Director/AVP - Systems IT

Mumbai /
Dream11 – -Technology /
Technology @ Dream11
Our tech team is the core of Dream11’s mobile-first cross-platform (desktop + mobile PWA, Android & iOS) fantasy product serving more than 10 crore+ users with over 75+ million rpm (requests per minute) at peak concurrency.
Our tech stack is hosted on AWS and is built on Cloudfront / AWS API Gateway, NGINX, / Java, Redis / ElastiCache and MySQL / Cassandra as our end to end stack. Besides these, we heavily use MongoDB, Kinesis, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Spark, Redshift and other cutting edge techs to keep improving Dream11's performance. As a data-driven team, we also use R, Python and other big data technologies for Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics. 

Your Role:

    • Managing overall IT Systems, Networks, IT infrastructure and various applications working across teams
    • Creating an impeccable Data security, backup Infrastructure and managing firewall devices like Fortinet/CyberROM/Sonicwalls
    • Devising and establishing IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies
    • Working with Security team for Cloud Infrastructure and Security management
    • Evaluating software/hardware products (free/commercial) and working with vendors, managing licensing Requirements and IT Procurement
    • Working with Automation First Approach and imbibing that culture in the team
    • Managing and guiding the IT Systems team for their professional growth
    • Preparing financial budgets and performance reports
    • Ensuring reported issues are resolved in defined SLA

Must Have:

    • 10+ years of experience in Systems Administration with IT/Cloud Infrastructure
    • Experience in Endpoint Security Solutions, SSO solutions, DNS management
    • Worked on Linux and Windows Servers, with strong focus on automation
    • Handled large IT infrastructure & tools with provisioning & budgeting (on premises and/or on cloud)
    • Worked on high level log analysis, performance reports, trend analysis

Good to Have:

    • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS / GCP / Azure / etc.)
    • Good experience in team/stakeholder management
    • Scripting Knowledge
    • ISO 2700/ ITIL certification
    • Should be familiar with MacOS operating systems and JAMF
    • Experience with Web Technologies
    • Good working knowledge on networking
Dream Sports is a sports technology company with brands such as Dream11, FanCode, DreamX, DreamSetGo and DreamPay in its portfolio. Dream Sports is executing its vision of ‘Make Sports Better’ by providing multiple avenues for fans to deeply engage with the sports they love through fantasy sports, content, commerce, experiences and events, among others.
Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, the company has been ranked #10 among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces in 2019 and was recognised as one of the top 10 innovative companies in India by Fast Company in 2019. Kalaari Capital, Think Investments, Multiples Equity, Tencent and Steadview Capital are the marquee investors in Dream Sports.