Software Engineer (E5) – Android Platform Engineering

By | September 12, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Software Engineer (E5) – Android Platform Engineering

Salary : $145000 per year

Company : Netflix

Location : Remote US

    Remote United States
    Client and UI Engineering
Netflix is the world’s leading streaming video service with 200 million paid memberships in over 190 countries. It’s an exciting time to be working on Android at Netflix. Our members in international markets already outnumber our domestic subscriptions by a large margin and we’re only getting started! The Android team sits at the intersection of this global growth compounded with an ever-increasing mobile usage for content consumption. We love every minute of the complex engineering and product challenges of operating at this scale.

The Android Platform team is responsible for playback and the foundational client infrastructure that powers the product experience. We partner with our Product Device Security Encoding and Data Science teams to build solutions that provide joy to our members and drive meaningful impact for our business partners.

The Android Platform team is looking for a senior software engineer to lead our automated testing strategy. In this role you’ll collaborate with Android engineering teams and our mobile lab team which manages a state-of-the-art lab housing more than 1000 Android devices. The ideal candidate will have solid engineering proficiency strong technical leadership and a consistent track record of solving critical engineering problems.


About You

  • You have experience advocating for and leading projects to improve the testability of your Android applications.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of Android APIs and experience applying modern architectural patterns.
  • You have a deep understanding of the technical landscape of Android automation and can introduce & architect new methodologies for testing in this fragmented ecosystem.
  • You communicate your ideas and seek alternative perspectives to improve them.
  • You are adept at analyzing data to gain insights that drive improvements in app performance and quality.
  • You have exceptional coding and debugging skills especially with Java/Kotlin and can navigate different languages and technologies.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Set the vision and strategy for automated testing for the Android Platform team.
  • Develop foundational automation frameworks & methodologies that solve unique playback experience testing & validation challenges.
  • Modernize test infrastructure across the Android organization to improve test reliability and performance.
  • Expand test infrastructure to better support our culture of experimentation.
  • Influence how we develop our Android app to architect for better testability.
People who excel on our team are self-motivated engineers with a passion for business and technology innovation. We believe a big part of our ability to drive global growth comes from fostering inclusion and building diversity within our team. Our team comprises engineers who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. We believe the plurality of experience opinions and skills within our team is what makes us succeed in our mission.

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