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.
About the Role
At Hotstar, we have over 300 million users and capture close to a billion click stream messages daily. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of the action and is responsible for creating unmatched user experience. Our engineers solve real life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers.
In this role, you will lead architecture and ship high performance, reliable code which helps us deliver awesome experience to our end users. While our reach till now has been impressive, we are looking for individuals who will define the future architecture of our platform, providing technical and product expertise, mentor and guide developers.
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
Evaluating, Benchmarking and rolling out platform components like API Gateway, Traffic Routers, Container Schedulers etc
Driving centralized solutions like Service Discovery, Feature Toggling, Rate limiting etc for teams across Hotstar
Developing frameworks on top of the infrastructure platform to abstract the complexities and provide simple interfaces (API and UI) for teams across Hotstar to deploy and scale their applications
Extend or develop plugins on top of Kubernetes and modules in Terraform to solve Hotstar needs for scalingWorking with Application Development teams to refactor the apps or build new modules to help onboard new architectures
Build custom tools and frameworks for internal use at Hotstar
Provide solutions for various types of workloads on the Hotstar platform
What to Bring
Experience in Agile practices, Continuous Delivery, Trunk based Development, Xtreme programming practices like TDD, Pair Programming and Domain Driven Design
Experience in working with RDBMS, NoSQL and Graph databases
At least 4 years of hands on experience in building highly scalable distributed systems
Experience in building microservices and event driven architectures
Strong experience in multiple Programming languages like Golang, Ruby, Java, Python and Scala
Knowledge about Stream processing using tools like Spark/Flink
Good understanding of Chaos Engineering and Load testing
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.