Senior Data Engineer - Platform Data Science & Engineering

Los Gatos, California
Streaming – Data Science and Engineering
Netflix is revolutionizing entertainment and shaping the evolution of storytelling around the world.  We deliver billions of hours of movies and shows per month to more than 130 million accounts globally, reaching new audiences every day.  Netflix’s cloud infrastructure plays a pivotal role in making the product experience great for its global subscriber base. We are a data-inspired company and we leverage data to make our product and the underlying infrastructure better.  

The Security & Platform focused Data Science & Engineering team enables platform and security software engineers to architect, scale and operate cloud infrastructure in a secure, efficient and reliable way.  Check out this blog post to learn more about the area and some of the problems we're working on.
We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to partner with our platform engineering teams to build efficient and intelligent data systems to improve Netflix cloud infrastructure, protect data and perform real time alerting and detection.  

What you will do

    • Develop subject-matter expertise in the Cloud Infrastructure domain at Netflix and build intelligent data products to support high-availability, reliability, and security objectives of platform engineering teams.
    • Become a trusted partner to the data science and platform engineering teams and enable them to make data-inspired decisions to squeeze out more from the Cloud infra.
    • Engineer efficient, adaptable and scalable data architecture including data ingestions and access layers to process unstructured big data to build robust data applications.

Who you are

    • You have experience in web-scale data / software engineering with expertise in Java, Scala, Python or similar programming languages.
    • You have a product mindset and have crystalized vague requirements into flexible data models to deliver sustainable business impact.
    • You have engineered scalable data products using big data technologies (Spark, Flink, ElasticSearch, Druid) to help your team get high value out of data investments.  
    • You communicate effectively, thrive in a vibrant team environment and will collaborate to elevate your team.
At Netflix, we build dream teams to solve real world complex engineering problems and set high expectations from each team member.  Our culture is unique and we strive to live by our values, so it's worth learning more about Netflix culture at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.