Technical Program Manager (L6)

Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 240 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Netflix is also one of the largest studios in the world and empowers storytellers from all over the globe to tell the stories you fall in love with. Producing content globally, at this scale is a unique challenge; this is where our organization comes in.

Studio Production Engineering plays a pivotal role in Netflix’s content creation and delivery journey. The seamless magic of your favorite show starting with a click is the result of thousands of intricate processes behind the scenes. Our tools are the unsung heroes, enabling many of these workflows. We empower Netflix studios to bring creative excellence to life, build tools to bring operational excellence and accomplish economies of scale. Our solutions aim to elevate the ROI of the $15 billion dollars spent on content creation through cost/time efficiency, data driven decision making. We also provide technology to manage end-user access and build tools that help with resourcing workflows resulting in the production and delivery of the highest-quality content.

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager with platform/infrastructure domain experience to drive high-impact cross-functional next-generation production solutions that scale for the growing business needs. This role requires strong collaboration with product managers, data science engineering, business stakeholders, peer technical program managers, and senior leadership to execute, track, and deliver high-impact strategic programs in the Studio space.

What’s Different About Us?

    • Huge Impact – you will directly impact the workflows that help plan, produce and manage billions of dollars worth of content spend
    • Speed – we move quickly, iterate rapidly, and learn constantly
    • Unique Culture – we live by our values


    • Lead multiple cross-functional programs, in collaboration with product, engineering, design, and data science, that deliver technical solutions.
    • Influence without authority and manage a large scope of initiatives and deliverables.
    • Provide deep domain expertise to form technical strategies with engineering partners.
    • Drive engagement with internal partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with measurable milestones, effectively optimize scope and schedule, manage cross-functional dependencies, and proactively manage risks.
    • Craft clear communication of the big picture, challenges, progress toward goals and report status to stakeholders and leadership.

We would love to work with you if:

    • You have 10+ years of technical program management experience driving large scale software projects/programs with engineering and product teams.
    • You have proven experience driving large-scale software projects, managing the definition of technical strategies, and building long-term scalable solutions.
    • You have a deep understanding and point of view on product growth and discovery solutions.
    • You are highly skilled, and experienced, and enjoy orchestrating multiple programs with many moving parts and creating partnerships with cross-functional teams.
    • You are able to identify gaps in solutions, debate technical approaches, and weigh in on product vs. technology tradeoffs.
    • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate the business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience.
    • You are a self-starter who enjoys tackling 0 to 1 problem spaces and quickly bringing organization and direction.
    • You can exemplify the Netflix culture by understanding, advocating, and demonstrating its values.
    • You truly believe that diversity is key to a team’s health and success.

Bonus Points if:

    • You have application security domain experience – awareness of AuthN and AuthZ constructs.

Our organization has a distributed team across the US. We are considering both candidates who are willing to relocate to Los Gatos, California, and Los Angeles, California (with occasional travel to other offices).

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