Software Development Engineer - Backend

Bangalore, Karnataka /
1. Engineering – Content Platform /
Full time
About the Role
At Hotstar, we have over 300 million users and capture close to a billion click stream messages daily. 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.

We are looking for a solid rockstar engineer who can hack around multiple technologies and build highly scalable, low latency, distributed systems with RESTful services.

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 micro-services to power Hotstar applications
    • You will be responsible to implement RESTful services with a metric-driven API Gateway
    • You will ensure sub-second server response and will be responsible to implement relational, document, key, object or graph data-stores, index stores and messaging stores as needed
    • You will take ownership to run and maintain Cloud infrastructure
    • You will continuously evaluate relevant technologies, influence and drive architecture and design discussions

What to Bring

    • B.Tech/B.E. in Computer Science from a reputed college or related technical discipline with 4-8 years of experience in software development with strong expertise in Java
    • Experience with micro web frameworks – like Play, Spring MVC, Node.js, reactive programming
    • Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring, fault tolerance and metrics (with something like Hystrix)
    • Experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB)  
    • Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch and ESB - Camel, ActiveMQ
    • Experience in JEE, Spring, Hibernate
    • Hands-on with AJAX and Javascript
    • Experience with AWS stack
    • High adaptability in a dynamic start-up environment
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