Senior Technical Program Manager - Living Room Platform

Technology | Seattle, WA | 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 smart, intense curiosity and determination to be the best.  Come be part of the team that’s powering play.

SUMMARY

Hulu is seeking a Senior Technical Program Manager who will be an exceptional addition to our growing Living Room Platform Engineering team. This team creates the underlying platform that supports Hulu applications on Xbox, PlayStation, Fire TV, smart TVs, and many others. As a Technical Program Manager at Hulu, you will partner with Product Management to understand the business and product needs, translate those needs to engineering requirements, and work with all impacted teams and external partners to ensure a successful launch of the product or feature. The right person for this role is fluent in both technology and the language of product, marketing, and advertising. You will need to move and adapt quickly as needs change. You are expected to always maintain a pulse on development progress and manage the inevitable change over the lifecycle of a project so that deadlines are met with great products and happy team members. If you are someone who thrives in a collaborative environment, jumps at the opportunity to work on impactful and complex problems, and constantly seeks out new challenges, then this is a great role for you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Drive, deliver, and evolve the platform that powers Hulu’s Living Room applications along with your engineering team
  • Work closely with Hulu’s device manufacturer partners on a deeply technical level, troubleshooting issues at the intersection of device firmware and Hulu’s platform together with external engineering contacts
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to understand the roadmap for the Hulu experience and identify the necessary platform investments to support this roadmap
  • Scope projects into manageable chunks that enable us to quickly and efficiently release products
  • Work with multiple engineering teams to track progress for large initiatives related to your projects in a manner easily consumable by all stakeholders
  • Communicate with team members regarding the delivery status, dependencies, and risks against agreed objectives
  • Work in an environment with regularly shifting priorities and take a level-headed approach to incorporating new work into an existing plan
  • Understand the fundamentals of Hulu’s business and their interplay with development priorities to reduce delay in discussions amongst interested parties

WHAT TO BRING

  • 7+ years of experience in software program management
  • Experience working with a broad set of internal/external partner teams
  • Solid understanding of systems architecture, design, and implementation
  • Ability to proactively identify dependencies/risks and work with your engineering counterparts to mitigate these
  • Comfortable interacting with a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience with graphics rendering, audio/video rendering/decoding, and web architectures
  • Experience shipping applications for Xbox, PlayStation, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, or similar devices
  • Familiarity with building software for the TV/movie/video streaming industry
  • Background in Scaled Agile software development, or in coordinating multi-team Agile releases

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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