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Systems Engineer II - IT

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 4ce0ba6f-1f06-474c-b411-1e40a2a00d10 Location Bengaluru, India / Gurgaon, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Apr. 14, 2022

Job Summary:

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 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.
Disney+Hotstar IT is spread across 3 locations in India closely collaborating with the Star and Disney team front lining the smooth functioning of the organization.
Disney+ Hotstar’s  IT ecosystem is filled with brilliant individuals to create remarkable systems, processes, and solutions, strengthening the business ask.
The Disney+ Hotstar’s IT department oversees all tools and automation to make sure that technology is working for every member of the org with minimized interruptions to the company workflow. We regulate the process of User and access provisioning across the organization.

What is the scope & responsibility of the Role?

  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Manages and monitors all installed systems and infrastructure for the organization to be in line with company guidelines or SOP (standard operating procedure).
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

What is the ideal growth path for this Role?

  • The candidate will grow as a Senior System Engineer in the career ladder of the Engineering team where the scope will increase to managing a module while being responsible for building both HLD & LLD

Skills/Strength of an Ideal Candidate

  • Expert-level knowledge and hands-on experience in supporting & managing Windows AD 2008/2012/2016.
  • Deep knowledge in running/managing DNS, DHCP, and standard TCP/IP Services and Applications in an Enterprise environment.
  • Experience in designing, deploying, and managing OS Auto Deployments and Fleet/Configuration Management.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Technical and functional documentation skills.
  • Implement and support Group Policies
  •   Experience with remote management and IT automation tools
  •   Experience in Incident, Problem, and Change management.
  •   Expert-level knowledge and hands-on experience in configuring and managing Patch Management, current Gen Antivirus/AntiSPAM Solutions.
  •   Have worked on products/solutions using RADIUS, 2-Factor Authentication, and SSH
  • Proficient in running infrastructure following SLAs, and SLOs and have proven experience in implementing and managing them in start-up/engineering organizations.
  • Experience in managing MDM solutions like Intune, Airwatch or Jamf
  •   Expert-level knowledge and hands-on experience on OS platforms like Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  •   Installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Participate in new technology reviews, POCs, and adoption
  • Experience and awareness of security, audit, risk, and compliance within an enterprise IT environment
  • Scripting knowledge: Powershell/Python
  •   Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • An ideal candidate is someone with 5-6 years total experience and 2-3 years of relevant experience with the above skill-set

Good to Have Skills

  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Cloud Platforms knowledge: AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP, and Google Suite/Office 365
  • Experience with Citrix Xenserver, XenDesktop, and XenApp.
  • Knowledge of network topologies & WiFi
  • Knowledge of Private and Public Cloud
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. 

To learn more about our team, check out the following blogs: https://tech.hotstar.com/  


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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