Senior Software Developer - Big Data

Data & Analytics | Santa Monica, CA | Full-Time

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 smarts, intense curiosity and determination to be the best.  Come be part of the team that’s powering play.


Hulu's Big Data Platform team is seeking a Senior Software Developer who will be an extraordinary addition to our growing team. As a Senior Software Developer at Hulu, you will build our next-generation data analytics platform utilizing most advanced big data technologies. You should be willing to go to the depths to tackle complex problems and have the curiosity to explore and learn new technologies for innovative solutions. If you are someone who enjoys answering the difficult data questions and enjoy the start-up play hard/work hard environment, then this is a great role for you.


  • Design, architect, develop, scale, and improve the big data platform for the entirety of Hulu
  • Implement solutions using cutting-edge technologies like spark on Hadoop/HBase/Hive and help to give back to the open source community
  • Invent novel solutions to challenging technical problems, introduce new technologies
  • Diagnose and debug issues in production environments
  • Collaborate with researchers, program managers, and product designers in an open, creative environment


  • Strong programming (Scala/Java) and shell scripting skills
  • Experience with real-time processing technologies like Spark/Storm/Flink
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of meaningful industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of data architecture and data-warehousing concepts
  • Independent, ambitious, highly technical, and capable of committing to results under pressure and ambiguity
  • Experience with Hadoop/HBase/Hive


  • Experience of administering Hadoop cluster
  • Experience with Couchbase/MemSQL


Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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