Engineering Manager - Content Engineering



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024
Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause, and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time. Content Engineering builds the products and services used by our internal and external creative partners producing and managing our global content. Our products enable the entire workflow of content production, from pitch to play, and provide innovative new ways to develop and manage entertainment at scale.
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to deliver high-impact results and to revolutionize the content creation space. You will hire and grow a team of software engineers in Warsaw to develop and implement technology that enables the efficient ingestion and delivery of media assets. To do this, you will need to partner with engineering teams across Netflix as well as work closely with X-functional partners (Production Managers, Product Managers, Designers), across geographies and timezones.

What You Will Do:

  • Demonstrate consistent curiosity in the studio media management workflows and
  • contribute towards the broader Studio strategy and goals.
  • Position yourself as a thought leader with stakeholders and build trusting partnerships
  • Act as a credible technical advisor to the team
  • Understand the tradeoffs and balance between critical business needs and strong engineering principles
  • Make thoughtful decisions in complex, ambiguous situations
  • Informed risk-taking - make strategic bets while driving tactical execution
  • Foster an inclusive, high-performing environment where every member feels accepted and respected
  • Hold a high bar in hiring and retention, and coach, mentor, and grow a diverse group of software engineers
  • Be a strong culture role model, leading by example in alignment with our principles of Inclusion, Freedom & Responsibility, Informed Captaincy and Context Not Control


  • At least 5 years experience in building and leading diverse software engineering teams
  • Maximizing the team’s impact while supporting the growth aspirations of employees
  • Business applications development experience with keeping high standards
  • Tenacity and the ability to balance competing priorities across multiple cross-functional stakeholders and programs
  • Strong understanding of distributed media systems and architecture
  • A strong product mindset
  • Experience in leading large complex projects across many disparate, independent engineering teams through influence and joy of adoption
  • Ability to deliver and receive candid feedback in a variety of situations
  • Balancing between giving context vs. driving direction
  • A track record of growing senior engineers deep into their careers to increase their impact
  • A passion for communication - with the team, stakeholders, partners, and leadership, particularly across global borders
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, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.