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Engineering Manager- Engineering Productivity [Infra & Ecosystems] (Remote Working)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 42cadfa0-62b0-4803-be2b-dc3794e52560 Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India / Fort Cochin, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jul. 06, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video platform in the country, reaching out to over 300 million-plus users. 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. Our ambition is to revolutionize internet entertainment and become the largest personalized over-the-top video service in the world. We are building small teams of really bright people to deliver amazing results. In this team, you will be surrounded by world-class leaders, colleagues who are highly passionate about the work they own, who think differently, and are committed to breaking frontiers on excellence and innovation across all functions. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more. We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us.

About the Team
We are looking for a creative, visionary, and high-performing Engineering Manager to lead the Infra and Ecosystems charter at Disney + Hotstar. Key Responsibilities as an EM is to lead the team towards solving a broad range of developer efficiency problems. We are building a new set of capabilities and systems to cater to the next stage of hyper-growth on a team scale. You will be working on developing, planning, resourcing, and collaborating for innovative solutions to improve engineering velocity and product excellence.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Be a role model for the team of smart and self-motivated engineers
  • Promote new ideas and innovation to solve complex engineering problems understand and evaluate best practices and tools for better productivity
  • Work with high professionals ethics to be a symbol of integrity for the team in the organization provide high growth opportunities and a learning path for team members
  • You are a problem solver with a huge bias for data-driven decision making you like some of the problems we are solving Next Gen CI/CD: Preventative systems, Auto roll-back, auto roll forward deployment platform for Ephemeral environments
  • Zero human touch points from Commit to ReleaseAutomated dependency analysis and management
  • Automated Risk identification feeding into preventative systems building Reliability & Chaos Engineering solutions building in-house performance labs for mobile, living room, and backend services. You are an unbiased data-driven decision-maker, believing in applying creative technical solutions towards making systems more efficient and effective. You want to measure what matters
  • You design, develop, and roll out tools that make an engineer’s life easier and bring delight to their endeavors — be it command-line tools, user interfaces, microservices, web services, code analyzers, test data factories, performance engineering, and
  • You have an unwavering passion for, and focus on, polished products, engineering excellence, and productivity
  • You love to design, implement, and improve tools, frameworks, metrics, and processes along with a team
  • You love to collaborate and lead multiple projects 

What to Bring

  • 9 to 12 years of total experience in software development 
  • At least 3 years of experience leading teams of software engineers at various levels
  • Experience in developing solutions for development and testing of front end applications, API, performance engineering
  • Very good in CI-CD tools like Jenkins, GoCD, Kubernetes, EC2, and TerraformExpertise in system infrastructure & DevOps systems for cloud-native applicationsHands on programming expertise in major programming languages Hands-on experience in major DBs, Caches and Queuing systems deep hands-on experience in Linux/Unix commands is a plus
  • Well-versed in analyzing server logs and metricsUnderstand functional and non-functional aspects of the system
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical, problem-solving skills and troubleshooting skills. Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality
  • Strong desire to work in an unstructured, fast-moving startup environment
  • Strong computer science fundamentals Strong desire to work in a hyper-growth company
  • Practical experience or knowledge of typical OTT platform tech stackPractical experience of developing products or solutions for on-demand environments, performance labs, reliability engineering among others.

Technology Stack

  • You will enjoy limitless learning in the Engineering Productivity team working across the entire tech stack of Hotstar  
  • Client : Android - Java iOS Chromecast React NodeJS AmazonFireTV AppleTV
  • Backend: DynamoDB MySQL ElasticSearch Redis Aerospike Hystrix Kafka Spark Flink Consul Hystrix Druid
  • Infrastructure: AWS Kubernetes Docker Prometheus influx DB Airflow
  • Languages: Java Swift Node JS Python GO

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. 

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://careers.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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