Senior Analytics Engineer, Content Delivery Network

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Netflix makes up 1/3 of internet traffic, and we're proud to deliver content that over 109 million customers enjoy globally. Behind the scenes, Netflix video is delivered by Open Connect, a custom-built content delivery network that connects to thousands of ISPs around the world.
Decisions on how to improve streaming performance for our customers and evolve Open Connect's architecture are driven by data. We're looking for someone to transform petabytes of incoming data on streaming performance and network efficiency into intelligent analytic tools that deliver clear, actionable information to executives, engineers and analytic teams within Netflix.
You'll automate our way to faster decision-making and create analytic products we'll wonder how we ever managed without. We track every customer action and each byte of data transferred, so you'll work with data at incredible scale and collaborate with best-in-class data engineers and analytic experts. You'll become an authority in the world of video streaming delivery (no prior knowledge necessary, but curiosity to learn is a must). Open Connect operates like a startup within Netflix, and the projects you'll work on will be truly impactful.

What you will do:

  • Implement anomaly detection to surface metric shifts across multi-dimensional, highly cardinal time series data
  • Work with and contribute to internal tools for visualization and interaction with large datasets (sub-second response on billions of records)
  • Create a holistic picture of end-to-end customer experience, from loading the Netflix app through playing a title, that informs multiple teams about opportunities to improve the Netflix product
  • Take ownership and increase automation of the complex data that drives the highly visibleISP Speed Index, a site publishing Netflix streaming speeds for ISPs across the globe

Who you are:

  • Comfort self-managing on projects that are often cross-functional and ambiguous
  • Data manipulation (SQL, Python)
  • Data processing at scale (Scala, Hive or Java)
  • Large-scale storage and retrieval (Hadoop, ElasticSearch or Druid)
  • Visualization techniques and tools (JavaScript libraries, Tableau)
  • Applied statistics
Our culture is unique, and we live by our values. You will need to be comfortable working in the most agile of environments. Requirements will be vague, and iterations will be rapid. You will need to be nimble and take smart risks. Learn more about Netflix’s culture.

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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