Software Engineer (5), Membership Engineering

    • Netflix, Inc.
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 100,000.00 per year
Full Time


Change data capture
Tier 1
Apache Flink
Design patterns
Computer science
Data migration
Apache Kafka
Apache Hive
Amazon Web Services
Apache Spark
Apache Cassandra
Software development

Job Details

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 270 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, bringing joy to users by connecting them with stories and artists through a delightful and high-quality experience. We are looking for stellar software engineers to join our team and help us to provide a best in class membership experience to hundreds of millions of customers worldwide.

The Membership Engineering team is composed of experienced engineers responsible for building and evolving critical tier 1 services to ensure that members can continue to sign up and watch Netflix. Our work impacts hundreds of millions of members, playing a critical role in the long-term success of Netflix, global revenue, and subscriber growth.

We're eager to talk to you if:

  • You have 5+ years of experience crafting resilient, high-scale, low latency, distributed microservices in production environments.
  • You are driven by the desire to solve hard infrastructure problems with the goal of automating and scaling everything.
  • You genuinely enjoy collaborating and sharing ideas with the team.
  • You can communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • You are motivated to deliver high quality solutions quickly.
  • You are excellent at making technical decisions based on aggregated business goals.

Some nice to haves:

  • Working experience with {Java || Kotlin || C# || Scala}, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Hive or AWS.
  • Experience with Presto and/or Spark SQL, Apache Flink
  • Proficient with gRPC, GraphQL, or RESTful API design and implementation.
  • Experience with SQL & NoSQL multi-region data stores such as Cassandra, Amazon Aurora, Memcached.
  • Experience working with Change Data Capture (CDC) design patterns and asynchronous programming constructs
  • Solid understanding of what being on-call means and can resolve production outages independently.
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related field.

What are we working on?

Budhaditya is working on removing the Basic plan from our catalog.

Daniel is working on a global lock system that will help us improve our data accuracy.

Paris and Surabhi are improving our integration with Apple.

Nimrod and Steve are building a new commerce engine.

Ben is building the next phase of our pricing engine.

Rohit is working adding a caching layer to our operational database.

Chaim joined in September 2020 and gets to lead this dream team.

More of our latest work:

Team domain: Managing 238M Members (Video)

Bringing New Features to Netflix's Premium Plan

One Year Into Netflix Ads

An Update on Sharing

StreamFest: A weekend of free Netflix in India

Helping members who haven't been watching cancel

Netflix launches Mobile Plan for India at INR 199/month

Building Resilience in Netflix Production Data Migrations: Sangeeta Handa at QCon SF

Does this sound like something you'd like to do? Awesome! We'd love to hear from you.

Netflix is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build diverse teams from all walks of life. We offer a unique culture of freedom and responsibility with a clear long-term view. We recommend reading through these to understand what working at Netflix and on this team is like.

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 - $700,000.

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.