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Senior Software Development Engineer- Release Engineering (Remote Working)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID b3cb64b8-7024-406d-80d9-a6df7a338781 Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India / Fort Cochin, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jul. 06, 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 
 
The software Release Engineering team comprises of highly skilled, passionate professionals that work closely with engineering and product teams to build high quality, ship-ready solutions and products that delight our users.
 
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

  • Prepare, evaluate and maintain tools supporting and process automation for software product release.
  • Ensure to compile and assemble software through source code and store tools in source control.
  • Correct build errors working with development engineers.
  • Respond constantly and aggressively to automated test and build issues
  • Develop library and tools for automating manual workflows in the development process.
  • Develop dashboards to quantify internal processes efficiency continuously.
  • Implement best practices and quality checks for process automation of releases
  • Interact with teams across the organisation to streamline processes and automate them.
  • Implement best practices and subsequent automated checks to validate success of a release once in production or App stores

What to Bring

  • Having 7+ years of experience in test automation, release tools, service deployments.
  • Experience in working or testing with distributed and big data solutions  and mid tier caches, such as Aeropsike, DynamoDB, Elastic Search, Hadoop, Cassandra, Kafka
  • Experience with Java, Python, Javascript or other programming languages
  • Well versed in build release and deployment flow in iOS, Android or backend services
  • Experience in post release/post deployment monitoring of software products using tools like Firebase, Crashlytics, New Relic, Prometheus, Grafana etc
  • Should have worked on developing automation tools or frameworks to test Big Data, Rest APIs, microservices, data migration, failover mechanism, blue green setups
  • Experience in building pipelines for continuous integration/ continuous deployment on popular cloud environments such as Kubernetes, Docker and AWS.
  • Experience in working with CI/CD servers like GoCD or Jenkins
  • Understanding of Canary releases or Dark launches on AWS or GCP
  • Good to have: Experience in performance, load and stress testing of frontend and backend systems using MAT, Apple Instruments, Jmeter, Gatling, flood etc.
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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