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Software Developer - Client Playback

Beijing, Mainland China

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Job ID oxHnefwz Location Beijing, Mainland China Business Hulu Date posted Mar. 29, 2021

Job Summary:


Hulu’s Client Playback Platform team is seeking a Software Developer who will be an outstanding addition to our team. As a member of our team, you will be working on media streaming playback, quality analysis and improvement for browser-based Hulu client apps. And you will collaborate closely with tens of front-end, back-end, research teams in Beijing and US. If you are someone who enjoys working on projects that have millions of customers and enjoys having direct impact on their experiences, then this is a great role for you.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and enhance our streaming media player for all web-based device platforms.
  • Resolve complex technical issues and drive innovation in the whole playback experience.
  • Collaborate with variant teams to deliver player features and improve playback quality.
  • Maintain best practices for software development and documentation, make sure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work on schedules.

What to bring

  • 4+ years experience as a developer and strong programming skills.
  • Experience with JavaScript, better with ES6.
  • Knowledge of the media and adaptive streaming stack, like DASH, HLS, fMP4.
  • Good communication, fluent English both verbal and oral.
  • Great collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.


  • Experience with video players or media framework
  • Experience with Web media playback, like MSE/EME, HtmlMediaElement
  • Experience with Java or Kotlin.
  • Experience with DRM technologies like Playready or Widevine.
  • Experience working with Web develop tools, like webpack, babel, npm.

About Hulu:

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.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Hulu.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, family status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, nationality/ethnicity, migrant worker status, carrier of infectious diseases status, or any other category of persons to the extent provided by law. This policy extends, but is not limited, to recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, rate of pay, and other forms of compensation, education, and training.

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