Engineering Manager - Growth Messaging



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 260+ million paid members enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. As a global household brand, we strive to bring joy to users by connecting them with stories and artists through a delightful and high-quality experience.
The Team
The Netflix Messaging Engineering team is at the forefront of curating and delivering sophisticated multi-channel messaging experiences for our members and partners within our expansive ecosystem. This team manages and operates the platforms, applications, and channels that facilitate seamless communication between Netflix and its customers and partners at scale. As the voice of Netflix to the customer, we deliver over 3.5 billion messages a week.
The Role
We are looking for a seasoned Engineering Manager to lead the Growth Messaging product engineering team. This role will support key product areas such as Monetization, Ads, and Commerce Platform. The successful candidate will be at the epicenter of all Monetization and Commerce communication at Netflix, managing multiple high-priority, highly visible, and impactful projects while overseeing a team of nine engineers. This role will be based in Los Gatos, CA.


  • Lead a team of nine engineers through highly complex and highly impactful projects.
  • Manage multiple work streams and high-priority projects, collaborating with various cross-functional teams to identify project requirements and establish timelines.
  • Drive the technical vision and strategy, with a strong emphasis on overseeing its successful execution.
  • Cultivate strong partnerships with your interdependent engineering teams
  • Prioritize growing your engineers as leaders and technical experts
  • Support and foster operational excellence within the team.

About you:

  • You love getting into the details but are equally comfortable giving your capable engineers opportunities to drive and thrive.
  • You are an inclusive leader who makes room for all communication styles.
  • You are comfortable leading in ambiguity and driving toward clarity.
  • You don't shy away from providing constructive AND positive feedback to your team and your peers.
  • You say the hard thing when it needs to be said.
  • Your teams are motivated and inspired by your leadership.

Must haves:

  • 5+ years of experience managing consumer-facing product teams.
  • Deep knowledge of how to build systems in a distributed environment.
  • Ability to identify code-smell or poor architecture design. We have fantastic engineers but everyone can use input and/coaching.

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Experience working on Messaging.
  • Experience working with ML Researchers, Algorithm Engineers or Data Scientists.
  • Knowledge and experience working with machine learning systems.
Netflix has a unique culture that values employee freedom and responsibility. We seek to grow inclusive and diverse teams that will enhance our perspectives, skill sets, and behaviors. We highly encourage you to apply if your background will complement us, even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns.
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 $190,000 - $920,000.
This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix has a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.