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Software Development Engineer - Test

Hotstar, Bangalore/Mumbai/ Gurgaon

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Duration: Full-Time


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.


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 

The software development engineer testing team comprises of highly skilled, passionate professionals that work closely with engineering and product teams to build high quality, ship-ready solutions and products that delight our users.

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

  • Should have worked more on developing backend tools or frameworks to test Rest APIs, microservices, data migration, failover scenarios, blue green deployment
  • Knowledge on the DevOps activites
  • Good understanding of the REST APIs, request-response structures, error and status codes
  • Good Knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Ability to build distributed system for performance and scale testing
  • Experience in working or testing with distributed and big data solutions  and mid tier caches, such as Aeropsike, DynamoDB, Elastic Search, Hadoop, Cassandra, Kafka
  • Experience with Amazon AWS or similar cloud providers
  • Experience in industry best practices in SW development processes: Unit testing, OO design, code reviews etc.
  • Hands on with linux commands and shell scripts
  • Good knowledge on building and publishing POCs
  • Advanced coding skills
  • Excellent problem solver

What to Bring

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in software QA methodologies, tools and processes and Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing and with automated testing tools
  • Experience with Java/Python and/or any scripting languages
  • Good understanding of OOPs concepts, REST APIs and its usage
  • Well versed in build release and deployment flow especially in iOS & Android
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing will be a 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.