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Engineering Manager - Growth & International

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 77b9e270-18a6-45d7-a575-28e54b25074b Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jul. 14, 2022

Job Summary:

Engineering Manager- (Remote work)

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 Markets team at Hotstar is responsible for growing Disney+ Hotstar in new & emerging countries across the globe: including Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, African & European countries. As a part of this team, you will be building products for over 4 Billion+ users worldwide.

This role requires you to work closely with the entire engineering team at Hotstar and strategize & implement a multi-country architecture. It is a unique experience that will give you a ringside view of how the entire Hotstar product works. While on one end, you will be involved in ensuring our frontend & backend systems are highly available for all our users across the globe. On the other hand, you will constantly be building localized applications for our users in different countries.

Working in this team will give you exposure to international markets and allow you to directly work with product and business teams of all the countries. 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

  • Responsible for the overall software development life cycle.
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team.
  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach.
  • Contribute substantially to innovation and overcome technology limitations to deliver on customer experience.
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.

What to Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications
  • 3+ years of experience  in software development with strong expertise in Java with with micro web frameworks – like Play, Spring MVC, reactive programming
  • At least 3 years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring(New Relic, statsd, graphite), fault tolerance and metrics
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Experience/Knowledge of Netflix OSS.
  • Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch, Kafka
  • Experience with AWS stack.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes.
  • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects and bringing in and growing engineering talent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills
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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