Technical Program Manager (L6) - Data Science /6 Engineering

    • Netflix, Inc.
  • Posted 34 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


USD 230,000.00 per year
Full Time


Content delivery network
Big data
IT program management
Data Science
Software engineering
IT management
Systems engineering
Program management
Cloud computing

Job Details

About Netflix:

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 260 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 Role:

Infrastructure Engineering provides the backbone for Netflix products (SVOD, Live, Games, etc.) by building and operating an efficient, scalable, secure, and easy-to-use development platform and content delivery network. Join us as we push the boundaries of scale, performance, and resilience, empowering developers to create groundbreaking applications on a reliable platform.

This role will work closely with Data Platform (within Infrastructure Eng) and Data and Insights to ensure we deliver efficient, scalable, and reliable big data analytics infrastructure. This is the first TPM role supporting our Data and Insights organization and will help define functional excellence for technical program management within the organization. We seek an experienced technical program manager who can partner closely with Data practitioners, engineers, engineering leaders, product managers, and other technical program managers to execute complex technical programs. If you're looking for a technical and highly dynamic opportunity that will outsize the future of software engineering at Netflix, we'd love to talk to you!

What You Will Do:

  • Build and manage the roadmap, in collaboration with technical teams (including Engineering, Product, Data Science, Researchers, etc), that focus on building a highly efficient, scalable, reliable, and secure infrastructure
  • Leverage deep knowledge and functional expertise to drive road mapping, execution planning, and cross-functional alignment across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Craft and drive engagement with partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with multiple engineering teams, track progress towards goals, and report status to product, customers, and technical leadership
  • Champion breaking out annual goals into measurable milestones while proactively managing risks, blockers, and delays
  • Manage cross-functional dependencies, risks, and changes effectively by optimizing scope, schedule, and resources accordingly

What We Are Looking For - Functional Skills:

  • You have domain expertise in one of the following areas: Big data analytics You are highly skilled, experienced, and enjoy orchestrating programs with many moving parts - people, needs, and technologies
  • You can identify gaps in solutions, debate technical approaches, and weigh in on product vs technology tradeoffs
  • You aren't afraid to get your hands dirty, pulling data to provide insight, debug issues, and monitor system health
  • You have a data-driven mindset in your decision-making
  • You have a deep understanding and point of view within your technical domain(s) of expertise

What sets you apart?:

  • 10+ years of experience driving cloud-based Big data infrastructure programs
  • 4+ years of software engineering, systems engineering, or technical product/program management experience
  • Experience managing projects across cross-functional teams, building sustainable processes, and coordinating release schedules
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including clear articulation of business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience
  • Self-starter who enjoys tackling 0 to 1 problem spaces and quickly bringing organization and direction

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 $230,000 - $960,000.

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.