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Site Reliability Engineer 4/5, Netflix Technology Services



Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023
The N-Tech SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team aims to improve the reliability and resilience of the many services that Netflix employees leverage daily. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will focus on implementing best practices, automation, and proactive measures to maintain and enhance the reliability of our systems. You will join a team of SREs working to improve the availability, reliability, and observability of internal Netflix services and reduce the burden of human toil with tooling and automation.
This role is rewarding for people who have a passion for leveraging technology to solve business problems. Our team is seeking individuals with a broad set of technical skills who have seen a lot of distributed systems break! If this excites you, we invite you to bring your unique career and life experiences to enrich the culture and diversity of our team.


  • Design, implement, and maintain scalable and reliable infrastructure to support our services.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to integrate reliability considerations into the entire software development lifecycle.
  • Develop and implement automation tools for monitoring, deployment, and incident response to ensure efficient and reliable operations.
  • Conduct or participate in capacity planning, performance analysis, and system tuning to optimize system reliability.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and contribute to incident response, diagnosis, and resolution.
  • Implement and improve monitoring and alerting systems to proactively identify and address potential issues.
  • Implement and maintain robust disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend improvements to enhance system reliability and performance.
  • Proactively identify sources of instability in distributed systems and analyze how complex systems fail from a reliability and resilience perspective.
  • Engage with product teams to diagnose operational surprises and drive improvements.
  • Implement and maintain a robust incident response framework, including blame-aware incident reviews to learn from operational surprises.


  • 3+ years of experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or in a similar role
  • Strong scripting and programming skills (Python, Go, Java or JavaScript/Node.js)
  • Experience with complex sociotechnical systems and their successful operations at scale
  • Experience with incident management and response
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, microservices architecture, and enterprise software solutions like Slack & GSuite
  • Excellent communication & collaboration skills and a continuous improvement mindset
  • Proven ability to cultivate relationships through influence
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex issues and implement effective solutions
  • Familiarity with Human Factors Engineering
  • Ability to grow expertise, influence & educate others
Netflix is a global company with a diverse member base, which is why the content we produce reflects that: global perspectives and global stories. As we grow globally, we must have the most talented employees with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support our innovation and creativity. We are an equal-opportunity employer and strive to build balanced teams from all walks of life.
Our culture is unique, and we tend to live by our values, so it’s worth learning more about Netflix here.
At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location. The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $100,000 - $600,000. This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy.