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Netflix: Director – Product Analytics, Data Science and Engineering


A seasoned leader who can equip the Product organization with all of the data and insights needed to sustain Data-driven decision making culture as we continue to expand globally.



Netflix Company: Netflix
Location: Los Gatos, CA
Web: www.netflix.com


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The Netflix product experience is where our members around the world discover and watch over 1 billion hours of TV shows and movies every month. Data-driven decision making is central to Netflix's culture of rapid innovation. We are looking for a seasoned leader who can equip the Product organization with all of the data and insights needed to sustain this culture as we continue to expand globally.

About this role...
You will recruit and manage a cross-functional team of Data Engineers, Data Visualization Engineers, and Data Scientists who will work together to meet the analytics-related needs of the entire Product organization. Your team will have a broad scope, supporting innovation in all areas of the product, including:
  • Member Experience (e.g. UI design, Search, Social, Profiles, Kids, Merchandising)
  • Non-member Experience (e.g. Sign-up flow, Open Site)
  • Product Recommendation Algorithms (e.g. Top Picks, Because You Watched, Popular on Netflix)
  • Messaging Segmentation (i.e. identifying what messages we send to whom)
  • Consumer Science Data (i.e. data infrastructure enabling analysis of A/B tests)

 
What you might not know...

As a leader in our comparably small and nimble product organization you can have a tremendous impact on our over 40 million members around the world. Our culture is unique and is a key part of our approach to innovation.

Key responsibilities
  • Recruiting - Your primary responsibility is recruiting a team that others envy
  • Development - Make that team even stronger
  • Direction - Your passion for product analytics and strong relationships within Netflix sets the context and direction for your team.

 
Experience/Skills
  • Well-balanced skills - People have trouble pinning you down. Both business and technical teams claim you as their own. You are equal parts technical and functional (and both are exceptionally strong), and you're equally comfortable and effective at presenting to technical or business leaders.
  • Analytics Expert - Deep knowledge of cloud analytical platform design (cloud storage technologies, cloud ETL technologies, visualization tools) and application of powerful analytical techniques to business problems. You can discuss current trends and techniques used by other companies in this space.
  • Confident and well-reasoned - You have a point of view on the direction of this area, and are willing to express and defend it in a manner that is logical and concise.
  • Charismatic - You are someone who can attract other high-performing individuals to work for you at Netflix.

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