Software Engineer (L5) - Android User Experience

Netflix

Netflix

Software Engineering, Design
Remote
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024
About Us
Netflix is transforming how people enjoy TV shows, movies, live events, and games. While we already serve 260 million members across 190 countries, our major growth phase is still to come. Our team develops the mobile, TV, and web applications members use to discover and enjoy great entertainment. Our purpose is to increase member satisfaction by proving our product ideas through creativity and analytical thinking. Achieving this requires skilled, inquisitive technologists who can envision and implement solutions that scale across various devices and ambitious product features.
Job Overview
The Netflix app should provide an elevated and delightful experience: quick to open, highly responsive to user input, animate smoothly, have a low error rate and easy recovery when they do happen, visually elevated, and accessible by a broad user base from around the world.
We are looking for engineers with experience in creating consumer apps for Android to join us in elevating the quality of our Android experience.

What You'll Do

  • Identify opportunities: help shape a strategic body of work related to performance, error reduction, visual polish, and accessibility
  • Increase member satisfaction: improve the Android app to give members a more elevated experience
  • Rigorous innovation: validate ideas by A/B testing variations with real customers
  • Bring creativity: collaborate with other engineering teams to unlock your work
  • Partner: collaborate with product and design to strike healthy tradeoffs
  • Enhance our culture: be a great role model and active agent in improving our unique culture

Why work at Netflix

  • Make an Impact: Develop products that deliver top TV shows and movies to over 260 million customers worldwide
  • High Performance: Collaborate with outstanding talent on each project
  • Growth: Enjoy opportunities for personal and professional learning and mentorship
  • Freedom and Responsibility: Proactively improve Netflix, even without explicit permission

About You

  • You’ve worked on consumer-facing client applications on Android
  • You demonstrate user experience insights and have a usability and accessibility perspective
  • You know performance optimization techniques for client applications
  • You’re unafraid to take on new challenges and learn quickly to be effective in a new domain
  • You can run with ambiguous requirements, be decisive when appropriate, and take smart risks
  • You’re proactive and results-oriented
  • You communicate and collaborate effectively and can advocate for controversial positions
At Netflix, we have found that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams, leading to superior results.
Our compensation solely consists of an annual salary without bonuses. You're free to choose your ratio of salary and stock options each year. Your compensation in the market range is based on market indicators, including your specific job family, background, skills, and experience. The range for this role is $100,000 - $720,000.
Netflix provides inclusive benefits, including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more details about our Benefits.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.