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Researcher - Discovery Research

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 service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we're looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.

Hulu is a premium streaming service that offers premium originals, current season TV, a massive library of hit series and movies, and live television. Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Our combined Hulu and Disney team is looking for hardworking team-players to join the Disney+ Customer Experience team, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience through strategic hard work and determination.

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Discovery Research team is seeking a (Senior) Researcher who will be an exceptional addition to our Research team. As a (Senior) Researcher at Hulu, you will use your expertise and capability to drive and improve Hulu recommendation performance and content operation efficiency through algorithm models or design new solutions. The right person for this role needs to have a strong background in any of machine learning, mathematical modeling, deep learning, reinforcement learning or related fields, and is knowledgeable in big data and algorithm design. If you are someone who thrives in a team environment and gains personal satisfaction when sharing knowledge and partnering with teams across Hulu, then this is a great role for you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Study on personalization and content delivering strategy, taking care of new content and cold content warming up process and solve user engagement problems in different lifecycle stages , etc.
  • Design and optimize recommendation algorithm models to improve user engagement metrics and improve content operation efficiency.
  • Collaborate with program managers, and software developers in an open, creative environment.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Working experience on recommendation and personalization optimization
  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Solid background in any of the following areas: Reinforcement learning, deep learning, machine learning, mathematical modeling, etc.
  • Publication in top level conferences is a major plus.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English is required.

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Our Hiring Process

  • 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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