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Senior Computer Vision Engineer, Artwork and Video DSE

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Duration: Full-Time


Our mission at Netflix is to connect global stories with global audiences. When a Netflix member opens our app, we have a few precious moments to help them choose a story that is right for them at that instance. Presenting them evidence – Artwork, Trailers, Synopses – that authentically represents each title and resonates with the member is essential to this effort.

Getting this evidence just right for each title is a tall order but our creative strategists, art designers, and video editors are masters of this. Perhaps a more unique aspect of Netflix is that these teams deeply leverage data to inform their decision making as they go about creative tasks like designing artwork & cutting trailers or clips. This is made possible because Netflix UI is a thriving learning machine where Artwork & Video assets are personalized via reinforcement learning. 

Given this data & insights rich landscape, we are looking for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer to build new algorithmic products in this space. You will use world-class engineering and machine learning techniques on real-world, internal and external big data to directly impact creative production in a multi-modal setting (image, text, audio and video).

What you will do in this role:

  • You will Independently develop ML and deep learning models in a multi-modal setting (image, text, audio and video).
  • Drive solutions to increase the team’s ML model portfolio while navigating an ambiguous problem space.
  • Partner with engineers, creatives, and researchers  in a two-way exchange of ideas and best practices.
  • Communicate results to a variety of audiences, technical and non-technical.
  • Enact Netflix values in daily work and interactions.

About you:

  • MS or PhD in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Mathematics, or related field. PhD is a plus. 
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on expert-level practitioner of machine learning and leading large ML initiatives across cross-functional teams in multiple organizations. 
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to translate business context and intuition into data-oriented hypotheses to drive impact.
  • Strong coding experience (e.g. Python, PyTorch, TensorFlow).
  • Passion for and an appreciation of the entertainment industry is definitely a plus.
  • The Netflix culture resonates with 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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