How to Get a Job at NetflixAbout this guide
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  • Reputation for only hiring more experienced talent and having no internship program
  • Extremely high compensation for engineers, however this may be due to employees being more senior on average
  • Transparent culture with a high involuntary attrition rate. Cultural values are publicly available so you can know exactly what to expect as an employee.
  • Questions for interviews are often based on their culture deck
InterviewInterview Process

The interview process takes 2-4 weeks on average.

  • Stage 1: Initial phone screen by HR.
  • Stage 2: A phone interview with the hiring manager
  • Stage 3: An onsite interview composed of two parts: the first is with 4 data scientists/engineers and the second is with 3 higher level execs. The questions are a mix of product, business, analytical and stats questions. Stats questions mostly revolve around A/B testing: hypothesis testing, etc. There can be some easy-medium SQL questions. Analytical questions include a hypothetical problem to analyze, metrics to evaluate product performance, etc. Higher level executives mostly focus mostly on background and past experience.
InterviewInterview Questions

  • Q 1: How would you design an experiment for a new feature we're thinking about. What metrics would matter?
  • Q 2: Given a month's worth of login data from Netflix such as account_id, device_id, and metadata concerning payments, how would you detect fraud? (identity theft, payment fraud, etc.)
  • Q 3: Given a single day with a large sample size and a significant test result, would you end the experiment?
  • Q 4: How do you know if one algorithm is better than other?
  • Q 5: How do you prevent overfitting and complexity of a model?
  • Q 6: How do you measure and compare models?
  • Q 7: How should we approach attribution modeling to measure marketing effectiveness?
  • Q 8: How would you build and test a metric to compare two user's ranked lists of movie/tv show preferences?
  • Q 9: What are the differences between L1 and L2 regularization, Why don't people use L0.5 regularization for instance?
  • Q 10: Why Rectified Linear Unit is a good activation function etc.
  • Q 11: When you split a population for A/B testing, what are some reasons you could see a significant difference in the control and variant groups?
CultureAbout Netflix

We promise our customers stellar service, our suppliers a valuable partner, our investors the prospects of sustained profitable growth, and our employees the allure of huge impact


- Becoming the best global entertainment distribution service- Licensing entertainment content around the world- Creating markets that are accessible to film makers- Helping content creators around the world to find a global audience

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