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Software Engineer (L4), Script & Production Foundations Engineering

location icon Los Gatos, California
Core Engineering
Content Engineering Core
Content Engineering Core
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 Foundations 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 and workflows behind the scenes that are enabled by our tools. 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, and 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 seeking an individual possessing a platform-minded approach to construct backend services that cater to the escalating demands of Netflix Original Movie Production. This role plays a vital part in the development of platforms that support hundreds of clients and services throughout the entire production lifecycle, from pitch to play.

What's Different About Us?

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

You’ll want to work with us if you like:

  • To take up challenges and seek opportunities for continuous improvements to deliver top-tier solutions.
  • To work with users and engineers to define what they want, and what we can deliver.
  • To implement new features in systems from initial design to delivery.
  • Tomorrow’s technology. You are encouraged to use your passion for technology to find new and efficient ways to solve challenges.

We would love to work with you if:

  • You are a skilled programmer with a strong understanding of Object-Oriented languages (Java preferred) and related frameworks.
  • You have experience with large-scale distributed computing.
  • You have experience with Event-driven systems.
  • You have experience in building highly scalable, distributed, loosely coupled systems.
  • You are strongly motivated to pick up new domains and ship high-quality, well-tested code.
  • You are a proactive and effective communicator, adept at working with various teams and leading initiatives with little to no direct supervision.
  • You truly believe that diversity is key to a team’s health and success.

Bonus Points if:

  • You understand build/bake/deploy systems for cloud applications.
  • You have development experience with Spring and you’re familiar with Graph APIs.
  • You have experience building tools or modeling data for movie industry applications.
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.
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Publication date: 2024-04-04
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