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Senior Database Engineer Hulu
Santa Monica, CA

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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.


Hulu's Database Operations team is seeking a Sr. Database Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. As a Senior Database Engineer at Hulu, you will build high-performance and scalable datastores that power all of Hulu's backends. The ideal candidate should demonstrate superb technical competency in delivering mission-critical database platforms and services while ensuring the highest levels of scalability, availability, performance, and security. If you are someone who strives for operational excellence and gets excited about building fault-tolerant performant database platforms, then this is a great role for you.


* Design, implement and manage database infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud.
* Collaborate with developers, network/system engineers, vendors, and support staff in an open and creative environment.
* Establish relationships with internal customers and team members to drive collaboration.
* Participate in a 24x7 on-call support rotation.


* 7+ years of experience building and supporting highly available database platforms and services at scale in a fast-paced environment.
* Proficient in two or more of the following database technologies, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, SqlServer.
* Experience in performance tuning and optimization using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
* Proficient at scripting in at least one common scripting language.
* Experience supporting managed database solutions (AWS RDS).
* Experience building/managing database platforms through Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
* Strong working knowledge of HA/DR best practice architecture.
* Strong documentation/training/communication skills.


* Experience operating under SOX/PCI/PII governance
* Experience with Cassandra, Redis and/or Elastic Cache.
* `Python proficiency

About Hulu

hulu is an online video service offering hit shows, movies and documentaries through its website and other destination sites.

5000 employees

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