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Infrastructure Engineer

Hotstar, Bangalore/Mumbai/ Gurgaon

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Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company’s content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company’s streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ Hotstar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video platform 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 destination for all your entertainment needs - from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ Originals. We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us.

About the Team 

As an Infrastructure Engineer at Disney+ Hotstar, you will be building a resilient infrastructure platform and enabling continuous delivery, using modern Infrastructure engineering practices. You will be responsible for the availability, scaling, performance and monitoring of the platform which hosts Disney+ Hotstar services. You’ll be joining a team that continuously delivers infrastructure code, using testing frameworks and promotion of changes through pipelines.

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

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Developing reusable Infrastructure code and testing frameworks for Infrastructure
  • Developing tools and frameworks to allow Hotstar engineers to provision infrastructure and manage access controls
  • Design and develop solutions for cloud security, secrets management and key rotationsDesign a centralized logging and metrics platform that can handle the Hotstar scale
  • Taking on new infrastructure requirements and developing infrastructure code
  • Working with service teams to help them onboard container platformScaling the Hotstar platform to handle millions of requests concurrently
  • Drive solutions to reduce Mean Time To Recovery(MTTR), enable High Availability and Disaster Recovery

What to Bring

  • Strong expertise in automating Infrastructure provisioning and configuration using tools like Ansible, Packer, Terraform, Docker
  • Expertise in managing large scale Cloud infrastructure, preferable AWS and Kubernetes
  • Experience in developing applications using programming languages like Java, Python and Ruby
  • Experience in handling logs and metrics at a high scale Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
Our Values
- Audacity
- Self-Awareness
- Ownership
- Bias for Action
- Collaboration
- Radical Candour
- Inclusivity
- Mentorship

The Perks
- The glory. Almost too much responsibility. 
- No dress code. Unlimited leave.
- A fun-life balance. 
- A ticket 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 consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic 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 destination for over 300 million users for everything from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ originals. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world. 

To learn more about our team, check out the following blogs : https://tech.hotstar.com/  

About Hotstar

About us Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services in the world. Our sophisticated video streaming technology and attention to detail on user experience across multiple devices makes us the top video destination for TV Shows, Movies, and LIVE Sports. With 85,000 hours of content in 8 languages, 100 Million downloads in a year, and a rapidly exploding watch time, our mission is to revolutionize Internet entertainment and become the largest personalized television service in the world.

Want to learn more about Hotstar? Visit Hotstar's website.