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Senior Software Engineer- Tools and Test

  • Los Gatos, California
  • Streaming Client
Netflix runs on millions of smart TVs and game console devices on a hybrid C++/JavaScript SDK. Our team provide tools that power the automation on these devices, develop tools that enhance developer productivity and build tools to characterize embedded device’s performance for Netflix application.

We are looking for a full stack engineer who is passionate about developing tools to improve the productivity of developers and testing across multiple devices. 

This role is right for you if:

  • You have built scalable and reliable services.
  • You are comfortable or open to developing services in NodeJS.
  • You love working on ambiguous problems and coming up with elegant, scalable solutions.
  • The idea of investigating memory and performance issues on services excites you (embedded devices or services)
  • You thrive by collaborating with multiple teams and use your communication skills to influence product direction.
  • You enjoy test-driven development and think testing is integral to developing high-quality code.
  • You pitch in to test the product and understand that writing reliable test code is very important.

A few of the problems you’ll get to solve are:

  • Develop tools that will be used across different teams within Netflix.
  • Work with various engineering teams to derive insights, provide visibility and visualization on test failures across multiple devices.
  • Develop tools for visualizing device performance characteristics.
  • Develop tools to identify the quality of the platform port and suggest ways to improve it.
  • Identify and build tools that will improve developer productivity.

What makes us different:

  • We are not afraid to rethink existing design and rebuild whenever needed.
  • Our freedom and responsibility culture is unique, and we live by those values.  
  • You will have a direct and lasting impact on our user experience which is used by tens of millions of people every day.  When your friends and family ask you what you do for a living, you can point to Netflix running on their TV and say with pride “I make that possible.”
  • We pay top of market compensation.  We want the best and brightest people, and we will pay them accordingly.