Security Software Engineer (L5), DDoS

Remote, United States / Los Gatos, California
Streaming – Information Security /
Full-time /
As a global company, Netflix’s customers come from diverse backgrounds. And each of these backgrounds allow them to experience joy from Netflix in their own unique way. Ultimately, this joy is rooted in our customers’ ability to trust Netflix. At Netflix, we earn this trust through our actions every day. And we work hard to continue to build this trust with our customers throughout the world.

The Trust Services and Enforcement team is a subteam within our broader Trust & Safety organization. It is a central security team that sets a broad strategic vision in the trust and safety space focused on various types of fraud and abuse. We execute on that vision through both technical work on the team and cross-functional partnerships, addressing problems related to account takeover, service abuse, customer targeted scams, DDoS, content theft, and more. 

The person in this role will own, build and advance our anti Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services at Netflix. In collaboration with other team members, you will be responsible for designing and developing new features in our service to enhance our posture, improve our resiliency and ensure we are protected against large scale attacks. You will combat randomization attacks and tactics with the goal of reducing impact to the company and our customers and you will work with other engineers to identify improvements that make a meaningful difference in our anti DDoS effectiveness. 

Desired skills and background:

    • Passionate about protecting our customers.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively within and across teams.
    • Ability to define and execute short and long term technical goals.
    • Experience developing software and building services and automation at scale.
    • Experience with Java.
    • Experience with network security, infrastructure or concepts preferred. 
    • Experience with designing and deploying security products in the critical path of a consumer facing product is preferred.
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.