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Architect - Ad Intelligence, Beijing

Job typeFull Time
Job Summary:


Viewer-first advertising is a strategic imperative for Hulu and Disney. The Beijing Ad Intelligence team's mission is to transform advertising and Disney's Ad platform with data and AI across TV and streaming video. We build services, data platform and optimization engines for every aspect of advertising lifecycle. Our tenant is a strong cross-function team covering tech spectrums ranging from machine learning, bigdata, microservices to data applications. Our team is seeking a software architect who will be an outstanding addition and driving architecture and design of high-available and high-concurrent microservices and bigdata platform. The right person for this role should be experienced on data technologies, and crafting implementation for either full stack components, or data platforms. If you are someone who is proactive, inquisitive, and innovative in either these domains, this is a phenomenal role for you!


  • Design architectures of data platforms and applications to power advertising planning, operation, and reporting with measurements and data intelligence
  • Lead to scale up microservices for advertising targeting, decisioning and personalization with high availability and low latency
  • Direct engineering teams on Proof of Concepts and technical assessment, and make decisions for critical cross-component architecture design
  • Establish repeatable design patterns to ensure consistent product solution and smooth evolution for changing business needs
  • Own architecture guidelines and principles, and guide developers toward a common methodology and shared technology platform
  • Drive ground-breaking innovation, apply the state-of-the-art technologies, and develop technology stack roadmap
  • Collaborate with program managers, product managers, developers, and researchers in an open and innovative environment
  • Mentor and coach senior developers and engineering leads


  • MS or PhD in computer science, EE or other quantitative subject area.
  • 10+ years of professional programming in Scala, Java, Python, and etc.
  • 6+ years of proven track record with bigdata ecosystems e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Presto, Druid, MemSQL, Airflow, Kafka, Nifi and etc.
  • 5+ years of design experience of building highly available and scalable services for on-prem and on-cloud deployments with Docker, AWS, Terraform, Spinnaker, K8S, Spring Boot, and etc.
  • Adept in at least one widely used Web framework (React.js, Vue.js, Angular, etc.) and good knowledge of Web stack HTML, CSS, Webpack
  • Proven understanding of systems, application design and architecture
  • Experience with processing large amount of data at petabyte level
  • Being energetic, forward-thinking, creative, and risk-taking
  • Passion about technology, and openness to interdisciplinary work
  • Excellent influential capability, and proficiency in written and oral English communication


  • Experience in digital video advertising or digital marketing domain
  • Experience with audience segmentation, operational data store, and BI
  • Experience of leading architecture design for products from 0 to 1 and growing from 1 to 100

About Hulu:

Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we're looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hulu, LLC , which is part of a business segment we call Hulu .

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, family status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, nationality/ethnicity, migrant worker status, carrier of infectious diseases status, or any other category of persons to the extent provided by law. This policy extends, but is not limited, to recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, rate of pay, and other forms of compensation, education, and training.

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