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Principal Research Lead - Recommendation

Full-Time at Hulu Beijing

Drive the Experience

As a member of our lean and agile tech teams, you'll be one of the people driving the experience, connecting viewers with the stories they love. Whether they're watching on desktop, on mobile, or in the living room, we're perfecting every line of code so our viewers' experience is unparalleled. Here you can work through the full life cycle of development utilizing the latest and greatest tech. And your work and efforts will actually be seen and enjoyed by our viewers — from the Oscars to the Super Bowl and countless streaming hours in between.

Darshana Hulu Santa Monica Darshana
I feel proud to be a part of continuing to evolve our successful product and seeing it change over the last five years.

The part you’ll play and
preparation for your role.

Hulu is the leading premium streaming TV service in US with over 29 million users. We create amazing experiences and strive to be the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious smarts, intense curiosity and determination to be the best. Come be part of the team that’s powering the next generation TV.

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Research team is seeking a Principal Research Lead who will be a thoughtful leader driving the future of recommendation research and development for online video. As a senior member of our research team, you will have a chance to tackle some of the most challenging and exciting algorithmic problems.

The recommendation team analyze and demonstrates petabytes of user and content data in order to serve the right content to the right users, and create the best personalization experience in online video. While we stand firmly on statistical and mathematical roots, we see great value real world, creative and pragmatic solutions.

An ideal candidate will be a role model for the research engineers and researchers, with a proven track record of leading large scale research projects that is deployed into highly scalable production systems. The ideal candidate will also have experience mentoring and guiding junior researchers and research engineers.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Apply state of the art machine learning, statistics or data mining in a variety of areas, such as relevance prediction, user modeling, learning to ranking, and text mining

  • Invent and fast iterate on novel solutions to challenging data related problems

  • Develop scalable and efficient methods for large scale data analysis and model development

  • Collaborate with developers, program managers, and product managers in an open, creative environment

  • Coach and provide research and system mentorship to junior researchers and research engineers on a variety of data related

    research areas

WHAT TO BRING

  • MS or PhD in computer science, EE or other quantitative discipline

  • 5+ years of working experience on large scale machine learning, user behavior analysis, text mining in leading internet

    companies. Experience in personalization technology is highly preferred

  • Familiarity with Java, Python, C/C++ or any other OOP language

  • Proven track record of thriving in a fast-paced, data-driven, collaborative and iterative applied research environment

  • Outstanding research track record in the areas of machine learning, data mining, or statistical modeling, with evidence through

    publications in renowned journals, conferences

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Chinese Mandarin proficiency is required.

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  • Step 1

    Apply for a role through our career site, or through a referral, and complete any assessments required for the role. Make sure to browse through Hulu.com and our careers site to get an understanding of our product and culture.

  • Step 2

    If you’re a potential fit, a recruiter will reach out for an initial screen. They will want to learn more about you, your background, goals, and aspirations – and answer any questions you have about the position. You may also be asked to speak to the hiring manager for the role.

  • Step 3

    Come on in and meet the team in person. This is typically the final stage and your chance to leave a lasting impression through your enthusiasm, preparation, abilities, and resume. You may also be asked to present “pre-work” that shows how you would handle a specific challenge or scenario.

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