Software Engineer (L5) - Consumer Engineering

    • Netflix, Inc.
  • Posted 29 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


USD 100,000.00 per year
Full Time


Object-Oriented Programming
Systems design
Software engineering
Product design
Data Science
Analytical skill
Machine Learning (ML)

Job Details

At Netflix, we want to entertain the world and are constantly innovating on how entertainment is imagined, created, and delivered to a global audience. We currently stream content in more than 30 languages in 190 countries, topping over 270 million paid subscribers, and are expanding into new forms of entertainment such as gaming. Engineering teams within Netflix work hard every day to scale and innovate this content production and member experience in an ever-growing complex software landscape.

We are looking for software engineers and distributed systems engineers to work on many of our core backend systems that directly impact our API platform, messaging, personalization, sign-up, partnership, payments, and billing systems.

As an engineer in this function, you are passionate about solving challenging problems with direct business impact across a wide variety of complex distributed systems. You will be expected to work cross-functionally and drive large projects throughout their lifecycle from identifying the problem to launching in production.

Does this sound like something you'd like to do? Awesome, let's talk specifics.

What we need from you:

  • 6-8+ years of professional experience designing, building, and shipping software.
  • You are skilled in object-oriented programming and write excellent code.
  • You own what you build, beyond just your code. You have a passion for quality.
  • You are proficient in systems design. You can craft systems and solutions to realize a range of product and engineering goals.
  • You have experience working with large-scale, low-latency distributed systems.
  • You love driving real business impact by applying your software engineering, analytical,
  • and collaborative skills across engineering, product, design, ML/data science, and consumer insights.
  • You can work through ambiguity, multi-task effectively, and are highly motivated to lead
  • cross-functional projects and deliver high-quality solutions.
  • You strive to improve yourself and help your colleagues grow. Your co-workers think of
  • you as someone who is kind and does excellent work.
  • You communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. You are a great listener and give all voices an opportunity to express themselves.
  • You are self-driven and impact-oriented. You are proactive and can move fast or pivot to meet the changing needs of the product.

We seek to grow inclusive and diverse teams that will enhance our perspectives, skill sets, and behaviors. We highly encourage you to apply if your background will complement us, even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out-and set you apart-especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns.

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 $100,000 - $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.