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Full-Time

Director of Product

Developer Platform

Posted on 6/18/2024

Netflix

Netflix

10,001+ employees

Subscription-based multimedia streaming platform

Consumer Software
Education

Compensation Overview

$430k - $1.5MAnnually

+ Stock Options

Senior

Los Gatos, CA, USA

Category
Product Management
Product Strategy
Product
Required Skills
Agile
Communications
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience managing a team of senior and staff technical product managers as a Director of Product, Group Product Manager, or similar role.
  • Deep technical knowledge paired with a customer-focused mindset and empathy.
  • Experience working on developer platforms with a solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and passion for developer experience and productivity.
  • Strategic thinker who can connect customer use cases to technology solutions and think holistically about end-to-end experience.
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of projects, balancing short-term goals with long-term vision in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proficiency in using both qualitative and quantitative methods to define success, with a track record of making data-driven decisions.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to leverage product intuition and judgment to make informed decisions in scenarios where perfect information may not be available.
  • Insatiable curiosity, with a passion for learning new domains, keeping up with industry innovation, and constantly questioning the status quo.
  • Excellent communication skills with a knack for setting clear expectations.
  • Experience navigating and leading in a fast-paced, agile environment with rapidly shifting priorities.
Responsibilities
  • Deeply understand customer needs, product analytics, and industry innovation to drive the product vision and strategy for Developer Platform, maximizing business and customer impact.
  • Lead, mentor, inspire, and grow a high-performance team of technical product managers, developing strategies, roadmaps, and specifications that prioritize the most impactful opportunities.
  • Collaborate with senior management to align vision, strategy, success metrics, and roadmaps.
  • Foster a collaborative environment with Netflix engineers, creating continuous feedback loops to ensure we're solving the right problems and driving maximum impact for Netflix.
  • Stay informed about industry advancements, influence their direction, and conduct comprehensive buy vs. build analysis to align with state-of-the-art solutions, encouraging ROI-based decisions.
  • Foster a metrics-driven environment that encourages quality experimentation and sets high standards for measuring product success.
  • Exhibit robust problem-solving and decision-making skills, tackling both technical and strategic challenges in innovative ways, and leveraging both data and intuition to make strategic choices in the face of ambiguity and complexity.
  • Ensure thoughtful product evolution that addresses product lifecycle and adoption experience.
  • Help evolve Platform Engineering’s customer engagement model, communication strategy, and prioritization and planning practices.
  • Collaborate with other product leaders across Platform Engineering and Netflix to evolve our practices and competencies in technical product management.

Netflix offers a streaming service with a wide variety of TV shows, movies, and documentaries, accessible on various internet-connected devices. Members can enjoy unlimited content without commercials, with the flexibility to watch anytime, anywhere, and change their plans as needed.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$120B

Headquarters

Los Gatos, California

Founded

1997

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Free lunches

Up to 12 months' maternity and paternity leave

Unlimited vacation days, within reason

Open working hours (at the California office)

Health, vision, and dental insurance

Employee stock purchase plan

Mobile phone discounts