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Senior Software Engineer

Full-Time at Hulu Santa Monica, Hulu New York, Hulu Chicago, Hulu Seattle, Hulu San Antonio Req ID: P006464-R0009411

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 Database Engineering team is seeking a motivated Senior Software Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. Our team is responsible for building and improving platform-like capabilities, using managed systems as the base layer, for application runtime needs such as data storage, messaging, lambda functions, and feature-flagging to name a few. We are responsible for powering all of Hulu’s backend systems from live video delivery to login and billing, serving tens of millions of customers, with aspirations to grow to hundreds of millions.

The right person for this role is passionate about building systems that are optimized for scalability, efficiency, reliability, and uptime. If you are someone who gets excited with sub-millisecond service response time and has experience building fault-tolerant systems at scale, then this is an excellent role for you. Come join our team and help create amazing application runtime platforms while revolutionizing streaming TV!

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Build and manage code in AWS using Terraform.
  • Assist with strategy and execution of migration from on-prem databases to AWS managed solutions.
  • Help define standards, query tuning and suggest best practices for using databases efficiently at scale.
  • Standardize and streamline our database infrastructure, focusing on automation and building things the right way rather than the fast way.
  • Assist with operating MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, and Cassandra clusters using in-house-built DBaaS platforms.
  • Assist with implementation of SOX internal controls.

WHAT TO BRING

  • In-depth knowledge of two or more of these database solutions, DynamoDB, MySQL/Aurora, Redis Elasticache, MongoDB, Cassandra.
  • Shell Scripting (essential), Python (extremely good to have), Java (good to have)

Expertise with core database modeling fundamentals, database optimization, and database architecture.Hulu’s Database Engineering team is seeking a motivated Senior Software Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. Our team is responsible for building and improving platform-like capabilities, using managed systems as the base layer, for application runtime needs such as data storage, messaging, lambda functions, and feature-flagging to name a few. We are responsible for powering all of Hulu’s backend systems from live video delivery to login and billing, serving tens of millions of customers, with aspirations to grow to hundreds of millions.

The right person for this role is passionate about building systems that are optimized for scalability, efficiency, reliability, and uptime. If you are someone who gets excited with sub-millisecond service response time and has experience building fault-tolerant systems at scale, then this is an excellent role for you. Come join our team and help create amazing application runtime platforms while revolutionizing streaming TV!

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    The video interview is typically the final stage of the process and your chance to leave a lasting impression through your enthusiasm, preparation, abilities, and resume.

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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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