Technical Leader, Engineering Education

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Netflix is the world's leading streaming video service, and our growth is accelerating. As we grow internationally, we are continually improving our cloud-based technology infrastructure to help us scale and move even faster. Cloud-based technology is powering our explosive growth and streaming experience, while presenting new challenges to building a reliable service on top of ephemeral commodity hardware.

At Netflix, we want to help all developers to be productive, in onboarding and for existing employees. Its’’s critical that we provide a low-friction, engaging developer education solution. We need a strategic thinker who is passionate about DevEd and interested in both engaging across the company, and bringing in ideas from outside.

We’re leaning into the “T” (Technical) for this role. By technical, we mean that the ideal candidate has strong CS fundamentals, is intensely curious about the technology, and grows technical expertise over time. Our expectation is that our Engineering Education leader will set strategy for our DevEd program, develop content alongside other engineers, and deliver Engineering Tools content. In addition to this, the DevEd leader will work with other teams at Netflix would would like to deliver their own content.

Developer Education at Netflix is probably different than what you have experienced at other companies. Nothing is mandated, but tools evolve quickly, and our developers are motivated to stay up to date with them. The Engineering Tools team has been incubating new employee education as well as continuing employee education for the past several years. We’re ready to take it to the next level, increasing our impact on developer productivity.

To be successful in this role, you must be a quick learner, have a strong understanding of systems, have stellar software development and communication abilities, and work well in large cross-functional teams. This is a great opportunity to enhance your cloud computing skills and simultaneously gain intimate knowledge of Netflix products and services.

Leadership Skills:

  • You have a demonstrated ability to establish a vision and to execute on it
  • You have exceptional experience in building and delivering training
  • You are curious about education and training and will continue to grow in this area
  • You are comfortable leading initiatives and presenting to large groups
  • You have a passion for staying up to date with technology
  • You have a "Fail Fast" mentality

Technical Skills:

  • You have a proven track-record of building reliable, scalable, service-oriented web services
  • You have worked on and/or understand distributed systems and large scale engineering challenges
  • You have deep understanding of software and speak the language of software developers
If you are interested in shaping how we keep our engineers up to date in a fast-paced environment, we would love to chat.

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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