Senior Software Development Lead - VOD Pipeline

Technology | Beijing, P.R. China | Full-Time

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


The VOD Pipeline team is responsible for building and operating a large scale distributed system to handle Video-On-Demand (VOD) business in Hulu. This team is seeking for a senior software developer lead who is a passionate video technology pioneer, a practical programmer and a problem solver, and always be intellectually curious and innovative. If you are someone who wants to play a key role in creating world-class video streaming experience, this will be a great opportunity for you


  • Lead a team of software developers to design and implement Hulu Video On Demand (VOD) pipeline, including video ingestion, transcoding and publishing
  • Diagnose and debug video issues in production environment
  • Bring cutting-edge video industry technology and knowledge to the team
  • Improve playback performance, scalability and stability
  • Collaborate with other teams and satisfy cross-team requirements
  • Invent novel solutions to challenging technical problems


  • BS or MS degree in CS related major
  • 3+ years of experience in software development at video industry (backend)
  • 1+ years of experience as team lead
  • Strong knowledge of backend development (java, c++, golang)
  • Strong knowledge of coding, data structure and algorithm
  • Experience in developing large-scale software systems
  • Experience in distribution system, message queue and NoSQL
  • Strong passion and motivation for video technology
  • Ability to work with product manager
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Contribution for video standard is a plus
  • Video Research background is a plus


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