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Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend

Hotstar, Bangalore, Karnataka

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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 

We are striving to create the best video content destination for our consumers on a varied set of devices, from phones to tablets, including devices coming out with the bleeding edge of technology. Our backend team is looking for a solid rockstar engineer who can hack around multiple technologies and build highly scalable, low latency, distributed systems with RESTful services. 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

  • You will build robust, secure and scalable micro-services to power Hotstar applications
  • You will be responsible to implement RESTful services with a metric-driven API Gateway
  • You will take ownership to build scalable, reliable and performant code that complies with our internal code guidelines
  • You will influence how we build individual features and products, and bring in best practices and patterns that can be used for engineering lifecycle
  • You will be driving architecture and design discussions and will be responsible to run and maintain good infrastructure

What to Bring

  • B.Tech/ B.E. in Computer Science from a reputed college or related technical discipline with 4-8 years of experience in software development with strong expertise in Java
  • Experience with reactive programming
  • Experience in building RESTful APIs with monitoring, fault tolerance and metrics
  • Exposure to relational and NoSQL databases (Cassandra,Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Exposure to server-side services using ElasticSearch and ESB - Camel, ActiveMQ
  • Experience in JEE, Spring, Hibernate
  • Knowledge of AJAX and Javascript/scripting language
  • Strong experience with AWS Stack
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.