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Senior Software Engineer - Studio Acquisition Engineering

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies


Netflix is aspiring 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.

About the team
The Studio Acquisition Engineering team develops a suite of tools and services that power the Netflix global catalog.  We partner with various teams within Netflix to track submissions, help with deal negotiations and capture the rights we acquire which drives what, where, and when content surfaces on the service.  Every day, we solve complex problems around scalability and global content and innovate on the tools, data model, and pipeline that make up our content platform.

You’ll want to work with us if you:

  • Have a strong engineering background and a passion to design software systems ground up.
  • Excel in developing systems that have high availability, throughput and performance.
  • You are encouraged to use your passion for technology to find new and efficient ways to solve challenges. 
  • You are self-driven and highly motivated to deliver top-tier solutions with minimal guidance
  • Like to work with users and product and designers to define what they want, what they need, and what we can deliver.
  • To strive to adopt best practices and find opportunities for continuous improvements.

We would love to work with you if:

  • You are an expert Java programmer and have stayed current with the evolution of the Java language and its ecosystem of frameworks and build tools. 
  • You understand the challenges of distributed computing and know how to code for REST APIs, fault tolerance and scalability.
  • You have experience with large-scale distributed systems and micro services architecture.
  • You have experience with relational or NoSQL database solutions
  • You are incremental with your development and take full responsibility for the quality of your code and end-to-end testing. 

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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