Senior JavaScript UI Engineer

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

UI Engineering builds the user experiences used by current and future Netflix members, as well as the applications used by our internal and external creative partners producing original content. With well over 100 million members and growing, our UIs span thousands of devices and are constantly evolving to help prospective members signup and help active members discover and watch the movies and TV shows they’ll love. With a growing slate of original programming, our studio application UIs are enabling the entire workflow of content production, from pitch to play, and providing innovative new ways to develop and manage entertainment. We strive to continuously experiment with new ideas and novel concepts, often through A/B testing, so that we can understand the true value to our members and users of the features we ship. We build high-performance native applications for phones and tablets. Our TV, web and studio applications are built on JavaScript using modern technologies like Node.js and React.


  • Here’s a small taste of the interesting challenges and opportunities available across UI Engineering:
  • Push the entertainment industry forward in the way it adopts technology, to greatly allow Netflix to create content at a massive scale.
  • Help us attract new customers and reduce barriers to signing up for Netflix across the globe.
  • Extend the reach of our industry-leading TV experience to low-end cable boxes and streaming sticks. 
  • Experiment with new types of interactive content, and help make Netflix Originals shine across the web, mobile, and TVs.

About You

  • Passion for building high-impact, well-performing user experiences
  • Experienced building single-page applications in JavaScript 
  • Independent, proactive, and able to deliver production-ready code with minimal guidance
  • Great communication and collaboration skills working cross-functionally with other engineers, product managers, and designers

Nice to haves

  • Experience building consumer-facing products and/or video streaming applications
  • Experience with Node.js, Java, SQL, GraphQL / Falcor and RxJS
  • Experience building accessible UIs

Why Netflix?

  • We’re bringing unique stories from around the world to a global audience at a scale never done before
  • You’ll work with other senior, high-performing engineers so you will be constantly learning and sharpening your skill set
  • You’ll collaborate with product managers and designers, data scientists and algorithm experts, even content executives and content creators, to build exciting new features
  • We pay top of market with excellent benefits
  • Our culture is something we strive to constantly improve and practice daily
  • We have a lot of fun bringing wild ideas to life at Hack day!

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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