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Sr. Staff Software Engineer - Backend - CEX (Remote)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 2d9cb7bb-a045-4b10-b237-96b047690449 Location Mumbai, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Sep. 04, 2022 Flex Type Remote

- This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

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 

We are striving to create the best video content destination for our consumers on a varied set of devices, from phones to tablets, including devices coming out with the bleeding edge of technology. As an engineer in the Personalisation team, you will build platforms and tools that deliver personalised recommendations to 500+ million users. You will work on building storage solutions and microservices that serve recommendations at a rate of few 100K requests per second. You will build tools that serve recommendations to our users in real-time.

The pace of our growth is incredible. If you enjoy working on problems at scale and if you want to build our platform for the next 100 million, join us!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will build robust, secure and scalable microservices to power the Personalisation engine at Hotstar
  • You will design and implement low latency caching and storage solutions
  • You will build stream processing pipelines to compute personalised recommendations for our users in real-time
  • You will continuously evaluate relevant technologies, influence and drive architecture and design discussions

What to Bring

  • BE/B.Tech/M.Tech/PhD in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 9+ years of experience
  • Strong coding and designing skills (Python or Java or Golang)
  • Experience building distributed domain-driven microservices
  • Strong understanding of database and storage fundamentals
  • Experience with AWS stack
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
- Remote work 
- 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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