Engineering Manager - Cloud DVR

Technology | Santa Monica, CA | Full-Time

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.


Hulu’s Cloud DVR team is seeking an Engineering Manager who will be an exceptional addition to our technology team. The team is responsible for building the services that power the Cloud DVR product at Hulu. If you are someone who loves simple, performant solutions to challenging problems and is looking for a role that has significant growth potential, then this is a great role for you. You will have strong software design and development skills, and a solid understanding of distributed systems design and architecture. You will be able to translate high-level business requirements into scalable software solutions and drive complex software projects from inception to delivery. This leader will have strong communication skills, both within engineering teams and with partners across the business. Finally, this person will be passionate about career development and have a strong track record of attracting, hiring, and developing top-tier engineering talent. If you get excited with sub-millisecond service response time and building fault-tolerant systems at data center level, love to know all the new NoSql, SQL and big data technologies, then this is a phenomenal opportunity for you.


  • Build a world-class software development team through a combination of training, career development, recruiting, and process improvement
  • Define and lead the adoption of best practices and processes.
  • Collaborate efficiently with PM and other developers to build datastores as a service to power our next generation video services.
  • Collaborate with senior internal team members and external stakeholders to gather requirements and drive implementation.
  • Experiment with new technologies to make sure we can scale for the future.


  • Demonstrated ability to attract talent, build teams and have fun.
  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience; 3 years of management experience
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-throughput web application
  • Strong passion about automation, testing, and code quality.
  • Great communication and collaboration skills and a team-focused approach towards software development
  • Strong proficiency in at least one widely used server-side programming language (Java, C#, Python, etc.)


  • Previous experience developing highly scalable and distributed systems
  • Experience working in a mix of Cloud and Enterprise data center environments
  • MySQL, NoSQL and Redis experience


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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