Kristie Baker

SRE Engineering Leader | Netflix

Kristie is an Engineering Leader at Netflix. She leads the Critical Operations and Reliability Engineering Organization (CORE) there. She has over twenty years of experience, beginning as a soldier in the US Army where she specialized in information management systems and led troops in Operations Enduring and Iraq Freedom, during three deployments to the middle east.

Following her military service, Kristie relocated to Washington, D.C. and worked for the federal government in various systems administration, hardware engineering and eventually engineering management roles.

After serving the country as a soldier and a civilian for all of her professional career she transitioned to Corporate America and began a new chapter at Google, as a Hardware Operations Manager for Google Data Centers and then Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) manager. In Jan 2021, she accepted her current role as an Engineering Manager with Netflix.

Kristie prides herself in being an advocate for veterans, women, and people of color in the tech industry by learning to navigate the landscape and leaving the map for others to follow. She is passionate about coaching, sharing her story, and inspiring greatness in others.

by Datadog