Senior Software Developer - Identity Management

Software Development Beijing, China



Hulu’s Identity Management Team is seeking a Lead Software Developer who will be an exceptional addition to our engineering team.  As a Lead Software Developer at Hulu, you will be the full stack expert working from the UX to the data storage in the authentication and authorization domain. Your primary responsibility is building out complete first-party and federated login solutions to protect our viewers from unauthorized access, designing defense-in-depth architecture to protect Hulu from internal and external threats, advocating security best practices in the development organization, and serving as a subject matter expert for other teams in building solid and secure services. You will work with all facets of Hulu including the product, user experience, design and program management teams to build out the right services and tools to keep Hulu safe from threats on the inside and the outside.  The right person for this role is a passionate technology pioneer, a practical programmer and an inquisitive explorer - a person who can envision the technologies we need tomorrow and define the path to get there from today.  If you are someone who thrives in a team environment and gains personal satisfaction when sharing knowledge and partnering with teams across Hulu, then this is the perfect role for you.


  • Architect, design, and implement the services to enhance Hulu’s capability in combating internal and external threats
  • Identify weaknesses and gaps in the current architecture and drive resolutions across the Hulu technology organization
  • Establish and drive engineering best practices around agile and quality-focused development with a focus on security
  • Recruit, hire, and mentor developers



  • BS, MS, PHD degree in CS related major
  • 7+ years working experience on software development, at least 3+ years experience in building internet-facing consumer services
  • Strong knowledge of backend technologies (web APIs, microservices, caching systems, database designs)
  • Expert knowledge in at least one internet-class development language: Java, Scala
  • Independent, energetic, highly technical, and thrives under pressure and ambiguity
  • Strong advocate of software engineering practices and agile approaches
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skill in English and Mandarin Chinese



  • Familiar with Scala and functional programming, good at web framework Play/Http4S and have experience on the libraries of Cats/Cats Effect
  • Has performed threat modeling on large scale internet-facing services
  • Development experience on cloud like AWS
  • Familiar with container technology like K8s
  • Knowledge of OWASP best practices, OAuth2, SAML
  • Additional backend experiences for SQL/NoSQL, Nginx, Message Queues