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Senior Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10012416 Location New York, United States / New York, New York, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 08, 2022 Flex Type Remote

- This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

Job Summary:

Job Summary:

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.

Hulu’s Developer Success team, part of our larger Observability organization, is seeking a motivated Senior Software Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. Our team is responsible for building out new tooling and processes on top of our Observability Platform to support our diverse dev teams and business needs. The team also works closely with the other Observability org teams to provide platform developer support, develop new observability standards, and provide documentation and training to empower our internal users.

The right person for this role is passionate about building systems that are optimized for observability, scalability, efficiency, and reliability. If you are someone who gets excited by distributed tracing or has a passion for good DevOps practices and excellent documentation, then this is an excellent role for you. Come join our team and help build our amazing Observability platform while revolutionizing streaming TV!


  • Support and utilize DataDog at a sophisticated level.
  • Engage with product development teams to support their needs.
  • Build observability standards that encompass varied use cases in order to empower the platform to benefit as many users as possible.
  • Develop and maintain internal tooling and glue that powers our platform
  • Proactively watch the latest industry trends and stay up-to-date on the cutting-edge technologies, to help keep Hulu a leader in the field.
  • Have a lot of fun!

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software development experience designing and building scalable, fault-tolerant, high-uptime distributed systems from the ground up.
  • 5+ years of Application Observability experience including APM, custom metrics, tracing, and logging - Datadog experience a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a team-focused approach towards software development.
  • Strong proficiency in several widely used server-side programming languages, especially Golang, Python, and Java.
  • Native to Linux, cloud, containerization, and infrastructure as code - AWS, Kubernetes, and Terraform preferred.
  • Strong passion for automation, testing, and code quality.
  • Motivation to take initiative and own projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some familiarity with a wide range of programming languages, frameworks, and programming styles will be helpful when engaging with our diverse teams and codebases. Common programming languages in use here include Python, Ruby, Golang, Java, Scala, Javascript, and Typescript.
  • Some experience with working with React and Javascript-based dashboards.
  • Experience working in a mix of AWS and Enterprise data center environments (hybrid cloud).
  • Experience working with large-scale real-time systems.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $117,752 to $157,960 per year, however, base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Hulu, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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