Bring your passion for games and joy of enabling others as we build our games developer experience. We grew Netflix to 221 million subscribers in 190 countries through investing in our partnerships. Help us expand our vibrant ecosystem as we embark on our next adventure.

As a Senior Software Engineer in our Game Lifecycle Engineering team, you will collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders to provide solutions that will be used by both external and internal teams.

The ideal candidate is a back-end or full stack engineer who can deliver quickly and adapt our approaches for our emerging games business. You will succeed by leveraging your cloud-development skills, applying a product mindset, and drawing on your previous games tooling experience.

Initiative: You are comfortable in navigating ambiguity; you ask questions and quickly take first steps.

Evolve: You adapt to deliver solutions that balance expediency and durability.

Promote: You communicate succinctly by adjusting for your audience.

Grow: You like to stretch your thinking and increase your impact.

Own: You are mindful of the end-to-end flow and full lifetime of the solution you provide.

While the team is based in Los Gatos, California, we are open to remote work if amenable with West Coast time zone hours and periodic trips to the office.

Success in this role means:

  • Enabling a growing number of game software developers to easily develop, integrate, test, and validate their games with the Netflix games platform.

  • Strongly connecting with product management, XD and technology teams to learn, improve and deliver tooling that helps game studios expand our range of game titles and experiences.

  • Engaging with game technologies, third-party software/middleware tools providers, and partners to assess options and make recommendations for our strategy improvement.

Who we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of back-end development experience

  • Experience developing in productivity solutions and software lifecycle tools

  • Strong Java programming skills (JavaScript a plus)

  • Prior roles as lead or manager of a team or complex project