Senior Systems Development Engineer

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

The Creative Compute and Storage team designs, develops and delivers technology infrastructure globally for the evolving needs of our creatives. As we continue to expand our content creation globally, we are looking for the best and brightest engineering talent to be part of our growth. 

Our team is looking for a Senior Systems Development Engineer to be part of the development and build-out of our purposefully developed infrastructure platforms. You will work with internal engineering teams, technical creatives, production teams and external vendors around the world to deliver amazing technology experiences for our creative users. We are looking for an experienced engineer that brings a broad set of technical skills and achievements, a development and automation focused mindset to solving problems and unique career and life experiences to join our teams as we continue to evolve entertainment around the world.

Be sure to review our culture page and long-term view to learn more about the unique Netflix culture and the opportunity to be part of our team.

As a member of the team you will...

  • Work with a broad group of engineering teams, internal and external partners and creative teams to design, develop, implement and support a broad collection technology solutions for content creation at Netflix.
  • Design and build services to improve experiences and productivity for a broad range of content creative populations (e.g. post-production, animation, visual effects, etc.).
  • Work in a unique challenging global infrastructure space with challenges far larger than almost any other studio in the world.
  • Be empowered to build and develop new solutions to long-standing entertainment industry challenges.

About you.

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in building and developing compute, storage, and connectivity services to deliver product experiences for end-users.
  • You are able to dissect large complex systems into sub-components, understanding each component’s additive value to the overall solution and able to optimize them both individually and collectively.
  • You can write reliable and understandable code in Python or other languages.
  • You have a deep technical understanding of large scale computing infrastructure; operating systems; high performance storage file, block and object storage technologies; scaled networking challenges; or many of the above.
  • You enjoy and can effectively work collaboratively with business and product teams to develop product plans and roadmaps and then are able to own parts of the hands-on implementation of those plans.
  • You thrive in identifying high-leverage, high-value work and direct your attention to those opportunities without explicit direction
  • You aim to always be learning new things, working in new spaces and share this passion with those around you

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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