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Senior Javascript Engineer

  • Los Gatos, California
  • UI Engineering
UI Engineering develops and tests the experiences used by hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world, as well as new members signing up. Our UIs live on thousands of devices across mobile, web, set-tops, TVs, and many more. We strive to create cinematic, immersive experiences that delight our members and reinvent how people discover and watch movies and TV shows. We are continuously experimenting with new ideas and novel concepts, often through A/B testing so that we can understand the true value to our members of the features we ship. We build high-performance native applications for phones and tablets. Our web and TV experiences are built on JavaScript using modern technologies like Node.js, React, and RxJS.
About Us
We work with many internal partners ranging from product managers, designers, data scientists, streaming algorithms teams, and at times with content creators, to build exciting new features and AB tests. The versatility of the UI Engineering enables us to test our bleeding edge product features quickly to gain valuable insight that can be applied across all of our Netflix streaming applications. 
The challenge we face is making the Netflix app performant across our users' vast device and network variability. We want our diverse users from all over the world to experience the best possible browsing and viewing experience on all devices. 

What We Are Looking For:

  • Experience building consumer facing products 
  • Proficient building single page applications in Javascript 
  • Experience writing performant REST APIs
  • Independent, proactive, and able to deliver production ready code with minimal guidance
  • Great communications skills and open to give and receive constructive feedback

Nice to haves:

  • Experience building adaptive video streaming applications
  • Experience using RxJS
  • Experience with Node.js Java, Groovy, and SQL
  • Experience building accessible UIs for people with disabilities
  • Advanced engineering degree

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 online
  • The Netflix culture. Not just a slide deck but something we practice daily
  • Hack day: build the next killer Netflix feature or something fun