Senior Researcher - Data Science

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

Travel Required: Yes | People Manager: No

Hulu is the leading premium streaming TV service in US with over 12 million users. We create amazing experiences and strive to be 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 the next generation TV.


Hulu’s Data Science team is seeking a Senior Researcher who will analyze our rich data coming from our users and products, utilizing machine learning, statistical modeling, and analysis technologies, to generate actionable insights that influence our products and strategy. The right person for this role is keen to solving unknown problems, inquisitive and innovative on data analysis. If you are someone who is self-motivated, passionate about the research of this domain, this is a great role for you.


Apply state of the art machine learning, statistics or data mining in a variety of areas, such as customer analysis, content valuation, and text mining
Invent and fast iterate on novel solutions to challenging data related problems
Develop scalable and efficient methods for large-scale data analysis and model development
Collaborate with developers, program managers, and product managers in an open, creative environment
Coach and provide research and system guidance to junior researchers on a variety of data related research areas


MS or Ph.D. in computer science, EE or other quantitative disciplines
4+ years of working experience in large-scale machine learning, user behavior analysis, text mining in leading internet companies.
Experience in data science is highly preferred
Familiarity with Java, Python, C/C++ or any other OOP language
Proven track record of thriving in a fast-paced, data-driven, collaborative and iterative applied research environment
Outstanding research track record in the areas of machine learning, data mining, or statistical modeling, with evidence through publications in renowned journals, conferences
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Chinese Mandarin proficiency is required

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