Netflix Job Openings – Technical Director

Website Netflix

Job Description:

This is an expansive role that reports directly to the Head of Development Operations and partners closely with numerous other stakeholder partners: Head of Game, Netflix Product and Engineering teams, Executive Producers, External Production, and our Internal Studios, such as Night School Studios, Next Games, and Boss Fight Entertainment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide insight into the platform by reproducing complex engineering and production issues, and improve our developer offering through documentation and visibility.
  • Build strong, trusted relationships with technical leaders and development partners. Creating a whole-platform, prioritized, advisory function that feeds into our future roadmap.
  • Ensure confidence in our partner offering by using our SDKs and toolchains in their own projects, as a customer, and providing rapid feedback and evaluation to the platform teams.
  • Deeply understand our partner titles, and provide guidance on how to best integrate our platform with our content.
  • Support our developers through collaborations with our Partner Engineering group and platform teams.

Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience in positions directly on multiple simultaneous gaming titles.
  • Demonstrated experience in working through influence across organizations large and small
  • Ability to identify risks early and often and suggest mitigation strategies that are thought through and consider multiple paths to a solution
  • 8+ years of technical leadership experience in the AAA, indie, casual, and/or mobile gaming industry
  • Suggestion for the above: Extensive experience with a breadth of programming languages, tools, game engines, and game technologies with an understanding of various development methodologies.
  • Experience with defining and leading platform initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Technical and product judgment required to improve product quality as well as technical productivity
  • Experienced in managing a team with a strong focus on performance management.
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills

Job Details:

Company: Netflix

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Gatos, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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