Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 230 million paid memberships in over 190 countries. In addition to great shows and movies, our membership also includes exclusive access to a growing portfolio of high-quality games. On the Games SDK team, we are passionate about bringing a new kind of ✨joy✨ to hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world, whether they’re traveling to a remote location or at home with family. We are looking for a Senior Test Engineer to help us evolve the way people play games online.
As a member of the Games SDK team, you will play a pivotal role in evaluating and improving the quality of the cloud version of our Games SDK, enabling game developers to integrate with the Netflix Games Platform in their streaming games. This role will focus on the quality of both the experience that game developers will have when integrating the SDK into their games and the experience of Netflix customers using SDK functionality in games.
People who excel on our team are self-motivated engineers who are passionate about business and technology innovation. We believe a big part of our ability to drive global growth comes from fostering inclusion and building diversity within our team. Our team is made up of engineers who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, and we believe the plurality of experience, opinions, and skills within our team is what makes us succeed in our mission.
What you will do
Contribute to the overall quality and testing strategy for the SDK team, advocating for improvements to test infrastructure and tools where necessary
Drive design and implementation of automation tests and the tools and infrastructure needed to support automation
Debug issues with a variety of tools and identify root causes in close partnership with SDK engineers
Manually test new features and integration points that are difficult to automate
Contribute to test games and sample code that integrate and utilize the SDK
Gather and analyze operational data to gain insights on how to improve test stability, performance, and developer engagement
What sets you apart?
You are comfortable with some degree of uncertainty and ambiguity. This new game platform is evolving quickly as we learn what drives member joy in the gaming space
You exude developer empathy. You have a deep understanding of game development and great intuition for crafting and testing clean, easy-to-use API for game developers
You thrive on cross-functional collaboration. You have excellent communication skills and can translate objectives and concerns between different teams, creating greater alignment between all the stakeholders on a project
You are self-motivated. You proactively look for solutions to bridge the needs of the business with technology
You have strong analytical skills. You are adept at analyzing data to gain insights that drive improvements in app quality
We value aptitude over experience, but here are some key skills that will make you successful on this team:
Experience writing automated tests and using them to power short feedback cycles in a continuous integration environment
Strong programming knowledge and hands-on experience with C/C++
Experience with game engines such as Unity and Unreal, native plugins, and bindings
Experience developing third-party SDKs is a plus
Experience with Golang is a plus
At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location.
The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $100,000 - $700,000.
This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.