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Software Developer - Backend (Video)

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.

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Video team is seeking a Software Developer with a passion for backend service development to join our team in Beijing. As a Software Developer at Hulu, you will work closely with the research team to make groundbreaking technology into reality. The right person for this role should be a skilled developer, a quick learner, and motivated to build software influencing millions of users. If you are someone who loves video domain software development, then this is an ideal role for you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Understand and implement the best engineering practices to write well constructed and easy to maintain code, and write defensive and robust tests
  • Improve the Video workflow including transcoding, packaging, and publishing; implement scalable and robust video processing pipelines
  • Design well-architected solutions and build iteratively into systems while maintaining the best agile practices
  • Connect with peers and managers and present views and opinions clearly
  • Collaborate with team to solve Hulu problems in innovative new ways

WHAT TO BRING

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of software development experience, and proficiency in Python, C, or similar
  • Expertise with core Computer Science fundamentals, including Object-Oriented programming, data structures, and algorithms
  • Fundamental understanding of databases and microservices
  • A desire to relentlessly dive into problems and improve systems

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Video domain knowledge(DASH, HLS, FFmpeg, etc.)
  • Experience in workflow development
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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.

Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows,
Hulu embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. Hulu is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process.

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