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Engineering Manager

Santa Monica, California, United States

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Job ID oAlMefwF Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Hulu Date posted Feb. 27, 2021

Job Summary:


Hulu’s Business Technology group is seeking a motivated Senior Software Engineering Lead to define, develop, and deliver a series of systems that drive our daily operations. Focused on advertising delivery and content usage, these highly complex systems are the lifeline of Hulu.

The initiatives are exciting involving full-stack development, big data, sophisticated business rules, and diverse user groups. As the lead engineer you will offer insights on new technologies and architecture, proven methods for software development, and strategies for problem-solving, and tips and tricks for managing these initiatives.

The right person for this role will be a balance of teacher and doer, helping the team define goals and roadmaps, organize and plan the work involved, and monitor progress. Above all else, you are expected to lead with vision, plan with foresight, execute with precision, and handle change with grace.


  • Lead a full-stack software engineering team building web-based applications that support business operations with local and off-shore team members
  • Perform hands-on coding using ReactJS/TypeScript for font-end and Python for back-end
  • Lead discussions with product team to understand features and guide technical design
  • Participate in to all aspects of the software lifecycle: design, experimentation, implementation and testing.
  • Coach and mentor engineers on the team to ensure that all software utilizes Hulu and industry standard methodologies
  • Collaborate efficiently with product management, technical program management, operations, and other engineering teams to capture requirements, drive implementation, and provide transparency


  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Expertise in building REST APIs in Python for backend services
  • Expertise in SQL & database modeling for RDBMS/NoSQL databases
  • Working knowledge in ReactJS/TypeScript for front-end development
  • Experience in leading development teams and mentoring individuals
  • Proficient in complex, distributed, microservice web architectures
  • Proficient with build and deploy applications such as Docker containers on AWS
  • Strong knowledge of software engineer processes (CI/CD, Git, Jenkins)


  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with data engineering tools such as Airflow and Spark

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.

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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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