Distributed Systems Engineer, L5, OC Tools Runtime

Netflix, Inc.
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Job Description

The Role

You will be charged with handling impactful availability, scalability, and usability challenges and must self-define optimal ways to configure, manage, and observe our growing Open Connect platform. Our platform is a fundamental building block to our streaming initiatives - providing critical solutions for one of the world’s largest CDNs and empowering stakeholders to operate the CDN more efficiently and reliably.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of areas, such as:

  • Implementing microservices to enable analytics, insights, discovery, and visualizations.
  • Designing orchestration to manage many thousands of globally distributed appliances and devices
  • Building data models and APIs to help manage and maintain our fleet
  • Understanding the breadth of our multi-tenant platform, creating generalized solutions which can be leveraged across multiple domains - including networking, video, and gaming

You Are

  • Someone who likes to work hands-on and self-direct in a fast-paced environment that gives you great freedom and responsibility
  • Able to see beyond immediate specifications, can summarize requirements, and architect forward-looking solutions that cross multiple applications
  • Capable of working in a highly-collaborative environment alongside your teammates, engineers, Partner Engagement Managers, project managers, and operations teams
  • Articulate in communicating opportunities for continuous improvements to existing systems with a clear understanding of the impact on the business.
  • Always striving to develop and deploy in measured increments while taking responsibility for the quality of your work.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of expertise in Java, or similar object-oriented language, with confidence and experience in debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Deep understanding of cloud architecture and application deployment
  • Ability to build and support highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant services
  • Comprehensive knowledge of architecting and maintaining large-scale distributed systems while handling high concurrency
  • Experience designing, implementing, and debugging systems that interact with large-sized data sets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Skills

  • Knowledge of CDN architectures and networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, BGP DNS)
  • Experience with multiple data stores and streaming services such as MySQL, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Kafka, or Redis
  • Familiarity with GraphQL or related graph modeling and querying concepts
  • Hands-on Big Data experience using Hive, Pig, Hadoop, or similar
  • Understanding of front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WebSockets

Does this sound interesting? Or does this sound interesting but intimidating? Please don’t self-select out, let’s figure it out together. We’d love to talk to you!

Our culture is unique, and we tend to live by our values, so it’s worth learning more about Netflix here.

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $100,000 - $720,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Company Info.

Netflix, Inc.

At Netflix, our mission is to entertain the world. With 200+ million paid members in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages, Netflix is reinventing entertainment from end to end. We are revolutionizing how shows and movies are produced, pushing technological boundaries to efficiently deliver streaming video at a massive scale over the internet.

  • Industry
    Entertainment,OTT media service
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  • Location
    100 Winchester Circle, Los Gatos, CA, USA
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