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 bleeding edge technology. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of the action and is responsible for creating unmatched user experience. Our engineers solve real life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers.
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 Leadership ResponsibilitiesTeam Leadership: build and lead a team of exceptional engineers adept at building distributed micro services
Technical Vision: evaluate architecture choices on an ongoing basis, in anticipation of increased scale and ever-evolving technology to meet the demands of a rapidly growing business.
Leverage technical skills to successfully drive infrastructure & tool improvements for new products and existing processes and workflows
Product Leadership: define and execute the road map by collaborating with partners in Product, Design and Operations.
More specificallyDesign and develop resilient video processing workflows
Design and develop highly scalable services for video transcoding and packaging.
Develop and maintain video and image encoding software that plug into the Hotstar media pipeline, designing for quality, robustness and scale.
Participate in work related to next-generation video systems and encoding technologies
Good to haveExperience in working with Kubernetes, Airflow, Celery
Experience in working with open-source projects for video packaging and streaming, such as GPAC (MP4Box) or GStreamer, Shaka Packager
Experience in working with open-source multimedia projects such as FFmpeg, x264, avisynth, or WebM.
Background in image and signal processing, both algorithm design and implementation (for example, image scaling, deinterlacing, frame rate conversion, artifact detection).
Experience with image and video quality assessment