Full Time Job

Engineering Manager, TV Player


Los Gatos, CA 03-16-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Join the team that builds the world's best TV playback experience enjoyed by more than 200 million Netflix members around the world!

Who We Are

We are 12 talented and driven software engineers working on the TV media player.
Our work includes security aspects such as authentication, authorization, license acquisition and ever-more sophisticated and seamless playback capabilities such as new video/audio codecs, encoding profiles, subtitles and playgraphs. Software is continuously integration tested and deployments are A/B tested using quality-of-experience metrics.

As part of our day-to-day work, we collaborate with UI, TV platform, encoding and many other engineering groups as well as data scientists.

Who You Are

You have a software development background You understand real-time systems and have a strong understanding of their architecture – a systems thinker who can reason through the interactions of complex systems and services and understand technical tradeoffs. You may have worked with media systems (video/audio/graphics). You have several years of management experience. You communicate well – an open and proactive communicator who shares context, ideas, and feedback while also engaging in active listening. You understand why diversity and inclusion matters when building a team. You have a passion for creating delightful user experiences.

The Role

You own an engineering roadmap and guide large multi-month cross-functional projects to completion. You set the business context to enable your team to make the right decisions. You establish strong relationships with your stakeholders. You hire top-notch talent. Your passion is evident and inspires your team. You coach and mentor. You stimulate career growth by delegating roles and responsibilities. You are a leader.