Full Stack Engineer (L4) - Change Automation



Software Engineering
Los Gatos, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024
Location: Los Gatos, CA only (Hybrid).
It’s an amazing time to be joining Netflix as we continue to transform entertainment. We deliver billions of hours of movies and TV shows per month to more than 260 million members in over 190 countries. At Netflix, we want to entertain the world. To achieve this, we must be able to rapidly build and ship innovative experiences for our members and creators all around the globe.
| Who we are
Change Automation is a full-stack platform engineering team that accelerates the adoption of the “paved road” across the fleet. We work cross-functionally with partners across engineering to make working inside the Netflix engineering ecosystem more efficient and enjoyable for all. We focus on increasing productivity, minimizing toil, and automating the rollout of changes.
| What you could work on
Our team is primarily responsible for the developer platform that powers updates, migrations, and software changes for the entire engineering organization. Some example goals for projects include:
- Reduce friction, cognitive load, toil, and time required to adopt technologies across Netflix engineering.
- Simplify and minimize manual interventions for service owners during migrations.
- Make it easier to adopt new technologies through automated code change, validation, and deployment.
| What We’ll Expect From You
We are seeking a frontend focused engineer and ideally can also work across the stack. Below are the specific behaviors and competencies important for this role.


  • Cross-Functional – You enjoy collaborating with multiple teams on creating solutions with myriad, sometimes conflicting, requirements.
  • Seeking Excellence – You enjoy the pursuit of engineering excellence by evangelizing, establishing, and iterating on best practices.
  • Curiosity – You are curious and enjoy working on ambiguous problems where the solutions are not (yet) well defined.
  • Communication – You are proficient in verbal and written mediums at explaining topics that the audience was not familiar with previously.

Core competencies:

  • You possess strong software skills in Typescript.
  • You are experienced with operating complex React applications and how to debug them/how they can fail.
  • You are proficient in UI applications that leverage client-side caching, pagination and GraphQL mutations.

Helpful competencies:

  • You possess strong software skills in Java or Kotlin.
  • You have worked on a developer platform team where other engineers were your customers.
  • You have worked on schema changes in a federated GraphQL gateway
  • You are familiar with the Spring Boot framework.
  • You are proficient with data pipelines and generating analytics/insights.

What to Expect From Us:

  • High Impact - your work will touch every engineer at the company and be crucial for the ongoing success of Netflix.
  • Stunning Colleagues - you will be working with other excellent people with diverse perspectives who value collaboration, working to excel as the “dream team.”
  • Energizing Challenges - there is a wealth of opportunity when working on complex technical projects and our culture both enables and encourages you to rise to the challenges.
  • Feedback – you will constantly have opportunities for growth because meaningful, positive, and constructive feedback is part of everyday life at Netflix.
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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Our culture is unique, and we live by our values, so it’s worth learning more about Netflix culture.
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $100,000 - $720,000.
Netflix provides comprehensive 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 hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.