Position Title: Sr Production Engineer

Company: Netflix

Location: Aberdeen, UK

Job Description:

We’re looking for highly motivated and talented engineers who are passionate about infrastructure availability, efficiency, reliability, and security. The complexity of our application traffic continues to increase as we scale out our microservices architecture to meet our subscriber demand. As we enter into the gaming market segments, we will be tackling new opportunities and challenges. Our goal is to ensure that we successfully deliver application traffic across the AWS cloud infrastructure. You will own and drive complete solutions that ultimately improve the quality of the Netflix viewing and gaming experience. We’re all about taking a calculated risk, and we’re not shy about cutting-edge technologies.


  • Develop and operate automation solutions that address AWS network infrastructure challenges while driving improvements in areas of availability, efficiency, observability, performance, and security
  • Analyze complex systems from a reliability and resilience perspective to ensure that our hybrid cloud network architecture can scale to our business needs
  • Develop solutions to abstract and simplify AWS network complexity on behalf of our developers
  • Drive incidents to resolution by collaborating with multiple engineering teams
  • Partner with Netflix engineering teams to better understand their challenges to collaboratively deliver solutions and evangelize the best practices
  • Partner with other product managers to create cohesive strategies and roadmaps across organizational boundaries
  • Engage deeply with external communities to stay abreast of industry trends and innovations


  • Passion and demonstrated experience in continuously improving the reliability and operational automation of complex, multi-tier systems
  • Success in navigating ambiguity, working across different disciplines and teams while applying a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to problem solve without perfect metrics
  • Expertise in designing, and developing scalable APIs and services
  • Expertise with Go, Python, or C++ programming
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g., Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine)
  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals and network-related protocols
  • Strategic thinker that can relate technology solutions to customer use cases
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in engineering or a related field

About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 222 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.