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Engineering Manager, Cloud Engineering (Remote Working)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7b494980-0dda-4c73-9f5f-84e5e1a1a40a Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India / Fort Cochin, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Aug. 04, 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.

About the Team 

Disney+ Hotstar’s Infrastructure Engineering team manages technologies and builds platforms that power engineering teams at Hotstar. We operate compute clusters and ingress technologies across several geographies with stringent capacity, reliability, and uptime requirements. We also power the platform that scales the infrastructure during large events as well as provides the guaranteed performance of workloads running on the infrastructure. We set the standard for how infrastructure is managed through code and at the same time build tools and abstractions that help the development teams stay focused on providing a great user experience for our customers. We use AWS for our cloud on top of which we run Kubernetes, Terraform, Envoy, Vault, and Victoria Metrics, all of which are tied together by frameworks we have built in-house. We are a polyglot team and our diverse tools and APIs are written in Golang, Python, and Ruby. If you want to work for a team that tackles customer as well as organizational scale, then you are in the right place.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will interact with engineers, architects, and leads across the organization to identify potential inefficiencies and opportunities and convert them into actionable themes for the Cloud team.
  • You will set goals, requirements, and direction for the Cloud Infrastructure team and help in execution by prioritization through your technical insights.
  • You will perform some duties of an IC including vetting design proposals against requirements.
  • You will keep track of the latest evolution in infrastructure technologies and propose new initiatives.
  • You will hold a high bar in maintaining standards for infra code and application code delivery in the face of shifting requirements.
  • You will be the face of the team in a crisis and lead/assist where required to solve the problem at hand.

What to Bring

  • Expertise with Infrastructure Platform Principles and tracking key performance indicators to ensure success.
  • Experience with AWS and the cloud-native ecosystem including Kubernetes.
  • Experience with programming using a high-level language experience with Linux and Networking
  • Experience with IaC tools -  from an architectural perspective.
  • Exposure to  design principles - including various ways to rank a solution
  • Expertise in writing good documentation - with an emphasis on clarity and concision.

What is the ideal growth path for this Role

  • The candidate will grow to the level of a Sr. Engineering Manager in the career ladder of the engineering team at Hotstar. 
  • As a Sr. Engineering manager, the candidate will be responsible for influencing the organization towards a more consistent and delightful customer experience across teams.

Ideal Education & Experience

  • B.Tech/B.E/ Masters. in Computer Science from a reputed college or related technical discipline with 10+ years of experience in being an individual contributor  as well as managing large scale infrastructure  and teams with a focus in delivery and planning.
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, 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 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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