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Lead Software Engineer

Full-Time at Hulu Santa Monica, Hulu New York, Hulu San Francisco, Hulu Seattle Req ID: P007164-R0010304

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

The Experience Orchestration Services team builds the APIs that deliver the content discovery experience for all Hulu clients. We implement reliable, high-traffic services that power Hulu's user experiences, across web, mobile, and living room devices. We are looking for a software engineer who wants to build and operate these critical services that support all Hulu users!

Our team is fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative and fun, and looking forward to finding out more about you.

Are you looking for an incredible work culture where you can work on new advancing technologies in the streaming space?

What you’ll do

We are seeking a group of hardworking group of engineers to be a part of crafting systems that orchestrate and deliver data at scale - ultimately powering Hulu clients running on smart TVs, smartphones, gaming consoles, FireTV, Apple TV, Roku, and others.

We are passionate about highly available service - just like you! You'll apply your experience with database technologies to construct distributed, large-scale services.

What to bring

  • 5+ years of related experience crafting large-scale, highly available Java services utilizing various database and messaging technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in Java and other object-oriented languages, and a strong grasp of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, databases, etc.)
  • Experience using source control systems and CI/CD pipelines.
  • An ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Champion cross-team projects.
  • A broad perspective on problem solving.
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to share your knowledge with team members and others at Hulu.

Nice to have

  • Experience building solutions that utilize NoSQL databases and distributed caching technologies.
  • Experience deploying and scaling within a cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience directly managing and mentoring a team.

Our Hiring Process

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    They will also be ready to answer all of your questions about Hulu and the role. If you aren't a fit this time, keep an eye on our open roles for the next opportunity that might be a match.

  • Meet the team

    Log on and meet the team virtually. With Hulu focused on keeping candidates and employees safe, we are conducting all interviews through video conferencing technology, and we are leveraging digital collaborative tools to ensure the experience is thorough and positive.
    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.

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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