Senior Analytics Engineer, Finance

  •  Netflix
  •  Los Gatos, California
  •  April 23, 2018

Job Description

Netflix is the leading provider of streaming video, reaching over 100+ million subscribers globally. Our subscribers consume over 125 million hours of video per day and account for about 37% of the downstream Internet traffic in North America. Subscribers enjoy Netflix on more than 1,000 different device types. Supporting this global brand presents significant engineering challenges.
 
The Finance Science & Analytics team builds solutions to evolve and empower decision making as well as enable external financial reporting to Wall Street and investors, including income statements, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.

Some of the questions we explore include:

    • How do we build scalable analytic solutions in an environment of rapidly changing financial regulations and tax laws environment?
    • How can we build tools to detect issues and anomalies in critical financial metrics?
    • Are we reporting our revenue and other financial numbers accurately?

What you will do:

    • Be a strategic partner for the business: define critical analytical problems and find innovative solutions with data
    • Develop high-impact dashboards and analyses to build visibility into Financial KPIs, and lead efforts to scale reporting through automation
    • Lead the creation of metrics to guide global taxation compliance and strategy
    • Facilitate information self-service to business users through analytic tools, dashboards and detection and alerts.

Who you are:

    • A strong communicator with the business acumen to own stakeholder relationships directly
    • Analytical mindset to bring together engineering solutions and business impact and have autonomy in managing cross-functional projects.
    • Pay attention to the details and can make a conscious effort to understand causes instead of just the effects
    • Comfortable with ambiguity; able thrive with minimal oversight and process
    • Have experience in revenue, taxation and financial reporting and analytics
    • A senior analytics professional with a proven track record of data analysis, reporting & visualization (e.g. Tableau, D3)
    • Strong SQL skills and knowledge and familiarity with other distributed data stores (ElasticSearch & Druid).
    • Comfortable with ETL and data warehousing concepts
    • BS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related quantitative field.
Netflix Culture
Our culture is unique, and we live by our values. You will need to be comfortable working in the most agile of environments. Requirements will be vague, and iterations will be rapid. You will need to be nimble and take smart risks. Learn more about Netflix’s culture.