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Senior Distributed Software Engineer - Big Data Infrastructure

    Los Gatos, CA, Remote

About the Role:

At Netflix, the big data platform is the core foundation in driving all of our product decisions that directly impact our customer experience. It is leveraged across the company to build data models for recommendations, analyze customer streaming experience, content take-rate, plus more. It is critical to the success of our business as we heavily rely on analyzing data to revolutionize internet TV!

We are the data infrastructure team that builds an ecosystem of microservices that expose the big data platform as a robust and highly available service to the rest of Netflix. We are constantly evolving our infrastructure. We are designing new microservices to take our architecture to the next level to keep pace with our increasing job execution and data needs.

Here is the vision of the data infrastructure team that is responsible for the orchestration layer.


  • Working with a massive amount of data (100+ PB) that is growing rapidly.
  • Understanding and solving real business needs at large scale by applying your software engineering and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Architecting and building a robust, scalable, and highly available distributed infrastructure.
  • Leading cross-functional initiatives and collaborating with engineers across teams.
  • Sharing our experiences with the open source communities and contributing to Netflix OSS.


  • You have 5+ years of experience in building large scale distributed applications.
  • You are proficient in design and development of RESTful web services.
  • You are an expert in Java. Python or Scala expertise is a plus.
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field.
  • Most importantly, you are thrilled to help solve our big data challenges while revolutionizing internet TV!

Meet Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 195 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen.