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Technical Program Manager

Company: Netflix
Location: Los Gatos
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Technical Program Manager - Platform Engineering Core Engineering About Netflix: Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 209 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. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments. About Platform Engineering: Our purpose is to enable Netflix to scale effectively and empower our technical talent to focus on building innovative experiences for our members, partners, and creators around the world. We do this by providing a highly available, reliable, secure, compliant, and performant platform of data, software, and infrastructure solutions that: - meet the needs of our growing business - accelerate the productivity of Netflix engineers, scientists, and data users - maintains cost-efficiency that is at most linear to the growth of our business We are looking for a Technical Program Manager for the Platform Engineering organization that will be focused on large cross-functional programs that impact almost all of engineering at Netflix. This individual will partner closely with product management, engineering managers, and other technical program managers to execute and align on programs. What you will do

  • Lead multiple cross-functional programs, in collaboration with technical teams (including product, engineering, UI/UX, Data Science, etc), that focus on building a scalable, reliable, and secure infrastructure foundation
  • Leverage deep technical domain expertise to drive technical strategy, planning, and execution with engineering partners
  • Craft and drive engagement with partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with multiple engineering teams, track progress towards goals, and report status to product, customers, and technical leadership
  • Champion breaking out OKRs into measurable milestones while proactively managing risks, blockers, and delays
  • Manage cross-functional dependencies, risks, and changes effectively by optimizing scope, schedule, and resources accordingly What we are looking for: Functional Skills
    • You can partner with multiple cross-functional teams to define technical strategy and requirements
    • You are highly skilled, experienced, and enjoy orchestrating programs with many moving parts - people, needs, and technologies
    • You have an ability to identify gaps in solutions, debate technical approaches, and weigh in on product vs technology tradeoffs
    • You aren't afraid to get your hands dirty, pulling data to provide insight, debug issues, and monitor system health
    • You have a data-driven mindset in your decision making
    • You have a deep understanding and point of view within your technical domain(s) of expertise
    • You have domain expertise in one of the following areas: cloud infrastructure, engineering productivity, or data What we are looking for: Basic Qualifications
      • 10+ years of experience driving large scale SW projects with engineering and product teams4+ years of software engineering, systems engineering, or technical product/program management experience
      • Experience managing projects across cross-functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules--
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including clear articulation of business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience
      • Self-starter who enjoys tackling 0 to 1 problem spaces and quickly bringing organization and direction
      • Experience in platform infrastructure platforms - either developer productivity, Reliability tools, and/or AWS cloud infrastructure - storage, compute, networking
      • Migration experience moving from on-prem to cloud architecture--
      • Data security/privacy architecture understanding Or upload your resume (.pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt) * Required First Name * Last Name * Email * Phone Number * Voluntary Self Identification If you'd like, please share with us some additional information about yourself (e.g. your race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability information). It's completely voluntary. This information will be used to help us know more about people who interview with us and ensure representation in who we consider in our efforts to provide an equal opportunity to everyone who wants to work at Netflix. And for more information about what we collect and how we use it, please refer to the Candidate Privacy Statement . What gender identity do you most closely identify with? Are you a person of transgender experience? Please select the race and/or ethnic identities you identify with Please Select What sexual orientation do you most closely identify with? Do you live with a disability (as outlined by the ADA)? Are you a veteran/have you served in the military? By voluntarily providing information and clicking "Submit Application", you explicitly consent to the collection of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability information and use of this information for the purposes described above and in our Candidate Privacy Statement .

Keywords: Netflix, San Francisco , Technical Program Manager, Executive , Los Gatos, California

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