I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Netflix in October 2011.
Interview Details – Initially contacted by a Netflix recruiter via email and was phone screened by that recruiter a few days later. The next week I was phone screened by the hiring manager. It went well. Within a couple days I was asked to come for on-site interviews. The HR department was well versed in arranging travel for candidates and happily catered to my travel preferences. The hotel was nice. My interview schedule consisted of 5 interviews back-to-back with various members of the team I would have worked on as well as the hiring manager (VP) and his boss (Sr. VP). Everyone I met with was friendly, smart and fair. The interviews were not overly difficult if you are qualified for the position and have been through a competency-based interview approach before. One portion of the interview process involved a case-study approach where the questions got progressively harder as the hypothetical scenario unfolded. I felt that each interviewer answered any questions that I asked honestly. At the end of the 5 interviews I had a final interview with the CMO (who has since moved on from Netflix), so the first 5 must have gone well enough for serious consideration. This was also a positive experience. In the end, I had no desire to take the job they ultimately wanted to hire me for - nor did they like me for the job I did want. We left with a mutual understanding that it wasn't a good fit. I was not extended an offer but was left with a lot of respect for the folks I spoke with.
Interview Question – How would you go about testing different subscription offers given the high visibility (and possible viral nature) of any unique rate in the marketplace? Answer Question
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