Lead Engineer

Job Number: R10007529
Brand: Star
Job Type: Information Technology
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Job Posting Date: August 16, 2019
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Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 25 years, and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 790 million viewers a month across India and over 100 other countries. Star generates over 30,000 hours of content each year and broadcasts 60+ channels, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. Its portfolio includes channels offering general entertainment, films, sports, infotainment, kids and lifestyle content across 8 languages (Hindi, English Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Malayalam). Star Plus is India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. Star India is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios. Star India is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country, with 15 sports channels, Star’s is the country’s leading sports network and one that is helping India become a multi-sporting nation. Star is also driving the agenda on digital consumption in India with its digital content platform Hotstar, which is amongst the fastest growing in the world and is increasingly becoming the first port of call for internet adopters in India.



  • You should have hands on experience in Web development.
  • Ruby OR Javascript (Node.JS) as primary skill in languages 
  • Expertise in at least one of these languages: Python, Ruby, Javascript.
  • Working knowledge of a few of these frameworks: Django, Rails, Angular, React.
  • Working with at least one of these databases: MongoDB, PostGres
  • You knowledge of the following is preferred: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, ElasticSearch.
  • Good design & development skills in web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Understanding of web technologies, like, JSON, RESTful APIs, OAuth, etc.
  • Familiar with automated deployment, AWS infrastructure, Docker or similar containers.
  • Well versed with Agile Methodology and Iterative development.
  • Capability to work independently and build reusable modules and widgets.
  • Should have worked in an Agile process and be familiar with standard development tools and processes Viz., code reviews, Bitbucket/Git, PivotalTracker/JIRA, etc.
  • Should have the ability to drive and motivate the team to technical and process excellence.
  • Should have a good knowledge of implementation of security and data protection.
  • Should have a good knowledge of translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements & Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application


  • As per role KPIs


  • 8-13 Years plus post qualification
  • Degree in computer science or equivalent. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • Agile certification or knowledge is required


  • Creative, gritty, driven by curiosity and comfortable with failure
  • Strong Data intuition: Talent to identify and visualize patterns
  • Ability to evangelize product understanding in the organization
  • Multi Modal Communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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