Engineering Manager - Personalization
Disney+ Hotstar
Bangalore, Karnataka
1d ago

About the role At Hotstar, we have 300 million users on Play Store & capture close to a billion clickstream messages daily.

The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of action and is responsible for creating unmatchable user experience. Our engineers solve real life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers.

As an engineer manager for the Personalisation team, you will build platforms and tools that deliver personalised recommendations to 150+ 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 want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will build robust, secure and scalable microservices to power the Personalisation engine at Hotstar
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications
  • 5+ years of experience in software development with strong expertise in Java with micro web frameworks like Play, Spring MVC, reactive programming
  • At least 3 years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring(New Relic, graphite), fault tolerance and metrics
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Experience / Knowledge of Netflix OSS.Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch, Kafka
  • Experience with AWS stack
  • Experience with CI / CD processes
  • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
  • Track record of bringing in and growing engineering talent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • An Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills
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