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Infra Architect, Cloud Engineering - Core (Remote Working)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 8519c482-fbc8-4c44-a27c-520fb863c66f 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 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 

As an Infrastructure Engineer at Disney+ Hotstar, you will be building a resilient infrastructure platform and enabling continuous delivery, using modern Infrastructure engineering practices. You will be responsible for the availability, scaling, performance and monitoring of the platform which hosts Hotstar services. You’ll be joining a team that continuously delivers infrastructure code, using testing frameworks and promotion of changes through pipelines.

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

  • You will be responsible for infrastructure management and evolution across the organization including setting the bar for production-grade standards.
  • You will evaluate and evolve the compute platform and ingress technologies based on organizational needs and steer the organization towards their adoption and usage.
  • You will set the standard for Infra code organization and design with an eye toward extensibility and future readiness.
  • You will set the hardware and performance benchmarks to provide a robust and performant platform.
  • You will provide guidance for and solve architectural problems that individual functional teams have for their bespoke use cases.
  • You will enforce organizational changes by being a champion for quality and consistency. You will work with various stakeholders to align teams toward a solution.

What to Bring

  • Expertise with Infrastructure Platform Principles and solutioning using automation.
  • Expertise with AWS or other cloud platforms, specifically with managing multiple accounts and geographies.
  • Expertise with Kubernetes and exposure to tools of the cloud-native ecosystem.
  • Expertise with programming using a high-level language - including design principles and writing idiomatic code.
  • Expertise with an IaC tool -  including managing it at the scale of an organization with multiple teams.
  • Expertise with Networking - including protocols, sniffing, and network design.
  • Experience with Linux - Filesystems, Task Management, and Network plumbing.
  • Experience 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 Senior Architect in the career ladder of the engineering team at Hotstar. 
  • The scope then is to be part of a team that evaluates and adopts emerging technologies and practices at the organization.

Ideal Education & Experience

  • B.Tech/B.E/ Masters. in Computer Science from a reputed college or related technical discipline with 9+ years of experience in being an individual contributor as well as managing large-scale infrastructure and teams with a focus on 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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