At Hotstar, we have 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 build large distributed systems to process and stream video at scale and drive all user aspects (subscriptions , payments). 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 interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for the overall software development life cycle.
Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
Manage the day-to-day activities 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 substantially to innovation and overcome technology limitations to deliver on customer experience.
Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.
What to Bring
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
7+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications
3+ years of experience in software development with strong expertise in Java with with micro web frameworks – like Play, Spring MVC, reactive programming
At least 3 years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
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 Netflix OSS.
Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch, Kafka
Experience with AWS stack.
Experience with CI/CD processes.
A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects and bringing in and growing engineering talent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills
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.