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Senior Software Engineer - Content Engineering

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies


Content Engineering (CE) develops technology and operations for most aspects of streaming content that make Netflix a great global service. We power discovery, personalization, video encoding and quality, internationalization, localization, and marketing for the best streaming library in the world.  Every day, we solve complex problems around scalability and global content and innovate on the tool's, data model, and pipeline that make up our content platform.

We are building a studio in the cloud and pioneering new approaches to movie production, optimizing pitches, production schedules, subtitling, and digital asset management for our Original content.

The Opportunity:
The Support team in Content Engineering is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to support, automate, and report on various upstream data within Netflix.  You will be expected to be show thought leadership and partner effectively with our Content Engineering teams to push the business towards better metrics and more efficient systems.

Join the team that is raising the bar and defining the future of global streaming entertainment. 

In this role, you will:

  • Play a critical role in creating reliable and intuitive reports that allow our stakeholders to easily leverage data across domains in a self-service manner
  • React quickly to diagnose and troubleshoot problems in the pipeline.
  • Investigate existing code and contribute fixes if applicable.
  • Provide recommendations to the development teams for new workflows and features.
  • Work with teams to solve productivity challenges and drive efficiency in the pipeline.

About you:

  • 5+ years of object oriented programming experience in a JVM language
  • Strong familiarity with RDBMS schema design, SQL query language and working with raw and, at times, sparse data for operational reporting needs
  • Experience working with big data tech stack, ETL procedures, and data presentation tools like Tableau
  • Excellent written communication, problem solving, and process management skills
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing, and dynamic environment
  • Curiosity to explore new ideas and passion to make them happen
  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Eucalyptus, etc.)
  • Scripting experience - python, bash
  • Web development - HTML, Javascript, CSS
  • API Integration

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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