Senior Python Developer for streaming web and mobile application


For a new application used for streaming movies, TV shows and sports broadcasts, we are looking for an experienced Python developer to expand the team of the Prague branch. Together with the team, you will work closely with clleagues from the USA, Poland, Hungary and jointly develop and subsequently put into operation a new streaming service. All under the auspices of The Walt Disney Company.


About the Team

We are building better ad targeting capabilities. We are looking for engineers who have demonstrated excellence in terms of both delivery and scalability.

In this role, you will form part of a team that will build advertising infrastructure. You will work closely with our product team to build new and compelling ad 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 Responsibilities :

·        Design and develop secure and scalable microservices to power Hotstar’s cloud based video ingestion and processing workflows

·        Re-architect video ingestion workflows for increased robustness, scalability and efficiency

·        Quickly troubleshoot production issues and come up with an appropriate RCA.

·        Develop tools & processes to enable operations support for our services.


What you bring :

·        Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent experience

·        5-10 years of experience building production software systems

·        Expert programmer in Python or JAVA programming languages

·        Experience in developing and deploying cloud based microservices – in-depth and working knowledge with AWS services – S3, Glacier, EFS, Lambda, EC2, IAM, Terraform, Vault;  Networking, docker, K8s, GoCD pipelines, Prometheus, Grafana monitoring

·        Working knowledge writing DAGs using Apache Airflow and familiarity with scheduling and synchronization mechanisms.

·        Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis, OO design/development

·        Familiarity with Video, Audio and subtitle, metadata formats a plus Stringdata BTL Trask CRAW