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Technical Program Manager (L6) - Live Launch


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Location: Posted: May 25, 2024

Job Description

About Netflix: 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 various 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. Recently, Netflix has expanded its entertainment offering to include Live content, like The Roast of Tom Brady Comedy Special, the SAG Awards ceremony, and The Netflix Slam tennis match. Our scope will grow to include premium live entertainment with partners like WWE and the NFL in 2025. Join us as we push the boundaries of scale, performance, resilience, and user experience to drive the future of Live Streaming. The Role: Netflix's success in Live requires an efficient, scalable, and secure infrastructure foundation and an intuitive and performance user streaming experience. This role will work closely with the Live Operations and SRE teams to ensure smooth execution of our live event slate. We are looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager who can partner closely with engineering managers, engineers, product managers, and other technical program managers to execute complex technical programs. If you’re looking for a technical and highly dynamic opportunity that will outsize the future of software engineering at Netflix, we’d love to talk to you!

What you will do:

    • Build repeatable templates and practices for live readiness and launch (game-day rehearsals, live launch checklist, post-event retros, etc.)
    • Aggregate and track overall risk register across all events, partnering with Live Ops, SRE, and domain teams to prioritize and resolve them.
    • Work with SRE and Live ops teams to identify and prioritize the product feature gaps in testing and observability tooling.
    • Manage cross-functional dependencies, risks, and changes across events.
    • Proactively communicate the health and readiness of upcoming event portfolios up/down/across the Engineering organization.

What we are looking for // Skills:

    • You are highly skilled, experienced, and enjoy orchestrating programs with many moving parts - people, needs, and technologies.
    • You can identify gaps in solutions, debate technical approaches, and weigh in on product vs technology tradeoffs.
    • You aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty, pulling data to provide insight, debug issues, and monitor system health.
    • You have a data-driven mindset in your decision-making.
    • You have a deep understanding and point of view within your technical domain(s) of expertise.

What we are looking for // Qualifications:

    • 10+ years of experience driving large-scale SW projects.
    • Domain knowledge of broadcast technology, encoding, media delivery, and live operations.
    • Experience managing projects across cross-functional teams, building sustainable processes, and coordinating release schedules.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including clear articulations of business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience.
    • Self-starter who enjoys tackling 0 to 1 problem spaces and quickly bringing organization and direction.
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 $230,000 - $960,000. 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 . Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here . 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. Apply for this job

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