Senior Software Engineer - Content Platform Engineering

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

At Netflix, we are shaping the future of entertainment. We are the first truly global internet TV network and we want the world to experience the joy of entertainment wherever and whenever they want. Our members enjoy more than 125 million hours of streamed video per day, using over 1000 different types of devices and in 190 countries. Our 2018 content spend will be north of $7 billion and a large part of that is Original content. We plan to produce more than 1000 hours of Original content as part of the Netflix Studio effort.

The Opportunity

Netflix is taking original content to the next level by becoming a studio, and producing our own content from concept to streaming. To support this effort, we are growing out content engineering platform to be able to support vast amount of metadata that we ingest, curate and manage.

We are looking for a senior distributed software engineer to help us build and grow the platform.  In this role you will have opportunity to apply your skills to develop robust and scalable software. We provide the freedom to execute, learn and pivot, and the responsibility to be self directed, collaborative and insightful.

We are the team behind Netflix Conductor and dyno-queues which were open sourced:

About You

  • You have experience build distributed and scalable software 
  • You have build software using Java, Go or similar languages
  • You have solid understanding of service oriented architecture and familiarity with microservices architecture
  • You have Knowledge of different Data Storage technologies such as Cassandra, Redis, Riak, HBase, RDBMS, Elastic Search, etc.
  • You have demonstrated success in partnering with key stakeholders in previous roles
  • Communication is your strong suit: in code, in email, and face-to-face. 
  • You love finding and sharing best practices and driving higher discipline across organizations. 

Nice to Have

  • Experience with deploying software in cloud

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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