Technical Program Manager, Studio Production Engineering (L6)

    • Netflix, Inc.
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
USD 230,000.00 per year
Full Time


IT program management
Production engineering
Content creation
Build tools
Operational excellence
Data Science
Product engineering
Software security
Virtual team
Return on investment

Job Details

Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 240 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Netflix is also one of the largest studios in the world and empowers storytellers from all over the globe to tell the stories you fall in love with. Producing content globally, at this scale is a unique challenge; this is where our organization comes in.

Studio Production Engineering plays a pivotal role in Netflix's content creation and delivery journey. The seamless magic of your favorite show starting with a click is the result of thousands of intricate processes behind the scenes. Our tools are the unsung heroes, enabling many of these workflows. We empower Netflix studios to bring creative excellence to life, build tools to bring operational excellence and accomplish economies of scale. Our solutions aim to elevate the ROI of the $15 billion dollars spent on content creation through cost/time efficiency, data driven decision making. We also provide technology to manage end-user access and build tools that help with resourcing workflows resulting in the production and delivery of the highest-quality content.

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager with platform/infrastructure domain experience to drive high-impact cross-functional next-generation production solutions that scale for the growing business needs. This role requires strong collaboration with product managers, data science engineering, business stakeholders, peer technical program managers, and senior leadership to execute, track, and deliver high-impact strategic programs in the Studio space.

What's Different About Us?

  • Huge Impact - you will directly impact the workflows that help plan, produce and manage billions of dollars worth of content spend
  • Speed - we move quickly, iterate rapidly, and learn constantly
  • Unique Culture - we live by our values


  • Lead multiple cross-functional programs, in collaboration with product, engineering, design, and data science, that deliver technical solutions.
  • Influence without authority and manage a large scope of initiatives and deliverables.
  • Provide deep domain expertise to form technical strategies with engineering partners.
  • Drive engagement with internal partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with measurable milestones, effectively optimize scope and schedule, manage cross-functional dependencies, and proactively manage risks.
  • Craft clear communication of the big picture, challenges, progress toward goals and report status to stakeholders and leadership.

We would love to work with you if:

  • You have 10+ years of technical program management experience driving large scale software projects/programs with engineering and product teams.
  • You have proven experience driving large-scale software projects, managing the definition of technical strategies, and building long-term scalable solutions.
  • You have a deep understanding and point of view on product growth and discovery solutions.
  • You are highly skilled, and experienced, and enjoy orchestrating multiple programs with many moving parts and creating partnerships with cross-functional teams.
  • You are able to identify gaps in solutions, debate technical approaches, and weigh in on product vs. technology tradeoffs.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate the business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience.
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys tackling 0 to 1 problem spaces and quickly bringing organization and direction.
  • You can exemplify the Netflix culture by understanding, advocating, and demonstrating its values.
  • You truly believe that diversity is key to a team's health and success.

Bonus Points if:

  • You have application security domain experience - awareness of AuthN and AuthZ constructs.

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 details about our Benefitshere.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn morehere.

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.

Our organization has a distributed team across the US. We are considering both candidates who are willing to relocate to Los Gatos, California, and Los Angeles, California (with occasional travel to other offices).