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Senior/ Staff Product Manager- Streaming & Video

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 2da3bf71-1588-4763-8e19-ee40a1fae119 Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted May 16, 2022

Job Summary:

About the team

At Disney+Hotstar, the Platform team provides the core building blocks for bringing and delivering all your favorite content from all over the world to the D+H platform. We are responsible for ingesting, processing, transforming, and delivering it in the most seamless manner possible. This group also helps define the playback experience for the largest of screens to the tiniest by building innovative technologies to ensure smooth playback. We’ve built out the systems responsible for orchestrating and delivering all your favorite live events. The platform is at the core of what D+H does.

This group is divided into 6 significant streams, namely Ingestion, Entity Platform, Playback, Video, Player, and Live Stream.

The team takes care of the entire content lifecycle from content ingestion and metadata to video playback and delivery.

What is the ideal growth path for this Role?
The candidate will grow as a strong individual contributor on the career ladder of the Product team where the scope will increase to deliver a world-class video streaming experience serving millions of users. The candidate will grow into a strong product leader in this team managing complex problems for a platform of D+H’s scale. 

What is the scope & responsibility of the Role?

  • Lead global product strategy, roadmap, and define measurements of success for the video player platform across mobile, web, and connected device integrations. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business & technology stakeholders to develop a best-in-class video experience.
  • Envision feature sets for the ultimate viewing experience of live and VOD content, enhanced player capabilities, and overall Quality of Experience (QoE).
  • Translate complex problems into compelling features and functionality that drive consumption, competitive advantage and business results.
  • Prioritize feature delivery through roadmaps: balancing commercial feasibility, customer impact and technical complexity

Skills/Strength of an Ideal Candidate

  • Strategic: You can put a product vision & multi-year strategy that everyone can rally behind
  • Execution: You can break down strategy into well prioritized quarterly roadmaps & demonstrate execution excellence
  • Analytical Mindset: You can ask the right questions & use data to make decisions
  • Business Acumen: You enjoy building businesses & not just product features
  • Technical Proficiency: You can participate with engineering teams to influence design & architecture
  • Cultural: Ownership, a bias for action, collaborative, respectful, open to feedback
  • Mentors junior PM to success
  • Fun personality: People love working with you

Ideal Education & Experience

  • Minimum 6+ years of experience with at least 4 years of experience in product management.
Our Values:
We are customer-obsessed
We are audacious in vision and action
We encourage honesty and open dialogue
We respect everyone and every point of view
We make objective and data-driven decisions
We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
We invest in each other's growth
We bring our A-game and nothing else
We take charge and get it done 

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, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider 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. 

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About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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