Software Engineer (L4), Content Engineering

Remote, / Los Gatos, California
Streaming – Content Engineering Core /
Full-time /
At Netflix, we want to entertain the world and are constantly innovating on how entertainment is imagined, created, and delivered to a global audience.  We currently stream content in more than 30 languages in 190 countries, topping over 260 million paid subscribers, and are expanding into new forms of entertainment such as gaming and live events.  Engineering teams within Netflix work hard every day to scale and innovate content production and member experiences in an ever-growing complex software landscape.  

Content Engineering builds the products and services used by our internal and external creative partners to create, launch, and promote our global content and ads. Our products enable the entire workflow of content creation, from pitch to play, and provide innovative new ways to develop and manage entertainment at scale.


    • You have experience crafting resilient, high-scale, low-latency microservices in production environments.
    • Proficient with gRPC, GraphQL, or RESTful API design and implementation.
    • Have recent proficient experience with Java, C#, or other OO programming languages with a solid understanding of OO design principles, concurrency, multi-threading, performance tuning, and observability.
    • You have a proven track record of resilient data modeling through understanding and translating business requirements to technical requirements and identifying entities and their relationships that will serve the business process needs.

What Sets You Apart:

    • Curious about a broad range of new or unfamiliar technologies, the consumer base, and product vision.
    • Seek different perspectives, feedback, and relevant information to continuously grow and improve.
    • Maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams through clear communication.
    • Take a thoughtful, practical approach to problem-solving that considers tradeoffs and avoids over-engineering.
    • Comfortable asking questions and seeking knowledge in unfamiliar or ambiguous situations.
    • You evangelize new ideas and exemplify technical leadership with a bias for action.
    • You appreciate the complexity of engaging with a global challenge.
Spotlight on Content Engineering Teams

Content Promotion & Distribution (CPD)
Content Promotion & Distribution (CPD) sits at the intersection of the consumer experience and the Netflix Studio. Our team is integral to making the Netflix experience feel personal and relevant by developing innovative approaches to how we catalog, promote, localize, and distribute content.

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.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment.  Learn more here.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.