Senior Software Development Lead - Web

Technology | Santa Monica, CA | Full-Time

Travel Required: No | People Manager: Yes

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.


Hulu’s web development team is seeking an engineering manager who will be an exceptional addition to our technology team. As an engineering manager at Hulu, you will help define and build best-in-class user experiences with cutting edge technology while coaching and mentoring those around you. The right person for this role is highly motivated, collaborative, and technical, with the ability to coordinate across teams and empower both themselves and others in striving for and achieving excellence. If you are someone who is passionate about entertainment and technology, and interested in redefining the future of television, then this is a great role for you!


  • Cultivate, coach, and mentor a team of software developers focused on best-in-class user experience
  • Collaborate with product, design, and business stakeholders to manage both feature and technology roadmaps
  • Work closely with product management to help scope features, identify potential trade-offs, and ensure we’re building the right thing for both our customers and internal stakeholders
  • Constantly raise the bar on quality and best practices, relentlessly pursue better ways, and educate and empower others to make forward-thinking technical decisions that scale
  • Design and build high-performance scalable systems and experiences on the web
  • Drive long term technical vision and goals while fostering and maintaining an environment that allows developers and teams to quickly iterate and ship product


  • 5+ years of experience developing full stack web applications
  • 2+ years of experience leading and managing a team of software developers
  • Proven track record of shipping several large-scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Strong coding abilities and architectural knowledge as it pertains to large, highly performant web applications
  • Extensive experience in both frontend and backend system design and architecture
  • Extensive experience in mobile web development, responsive web design, and progressive web apps
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing, virtualization, containers, and infrastructure orchestration and developer experience
  • Deep technical understanding of the web and its inner workings, from client-side frontend development to networking
  • Champion of automation, testing, and continuous integration and deployment as part of the software development lifecycle
  • Passion for performance: data-driven optimization and decision making through monitoring and measurement
  • Experience with Scrum and Agile processes and practices


  • Entertainment industry experience: tv, film, and/or video games
  • Experience with video streaming technology and platforms
  • Static site generation and API driven headless CMS solutions
  • Familiarity with the architecture of single page application development using tools like React, Vue, Mithril, etc
  • Experience with performance monitoring tools and dashboards using tools like New Relic, Datadog, Grafana, etc
  • Cross-platform web development outside of the traditional browser: ReactNative, Electron, Weex, NativeScript, etc

    We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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