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Software Development Engineer in Test - Subscription Lifecycle

Full-Time at Hulu Santa Monica

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 Subscription Lifecycle team is seeking a Software Development Engineer in Test who will be an extraordinary addition to our team! As an SDET at Hulu, you will be the domain expert in the backend services that power subscriptions, promotions, partnerships, invoicing, entitlements, payments, and accounting, and you will play an integral role in defining test strategies, building test automation, investigating/reporting issues, and collaborating across the Engineering team to release quality software with high confidence in the pursuit of delighting our subscribers. You will setup test automation frameworks and engineer efficient, scalable, and maintainable test infrastructure. You are experienced applying software engineering best practices and agile approaches. The right person has a strong attention to detail, is intellectually curious, takes accountability for the definition and delivery of high quality work, demonstrates a strong sense of collaboration in their work and professional relationships, clearly and thoughtfully communicates in their areas of expertise, identifies problems and acts strategically to craft a solution, and empathizes with and advocates for the needs of customers. If you are someone who effectively moves between high-level concepts and low-level execution, then this is a great role for you!

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Collaborate daily with software developers, product owners, and program managers to define requirements and ensure testability
  • Develop scalable automated testing strategies and coordinate feedback from your collaborators
  • Define/implement/maintain test automation for the Subscription Lifecycle team
  • Introduce effective quality methodologies to the Subscription Lifecycle team and expand/improve existing automation
  • Collaborate closely with partner teams to understand upstream/downstream dependencies and to facilitate development of integration/end-to-end tests
  • Contribute to the release process for the Subscription Lifecycle team
  • Diagnose/debug/perform root cause analysis for issues in production/test environments, report defects, champion/drive/advocate for their resolution, and provide visibility/transparency into the value of your work
  • Propose regression tests to discover recurring issues and drive the tests to “automation complete”
  • Create/maintain test data for automated testing
  • Identify and drive improvements in engineering methodologies to ensure industry-leading system quality and team efficiency

WHAT TO BRING

  • Bachelor’s degree or the foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related field plus 4 years of progressive experience in a software testing (SDET) and/or software development (SDE) occupation, including automated/manual testing of backend services and REST APIs
  • Proficient programming with Java, Python, C#, Kotlin, Scala, or similar
  • Experience with backend test automation frameworks (E.g. REST Assured, Karate, pytest, etc.)
  • Proficient with version control software (E.g. GitHub) and issue/project tracking software (E.g. Jira)
  • Proficient with software development/debugging tools (E.g. Postman, curl, Chrome dev tools)
  • Highly experienced in defining/executing/maintaining test cases and experience with building out test plans for backend services
  • Experience developing performance and reliability test automation coverage (E.g. Gatling, JMeter, or similar)
  • Experience with SQL queries, stored procedures, and data analysis/validation
  • Some experience with Jenkins or similar build tools
  • Experience with test suite/case/run management tools (E.g. qTest, TestRail, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of quality-related agile methodologies and tools and validated experience using both during the SDLC
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (E.g. whiteboarding/diagramming system behavior)
  • Proven experience demonstrating analytical skills, reporting, leadership, customer focus, and collaboration

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker, and continuous integration/delivery systems
  • Experience writing Gherkin Syntax to facilitate the development of automated test scenarios
  • Experience developing advanced mocking mechanisms (E.g. rule-based proxies and dummy-services)
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley controls

*LI-AS1

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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