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Architect- Web

Hotstar, Bangalore/Mumbai/ Gurgaon

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Duration: Full-Time


About the Role 

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. 

As an Architect, you will help define and architect products, algorithms, and data systems that deeply integrate core software and services to drive innovations. You will obsess over data, metrics, algorithms, mechanisms, and incentives that unlock innovation and scalability opportunities across the company. This role is inherently cross-functional, working with core software systems across the company.  

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!


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects.
  • Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems.
  • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.
  • Analyse and improve data quality and metrics.
  • Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations.
  • Leverage knowledge of internal and industry in design decisions.
  • Assist in the career development of others, mentoring on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members.
  • Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will be building dynamic web based Smart TV applications with JavaScript frameworks like React JS, React Native, TVJS and other popular JS frameworks
  • You need to have good understanding of development methodologies, testing practices, and tools and knowing when to apply each method to achieve the desired outcomes
  • You are expected to have strong experience and knowledge of Design and Architectural patterns and know when to apply them
  • Strong communication skills and knows when to ask for help and bounce ideas and solutions off peers
  • You are supposed to take ownership of end-to-end product quality, from developing and maintaining core app frameworks that help make the apps more reliable and delightful
  • Create prototypes of new ideas and explore new technologies on the forefront of SmartTV platforms 

What to Bring

  • Bachelor degree in Computer  Science or related discipline preferred
  • 10-14  years professional experience developing Angular, Node JS, React-based  web applications
  • Proficient in HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Experience in using cloud service providers (e.g.: AWS)
  • Experience integrating open source or 3rd party API’s and Libraries highly desirable
  • Exposure  to Agile, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development is a plus
  • Must  have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
  • Experience  in Video and media based development projects (DRM, OVPs, Advertising, Analytics) is a big plus
  • Experience on integrating performance monitoring tools is a big plus
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.