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Engineering Manager - Personalization

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 

As an engineer manager for the Personalisation team, you will build platforms and tools that deliver personalised recommendations to 3o0+ 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 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 microservices to power the Personalisation engine at Hotstar
  • 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
  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications
  • 5+ years of experience  in software development with strong expertise in Java 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, 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
  • Track record of 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
  • A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • An Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills
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.