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Software Development Engineer II - Data Platform | Remote, Disney+ Hotstar

Job ID d3665419-54ae-475e-905b-a7e7aa7d1706 Location Gurgaon, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jul. 08, 2024
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"I didn't think it was possible that something I did for fun - telling sports stories through stats - could become my job until I came here."

Ana, Sr. Researcher, ESPN

Job Summary:

JOB SUMMARY:
A Software Development Engineer II in the Data Platform team will be working on implementing large scale data solutions for Hotstar’s data-driven initiatives, enabling us to provide personalized, seamless, and delightful experiences to millions of users worldwide.The engineer will be working closely with the tech leads of the team to ensure we build data products that solve a variety of use-cases for the organization.

ABOUT THE TEAM:
The Data Platform team builds and maintains the tools that power our data-driven insights. This includes our petabyte-scale data ingestion system, Kafka infrastructure, query engines (Hive, Presto, Spark, Flink), real-time monitoring, and Airflow for orchestration. The Data Platform team empowers Disney+ Hotstar's product and engineering teams with critical data insights at massive scale.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementing scalable, robust, and high-performance data processing pipelines and services to build data products for a variety of product teams
  • Develop and maintain data-centric applications and tools to support data ingestion, storage, transformation, and analysis
  • Collaborate with product managers, data scientists and analysts to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Optimize data workflows and algorithms for performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Participate in Agile development processes, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
  • Ability to support hyper growth systems across multiple geographies and regions

Skills & Attributes for success

  • Prior experience working with product teams to build Data Products at scale.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in working with high scale Data lakehouse systems like Databricks.
  • Hands-on experience in Data technologies like Apache Spark, SQL, Airflow, Kafka and Kafka connects.
  • Strong understanding of Data storage formats like Parquet, Hudi, Delta etc.
  • Strong programming skills in 1 or more of the following languages: Python, Scala, Go, Java.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment.
ABOUT US:
Disney Star is a leading media & entertainment company in India that reaches over 700 million viewers a month in nine different languages. Our entertainment portfolio which cuts across general entertainment, movies, sports, infotainment, kids, and lifestyle content generates over 20,000 hours of original content every year.
Disney+ Hotstar, India’s leading streaming platform, enables us to reach and entertain audiences anywhere, anytime. Disney+ Hotstar has changed the way Indians consume their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas.

Join us, and let's continue to inspire a billion imaginations.

WHY JOIN US:
Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, special educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that helps our employees grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney STAR can offer to make their journey memorable.

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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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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