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Partner Engagement Manager (PEM) - Japan

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Partner Devices


We're looking for a best-of-the-best leader to own our engagement with top-tier device and operator partners. You'll manage all aspects of your partnerships to deliver an amazing Netflix experience across a range of devices.


The Partner Devices organization at Netflix works with companies like Apple, Samsung, Google, Sony, Panasonic, ISP providers, mobile and cable operators, etc. to bring Netflix to TVs, phones, tablets, and Pay TV set-top-boxes worldwide. Our goal is to ensure the best possible Netflix experience on the widest possible range of devices.


We are looking for someone passionate about high impact problem solving in a rapidly changing space. You are a business leader with a strong technical background, a deep knowledge of consumer electronics, telecom and cable operators.  You are a strong collaborator and comfortable working with regional and global teams. Netflix is a data driven, transparent and feedback centric workplace, and we look for people who love a challenge and can adapt and innovate in a rapidly changing environment.

Desired experience:

  • Deep involvement in managing partnerships, multi-party projects, or technology ecosystems
  • Navigate complex business relationships and interact with senior executives
  • Experience in working with sales/business development teams in explaining technology products to external stakeholders
  • Leads with confidence and with little supervision.
  • Excellent team player with top-notch listening and presentation skills and crisp oral and written communications
  • Strong technology background, ideally including embedded software and platforms
  • Under-the-hood knowledge of pay-TV technology, especially set-top-boxes but also home gateways and middleware; platform-level experience with video-centric CE devices such as TVs or game consoles is also highly relevant
  • Successfully led and delivered full lifecycle implementation projects and has played a key role in roll-out and ramp-up of significant consumer-facing software or services, especially for pay-TV, video or music
  • Data-driven analysis and decision-making, informed by a passion for metrics


This is a senior position with cross-functional responsibility and a hand in defining and executing strategic initiatives. Our culture is unique and is a key part of our approach to innovation. You'll be a leader in a high-performance organization that's really, truly changing how the world watches movies and TV. Our goal to integrate Netflix into all devices was just the start, now things start to get interesting...