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Senior Security Engineer - Application Security, Disney+ Hotstar

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Job ID 31cc575f-1abc-4205-b038-c2571d290341 Location Mumbai, India / Gurgaon, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Mar. 03, 2024

Job Summary:

Job Summary
As an Senior Security engineer you will perform security assessment of web applications, Android, iOS mobile applications and on different platform TV applications.

About the Team 
The Security team helps secure applications that run the Hotstar business, streaming product, live broadcast and social gaming. Security team helps secure platforms, application(mobile and living room) and the cloud-based infrastructure on which Hotstar services are built to handle scale nothing like any other OTT service. We need passionate hacker who derives purpose in life by revealing potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate those weaknesses.
 
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!

Reporting to - Senior Principal Manager - Engineering (Cyber Security) 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on new product features to make Hotstar users and data more secure by involving right from the walkthrough of the product features and practicing secure SDLC
  • Think out of the box in building attack scenarios
  • Come up with the threat landscape right from the inception of the idea to product solution to the architecture and implementation of the solution
  • Proactively identify vulnerabilities across our platform and recommend fixes
  • Ownership of the tasks
  • Inclination towards learning multiple areas of security and build competency to deliver a wide spectrum of security like cloud security, operating systems etc.
  • Adapt to technologies/languages/platforms/frameworks of the time
  • Innovate to identify the security vulnerabilities as fast as possible in the lifecycle
  • Promote the culture of security first at Hotstar
  • Identifying the problem statements which upon solving will increase the security posture of Hotstar

Skills & Attributes for Success

  • In-depth knowledge of security vulnerabilities not just limited to OWASP Top 10
  • Experience in using the security tools to carry out the manual as well as automated security assessments
  • Experience working with common product flows like payment gateway integration, authentication etc.
  • Knowledge of how applications get built which may help in multiple scenarios to break the very things
  • Passion for security, and a practical and balanced approach to security issues
  • Ability to visualize the root cause and deep dive
  • Experienced with securing AWS infrastructure managed and provisioned using IaC
  • Extensive knowledge of security risks and mitigations through process and technology, especially for cloud-based applications and infrastructure
  • Curiosity in knowing how things work in different conditions
  • Independent, self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with teams ranging from product to engineering teams
  • Contributions to the security community is a huge plus and shouldn’t be a tool junkie
  • Lazy,so that could make machines work for him/her [automation]

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field with 4 to 6 years of experience in doing security assessments on web applications, Android and iOS mobile applications in microservice architecture
About Us
Disney+ Hotstar is India’s leading streaming platform that has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favorite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 18 languages and coverage of major global sporting events.

As a mission-driven organization with a relentless focus on our users, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining world-class talent to drive our success.

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.

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