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Oliver Petry

Oliver Petry

Director Ecosystems Insights and Reliability at Netflix

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Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Hi all. I'm Oli Petry and I run the Device Reliability Engineering team at Netflix. I have held various management roles for the last 13+ years ranging from leading product managers at Motorola to running operations and QA for Smart TV team at Yahoo to now reliability engineers at Netflix.

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    17 Years

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    Manager of Managers

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    Identifying If a Future Employee Can Thrive in an Environment of Uncertainties

    21 November

    Often having to hire people for unique roles where prior experience can’t justify success, Oliver Petry, engineering manager at Netflix, highlights the fundamental skills he views necessary for hiring and why he prefers hardcore skills over experience.

    Product Team
    Feedback
    Hiring
    Engineering
    Product
    Mistakes Are OK as Long as We Learn from Them

    3 September

    Oliver Petry, Engineering Manager at Netflix, shares his understanding of how a great manager should act and why supporting his team members in their decisions is crucial.

    Leadership
    Internal Communication
    Coaching / Training / Mentorship
    Fairness
    Team Processes
    Engineering
    Product
    Having better one-on-ones by tailoring them to your employees.

    6 December

    Oliver unveils a few tricks to make the most out of one-on-ones with your direct reports.

    Meetings
    Productivity
    Team Processes
    Career Path
    New Manager
    Engineering
    Product
    Rethinking your whole project structure to work with contractors

    6 December

    Oli managed to get the best of both worlds (in terms of in-house engineers vs offshore contractors) by rethinking the structure of his project.

    Salary / Work Conditions
    Dev Processes
    Remote
    Reorganization
    Hiring
    Team Processes
    Engineering
    Product
    How I improved at giving negative feedback

    6 December

    Oli improved at giving negative feedback by focusing on his friendship.

    Feelings Aside
    Meetings
    Feedback
    Performance
    Engineering
    Product
    One of my engineers became toxic for the team

    6 December

    Oliver investigates why one of his engineers is creating a poisonous atmosphere for his team.

    Company Culture
    Firing
    Toxic Employee
    Toxic Atmospheres
    Team Reaction
    Performance
    Engineering
    Product
    Hiring a new team is not a part time job

    6 December

    As a new Engineering Manager at Netflix, Oliver decides to spend 60 percent of his time on recruiting his team. This is against the will of his boss, who wants him to ship features instead.

    Scaling Team
    Hiring
    New Manager
    Health / Stress / Burn-Out
    Engineering
    Product
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