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Senior Software Developer - Apple Playback

Full-Time at Hulu Seattle

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 TV destination that seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious smart, intense curiosity and determination to be the best. Come be part of the team that’s powering play.

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Apple Playback team is seeking a Senior Software Developer who will be an exceptional addition to our team. As a Senior Software Developer at Hulu, you will contribute to building our iOS and tvOS applications for the App Store, as well as helping to provide technical guidance and sharing of knowledge to other members of the team. The right person for this role can continuously learn and improve to deliver high-quality testable code; while working closely with our product and design teams to deliver a delightful experience to Hulu’s viewers. If you are someone who is excited about making an impact in the Video Streaming space and is passionate about code, then this is a great role for you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Build features for both iOS and tvOS in Swift.
  • Maintain a high level of code quality with each feature delivery by including unit and integration tests.
  • Regularly review code from peers and provide technical guidance on architecture for continuous improvements and shared knowledge.
  • Include metrics with every feature designed to measure business goals and advise future improvements.
  • Collaborate with other client platform teams to ensure a great user experience for all Hulu viewers.
  • Specialize in Apple frameworks such as AVKit to build a world-class application.

WHAT TO BRING

  • A desire to learn and grow with the team, while also sharing your own insights.
  • You have 5+ years of confirmed experience in iOS software development.
  • You have 2+ years of experience in using Swift.
  • Can demonstrate an understanding in Computer Science fundamentals.
  • An understanding of the benefits of using different design patterns, such as MVC or MVVM.
  • You have proven experience in agile processes to help the team be effective and efficient.
  • A strong desire to establish and maintain quality code and features.

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience with Apple’s AVKit framework and HLS.
  • Experience or interest in Test Driven Development.
  • Experience or interest in Paired Programming.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or 3+ years of equivalent industry experience.

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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