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Engineering Manager - Ecosystems Platform and Reliability


Los Gatos, CA 07-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 240 million paid memberships in over 190 countries. The Client and Partner Technologies (CPT) organization is charted with enabling brilliant Netflix experiences on partner devices and building foundational client systems and tools. Partner Enablements Apps group within CPT is looking for a software engineering manager to lead our Ecosystem Platform and Reliability team.


We are seeking an experienced Software Engineering Manager to lead our Ecosystem Platform and Reliability team. This role involves establishing long-term technical strategy, driving the development and evolution of the core services to power our suite of web applications to scale partner management, device lifecycle management and partner payment channels, collectively known as Enablement Apps. The team is also responsible for the reliability and support for Enablement Apps, which includes first tier support for internal and external partners .

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring leader, an effective communicator, dedicated to fostering an environment of continuous improvement and good development practices, and enjoys working in the office a few days per week (some of the team and close partners are local and work in person a few days per week).


The Ecosystem Platform and Reliability team develops the foundational software platform for Enablement Apps. We provide a unified approach for developing and delivering cloud and data systems leveraged by application teams and other stakeholders. The team makeup is primarily senior software engineers based in California and globally for our regional reliability teams in Hsinchu, Taiwan and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The core service offering is a gateway for partners to execute the engineering and business interactions with Netflix. It also allows Netflix employees to manage hundreds of millions of devices and related partnership financial operations.

• Thoughtful leadership with experience in hiring, coaching, and retaining strong engineering talent with various needs for personal and professional growth.
• Lead a team of globally distributed engineers, providing technical guidance and career development support.
• Foster a culture of continuous learning and development best practices within the team.
• Collaborate with cross-functional partners to identify, design, and implement scalable and performant solutions for our evolving applications.
• Coordinate and prioritize migration and deprecation of legacy services.
• Champion data quality and engineering excellence.
• Establish a strong and mature foundation for the core services for all Enablement Apps including but not limited to: Testing - unit/automated testing to minimize downtime, Monitoring & alerting, Scalable on-call support (i.e. balanced enough for the team to not always feel like they're on-call and we have the right level of support)
• Stay current with the newest trends, tools, and technologies in the field, assessing their relevance to our ecosystem.

• Minimum of 7 years of experience in software development, with 3+ years leading a backend services platform team.
• At least 3 years of experience in a leadership or management role within a software engineering team.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to navigate cross-functional team dynamics.
• Comfortable working across multiple time zones in the US, Asia, and Europe when communicating with global distributed team members.
• Familiarity with systems such as Jenkins, Github actions, Gradle, Spinnaker etc. is a plus.
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 $190,000 - $920,000.

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0koze-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $190,000 to $920,000 Per Year ($ USD)