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Senior Software Engineer, Android Platform Engineering - Automation


Los Gatos, CA 11-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Netflix is the world's leading streaming video service with 200+ million paid memberships in over 190 countries. It's an exciting time to be working on Android at Netflix. Our members in international markets already outnumber our domestic subscriptions by a large margin, and we're only getting started! The Android team sits at the intersection of this global growth, compounded with an ever-increasing mobile usage for content consumption.

The Android Platform team is responsible for the playback, download, authentication, and networking infrastructure that powers the product experience. We are also responsible for the SDK that allows Netflix's mobile games to integrate seamlessly with Netflix's backend services. The Android Platform team is looking for a senior software engineer to lead our automated testing strategy across both platforms. The position will set the Android Platform automation road map strategy and partner closely with Netflix mobile lab engineers, which manage a state-of-the-art lab housing 1000+ mobile devices. The ideal candidate will have solid engineering proficiency, strong technical leadership, and a consistent track record solving critical engineering problems.

People who excel on our team are self-motivated engineers with a passion for both business and technology innovation. We believe a big part of our ability to drive global growth comes from fostering inclusion and building diversity within our team. Our team comprises engineers who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. We believe the plurality of experience, opinions, and skills within our team is what makes us succeed in our mission.

What you'll be doing
• Set the vision and strategy for supporting automated testing for Android Platform Streaming and Mobile Game SDK.
• Engage cross functionally with Android client engineers and supporting backend teams to understand automation needs.
• Improve Android automation architecture to better serve the needs of the Android development teams.
• Analyze test run data to gain insights on how to improve test stability, coverage and performance.

What sets you apart
• You are forward-looking and can identify and plan for the long-term needs of an engineering team.
• You have a deep understanding of the technical landscape of Android automation and can bring new tools and techniques for testing in this fragmented ecosystem.
• You proactively look for gaps and inefficiencies and are comfortable driving solutions within your area of responsibility and cross-functionally.
• You have exceptional coding skills, especially with Java/Kotlin, and can navigate different languages and technologies.

Why Netflix?
• Work with other Senior, high-performing engineers where you will be constantly learning and sharpening your skill-set.
• We pay top of market with excellent benefits.
• Help evolve the way people watch content onlineThe Netflix culture.
• Not just a memo, but something we practice daily.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d81w1m-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.