Engineering Manager, Cloud Games Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service, with almost 270 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Now, Netflix aims to add the world’s best games to the same subscription!
Bring your passion for games and the joy of enabling developers to create the best games to the Netflix membership. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to lead a software development team that handles work critical to the Open Connect Gaming Appliance. This team coordinates with other groups to integrate new features in a timely and predictable way; handles the appliance software release process (including CI/CD, release automation, and testing); fixes bugs that are found in testing or production; and, interfaces with other groups to ensure their tools and pipelines support the game appliance.
We provide the freedom to execute, learn, and pivot and the responsibility to be self-directed, collaborative, and insightful. This gives you the freedom to do your best work and contribute directly to the business's success.
You will be successful in this role if you:
Are passionate about leading engineering teams with senior software developers
Enjoy leading high-functioning teams that produce high-quality software with rapid development cycles
Are passionate about systems engineering
Are a quick learner excited about learning new technologies, and unfazed by ambiguity and new challenges
Thrive in an environment with minimal guidance given important context
Enjoy collaborating with partners across functional teams and have excellent communication skills
Are comfortable leading a team by empowering individuals with knowledge and freeing them to self-manage their work to do what is best for Netflix with only minimal direction


  • Experience managing/leading successful and highly productive teams
  • Experience efficiently building and deploying robust products/features
  • Strong track record of cross-functional collaboration
  • High comfort with technical complexity and ambiguity, and an interest to pioneer

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing and optimizing high-performance, real-time applications such as games or simulations
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with CI/CD systems and SDK
Does this sound interesting but intimidating? Please don’t self-select; let’s figure it out together. We’d love to talk to you!
Our culture is unique, and we tend to live by our values, allowing you to do your best work and grow. To learn more about Productivity Engineering, feel free to listen to this podcast.
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 $190,000 - $920,000.
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.
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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.