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FOUNDED
2015
TYPE
Product
SIZE
500-1000
STAGE
Profitable
Why join us

Hotstar - Watch free online streaming of your favourite TV serials & movies - Hindi, Tamil, Bengali & more with Live cricket streaming & highlights at India's one-stop destination for TV online.

 

Hotstar is India’s largest premium streaming platform with more than 100,000 hours of drama and movies in 17 languages, and coverage of every major global sporting event.

Jobs at Hotstar

Engineering Management
Engineering Manager
Engineering Head
Director of Engineering
VP of Engineering
Tech Lead
Technical Lead
Technical Head
Technical Manager
Software Engineering Manager
Java
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Remote, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad
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15 - 25 yrs
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₹150L - ₹400L / yr (ESOP available)

VP Engineering

BANGALORE, KARNATAKA / 1. ENGINEERING – LEADERSHIP / FULL TIME

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribuon (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercializaon teams together into one global organizaon. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribuon, network and engineering operaons, sales, adversing, data, and certain key technology funcons worldwide for the Company’s content engines. DMED also manages operaons of the Company’s streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ Hotstar; and domesc broadcast and cable television networks.

Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video plaorm in the country, reaching over 300 million users today. We have set a number of world records along the way - including for the highest concurrent viewership at 25.3 million during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Disney+ Hotstar today is the one-stop desnaon for all your entertainment needs - from Live Sports, Indian and Internaonal Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Naonal Geographic and Disney+ Originals. We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us.

About the Team

In this role, you will build large distributed systems to process and stream video at scale and drive all user aspects. As a VP for the team, you will develop plaorms and tools that deliver personalized recommendaons to 500+ million users. You will work on building storage soluons and microservices that serve recommendaons at a rate of few 100K requests per second. You

21/05/2021 Disney+ Hotstar - VP Engineering

will develop tools that serve recommendaons to our users in real-me. You will work closely with our product team to build new and compelling experiences for our customers!

The pace of our growth is incredible – if you want to tackle hard and interesng problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Your Key Responsibilies

Responsible for the overall soware development life cycle.

Management and execuon against project plans and delivery commitments

Manage the day-to-day acvies of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.

Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, enhancing, and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team.

Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach.

Contribute substanally to innovaon and overcome technology limitaons to deliver on customer experience.

Report on the status of development, quality, operaons, and system performance to management.

What to Bring

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

14+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interacve consumer applicaons

Proficient with either Java or GoLang

7+ years of experience in soware development with strong experse in Java with micro web frameworks – like Play, Spring MVC, reacve programming

At least 5 years managing soware development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience

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Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring(New Relic, statsd, graphite), fault tolerance and metrics

Experience with MySQL, NoSQL (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB) Experience/Knowledge of Nelix OSS.
Experience in server-side services using ElascSearch, Kaa Experience with AWS stack.

Experience with CI/CD processes.

A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-funconal, projects and bringing in and growing engineering talent

Excellent wrien and verbal communicaon skills with the ability to present complex technical informaon clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.

An entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong programming and product management skills

Our Values

- Audacity
- Self-Awareness - Ownership
- Bias for Acon
- Collaboraon
- Radical Candour - Inclusivity
- Mentorship

The Perks

- The glory. Almost too much responsibility. - No dress code. Unlimited leave.
- A fun-life balance.
- A cket on our rocket ship to the moon.

Who we are as an employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideraon for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, naonal origin, gender identy,

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disability, protected veteran status, or any other characterisc protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Who we are as a company

We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to desnaon for over 300 million users for everything from Live Sports, Indian and Internaonal Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Naonal Geographic and Disney+ originals. Our mission is to revoluonize internet entertainment through smart personalizaon, and by building a global video plaorm that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world.

Job posted by
Harish Joshi

Senior Software Engineer - Messaging Infrastructure

at Hotstar

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  500-1000 employees  •  Profitable
Java
Data Structures
Algorithms
Erlang
Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
Go Programming (Golang)
Design patterns
C++
C
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), NCR (Delhi | Gurgaon | Noida)
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1 - 8 yrs
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₹20L - ₹40L / yr
At Hotstar, we have over 350 million users on Play Store & capture close to a billion clickstream messages daily. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of the action and is responsible for creating the unmatchable user experience. Our engineers solve real-life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers. As an engineer in the Data Products team, you will be responsible for building products, using data, that solve business and engineering use-cases for the company. In this role, you will be building a pub-sub infrastructure for Hotstar that will support 20 million concurrent clients. You will work on protocols such as: MQTT, WebSockets, technologies such as: Apache Kafka, Apache Spark and, databases such as Cassandra, Redshift to build a scalable and real-time pub-sub infrastructure. The pace of our growth is incredible. If you enjoy working on problems at scale and if you want to build our platform, join us! Key Responsibilities • Build low-latency distributed pub-sub infrastructure that can handle more than 20 million concurrent clients • Build tools and platform that allow engineers to rapidly build pub-sub applications • Write MQTT bridges and plugins that connect pub-sub infrastructure with the existing Hotstar infrastructure • Build monitoring tools to track performance and detect anomalies at scale What to Bring • Strong understanding of TCP and MQTT protocols • Proficiency with Erlang and GoLang • Experience in working with any MQTT broker. Experience with an Erlang based broker is a plus • Experience with AWS stack • Experience with Apache Kafka • Experience writing plugins and bridges for MQTT brokers • Experience with databases such as Cassandra, Redis, Redshift
Job posted by
Deepayan Mallick

Senior Software Engineer - Personalisation

at Hotstar

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  500-1000 employees  •  Profitable
Data Structures
Algorithms
Java
Distributed Systems
Python
Elastic Search
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Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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3 - 7 yrs
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₹25L - ₹40L / yr
At Hotstar, we have over 100 million users on Play Store & capture close to a billion clickstream messages daily. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of the action and is responsible for creating the unmatchable user experience. Our engineers solve real-life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers. As an engineer in the Personalisation team, you will build platforms and tools that deliver personalised recommendations to 150+ million users. You will work on building storage solutions and microservices that serve recommendations at a rate of few 100K requests per second. You will build tools that serve recommendations to our users in real-time. The pace of our growth is incredible. If you enjoy working on problems at scale and if you want to build our platform for the next 100 million, join us! Your key responsibilities • You will build robust, secure and scalable microservices to power the Personalisation engine at Hotstar • You will design and implement low latency caching and storage solutions • You will build stream processing pipelines to compute personalised recommendations for our users in real-time • You will continuously evaluate relevant technologies, influence and drive architecture and design discussions What to bring • BE/B.Tech/M.Tech/PhD in Computer Science or a related field. • Strong coding skills (Python or Java or Golang) • Experience building distributed domain-driven microservices • Strong understanding of database and storage fundamentals • Experience with AWS stack
Job posted by
Deepayan Mallick
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