Senior Software Engineer, Core Data Platform

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

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About Netflix:

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service, with over 200 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause, and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

About the team:

Core Data Platform is the server-side infrastructure team that develops, operates, and supports open-source data stores for applications and services at Netflix. Our team is looking for an outstanding Senior Software Engineer to help us develop the data storage features, tooling, and automation that will scale Netflix in its mission to entertain the world! As part of this team, you'll contribute to open source projects such as CockroachDB and Cassandra and write complex automation to scale and support our deployments of those products.
Our team is passionate about distributed data systems technology. We are active in the open-source community, believe in operating what we own, and pride ourselves on operational excellence in support of Netflix's ever-growing data needs. We are a small team responsible for business-critical systems and are committed to a culture of feedback and engineering excellence. For more information on our work, please visit our CDE Channel.
About You: 

If you can...

  • Address complex problems at both an application and system level
  • Collaborate effectively with teammates, technical partners and stakeholders
  • Troubleshoot complex operational issues by gathering and analyzing data from various sources

If you have...

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience
  • Experience operating and enhancing scalable, fault-tolerant, distributed systems
  • Exceptional proficiency in Java or Golang
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with CockroachDB or strong RDMS knowledge
  • A high level of responsibility, ownership, and accountability

If you practice...

  • Rigorous design and code reviews
  • Refactoring and applying software design patterns to improve and optimize code
  • Commitment to high quality, maintainable software
  • End to end ownership of software you build

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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