Software Developer - Content Platform Tools & Automation

Technology | Seattle, WA | Full-Time

Travel Required: No | People Manager: No

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 Content Platform team is seeking a Software Developer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. Content is core to Hulu's business and success. At Hulu, we use technology to build lasting, large-scale solutions to power a service used by tens of millions of people, accessing videos across many devices. The Content Platform Tools and Automation team is responsible for building comprehensive monitoring and automation tools, weaving through the entire content ingestion and delivery pipeline to keep the critical web services that support our users running and easy to oversee. Our team is a great place for a developer who enjoys working with the complexity of backend systems, but also wants to create visible experiences that make an impact.


  • Design and build monitoring services and APIs across many parts of the Hulu content platform
  • Collaborate with technology and operations teams across Hulu to investigate a wide variety of existing systems
  • Architect and build towards a unified set of tools that will be used Hulu-wide on a daily basis
  • Develop automation tools that handle a variety of input and output requirements to introduce system self-healing
  • Work with a homegrown content management system, content ingestion systems and APIs and publishing tools and workflows


  • 3+ years of experience writing and shipping code
  • A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, databases)
  • Passion for creating predictable, adaptable and practical interfaces in all parts of the stack
  • Ability to work independently, but know when to ask for help or clarification
  • Understanding of large scale distributed systems and technologies
  • Excitement for creating great user experiences for a technical audience
  • Constant interest in better ways to solve problems
  • Java, Python or strong knowledge of other Object-Oriented Languages


  • Experience building internal tools, monitoring and automation for distributed high throughput servicesWe 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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