Software Developer - Ad Applications

  • Hulu
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Feb 23, 2020

Job Description

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 runs one of the largest video ad serving systems on the Internet, with thousands of advertisers and over a billion ads served per month. Before being served to a Hulu viewer, each one of these ads goes through a sophisticated workflow involving sales and planning, targeting, trafficking, and quality control, to deliver maximum value to our advertisers while maintaining an engaging overall experience for Hulu viewers. The Ad Applications team specializes in building the tools, APIs and workflows to facilitate onboarding advertisers. We utilize a diverse array of languages and frameworks take on problems ranging from predicting traffic patterns and advertising inventory to building custom innovative advertising formats. WHAT YOU’LL DO Build robust and scalable micro-services End to end ownership of backend services: Ideate, review design, build, code-review, test, load-test, launch, monitor performance Work with product team to translate requirements into well-defined technical implementation Analyze opportunities to better scale our integration layer with our partners and to provide a high quality user experience to our viewers Build, monitor, and scale complex systems that juggle different areas of business logic quickly and reliably WHAT TO BRING BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering 1-5 years of relevant software engineering experience Strong analytical skills Strong programming (Java/C++ or other related programming languages) and scripting skills Great communication, collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic Strive for excellence Experience with relational databases such as MySQL/Postgres NICE-TO-HAVES AWS Experience with non-relational database technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB) Experience with Redis and/or MemCache LI-AL2