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Senior Software Engineer

About the TeamThe Netflix API team, part of Edge Engineering organization, enables signup, content discovery, and playback on 1000+ device types. The team creates a unified abstraction and aggregation layer over disparate Netflix mid-tier systems, enabling device partner teams to build innovative user experiences through a consistent API layer. The team also ensures the resiliency and scalability of this critical API tier. Additionally, the team makes partner ecosystem experiences possible by enabling discovery of Netflix content outside of Netflix apps e.g. on cable set-top-boxes. The availability and functionality of the Netflix experience is only as good as the effectiveness of this API. The top challenges for the team are delivering APIs for our rapidly evolving product, balancing speed with API consistency, and improving the architecture to handle the scale coming with the next 100M members. For highlights of some of the team's work and approaches, see: A functional and architectural overview of teams in Edge Engineering - Video Netflix API Platform - Conference talk Platform Rearchitecture Tradeoffs - Techblog Hystrix for Resiliency - Slideshare Responsibilities Address complex architectural problems with simple, intuitive design Work at all phases of the software development lifecycle (planning, design, implementation, deployment and support) Deliver on business functionality (Netflix API development), while also operating and improving the API infrastructure Collaborate effectively with teammates and technical partners Communicate technical ideas and direction across the organization Qualifications Senior-level software development experience Strong Java, C# or C++ programming skills Practical understanding of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns Experience with developing web services for wide/complex domains Experience with running services in production Nice-to-haves (Exposure to) Cloud-based architectures (AWS, Azure, GCP) Resiliency patterns like bulkheads, circuit breakers, fallbacks, and load shedding (e.g., as implemented inHystrix) API query languages (e.g.,GraphQL,Falcor) RPC frameworks such as gRPC Experience with NodeJS/Javascript
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