Software Engineer (L5) - Experimentation Platform

    • Netflix, Inc.
  • Posted 33 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


USD 170,000.00 per year
Full Time


Extreme programming
A/B testing
User experience
Object-Oriented Programming
Apache Hadoop
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
Apache Cassandra

Job Details

The Experimentation Configuration Platform (XP Config) team is a cross-functional engineering team that builds systems focused on experience and experiment management, enabling teams to make data-driven decisions that improve the Netflix experience across multiple canvases.

We are seeking a highly skilled engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate is a strong engineer with experience in distributed systems who is able to effectively collaborate with other engineering teams and beyond.

What you will do...

As an engineer on the XP Config team, you'll develop and enhance systems that enable product teams to quickly assess various hypotheses and act on the insights derived from them. You will work on experience management tools that make it easy to define, deploy, monitor, A/B test and debug configurable aspects of the Netflix user experience, as well as experiment management tools that empower test owners to create and annotate A/B tests and allocation plans.

This is a high impact role where your contributions will not only improve the experimentation lifecycle for teams at Netflix but also enhance the overall product experience for our users.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with distributed architectures and scaling systems
  • Thrive in an environment that requires you to partner with multiple cross-functional teams as stakeholders/customers
  • Experience making data and metrics-driven optimizations/decisions
  • Ability to solve problems that span multiple interconnected systems
  • Experience implementing in Java, Kotlin, or other object-oriented languages for a distributed environment
  • Prior experience working on platforms and demonstrating developer empathy
  • Great oral and written communication skills

Nice To Have Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, or similar
  • Experience with data frameworks such as Hadoop, Hive, and Spark
  • Experience with databases such as Cassandra and PostgreSQL
  • Experience working on tooling and systems that support experimentation at scale

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $170,000 - $720,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.
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