and Netflix Open Source Software.
  • Expertise in developing with distributed databases like Cassandra, Aurora, and Elasticsearch.
  • Familiarity with gRPC or GraphQL.

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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