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Director Of Engineering, Gaming


Los Gatos, CA 01-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
At Netflix, we are reinventing the way people are entertained by both enabling and innovating how visual storytelling is produced, discovered and enjoyed. Netflix provides a platform for stories from different places and different perspectives to reach, connect, and inspire millions of people all over the world. We're extending this beyond streaming to gaming, to create new experiences and deliver the next generation of video games for a worldwide audience

The Client UI and Ecosystem Engineering team is responsible for building out the core streaming experience as well as new experiences like games and Ads. CUE is also the team responsible for the video player infrastructure, the TV and games SDKs as well as the tools to monitor in-field performance of thousands of device types.

As Netflix continues to expand into Gaming, we have a very exciting opportunity to expand and improve the member experience. As the Director of Engineering for Games, you will drive the engineering systems to deliver those experiences. Leading an engineering organization and partnering with other senior leaders across Netflix, you will drive the technical success of the games business starting with the game developer experience and following all the way through to our members finding joy in playing Netflix games.

• Build, maintain, and operate the engineering systems which will allow Netflix subscribers to discover and play games including the SDKs for the game developers
• Bring innovative ideas and big-picture thinking to the table, to drive continuous improvements for customers.
• Partner with Product Management and Games Studios to set the vision and roadmap for the team.
• Manage a large, technical team, fostering a culture of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics.
• Partner with other senior leaders across Netflix to achieve the ambitious goals of the gaming business.
• Engage with a diverse customer base to understand requirements, priorities, and processes.

• Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
• 13+ years of professional experience developing software for managing large scale customer relationships, support, and risk operations.
• Expertise building game platforms/SDKs
• Experience with backend systems, mobile development, recommendations systems and personalization, and developing software at a global scale
• 8+ years of experience building and leading large technical organizations; a passion for people management and mentorship
• Exceptional project planning skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
• Passion for the consumer experience
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location.

The overall market range for this role is typically $330,000 - $1,800,000

This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1wv4y-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.