Engineering Manager - Studio Platform Engineering

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Netflix is the world’s leading streaming video service and the world’s first global network. We aspire to provide a scalable platform for unique content creators from all over the world and enable them to bring their stories to life, ready for consumption by a global audience. Netflix is investing heavily in producing its own content, such as Bird Box and Stranger Things, and using the power of technology and cloud computing to bring scale and efficiency to the content creation process.

The Studio Platform Engineering team is charged with building core services that will power a multitude of web and mobile applications that are used by the Netflix Studios team and “on the set” by on camera and behind the camera personnel. These services include (but are not limited to) an API gateway that aggregates data and services from domain specific microservices, search and indexing across multiple data stores, common authentication and authorization services etc. The team’s work provides a high degree of leverage and is key to driving innovation in studio software.

Qualifications (Leadership Skills):

  • You have a demonstrated ability to establish a vision and to execute on it
  • You have exceptional experience in building and leading engineering teams
  • You have a keen eye for strong engineering talent
  • You are comfortable leading large cross functional initiatives
  • You have a passion for owning products, projects and applications

Qualifications (Technical Skills):

  • You have a proven track-record of building reliable, scalable, service-oriented micro services
  • You have worked on and/or understand distributed systems and large scale engineering challenges 
  • You have deep understanding of systems software and web service technologies

What can set you apart

  • Experience building and shipping workflow based applications and services
  • Experience building distributed low latency search infrastructure
  • Experience building software using AWS suite of products

Why Netflix?

  • Big Impact : A chance to revolutionize how great content is created at scale
  • Rewarding : We will make sure that you are surrounded by a great team and empowered to produce your best work, and are well compensated for it.
  • Unique culture : Our culture of Freedom and Responsibility will allow you to grow and thrive as Netflix grows all around the world.

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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