Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime — here are the latest job openings in the OTT space

FILE - This Oct. 8, 2019, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPhone in New York. Netflix reports financial results Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

  • The growing addiction for video streaming and demand for regional content is creating new job opportunities at OTT platforms.
  • Netflix, which entered the Indian market four years ago, said that it has over 1.7 million Indians logging in everyday.
  • Check out the latest job openings.
The growing addiction for video streaming and demand for regional content is creating new job opportunities across the over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

The media industry is growing at a fast pace and is expected to hit $39 billion over the next three years. And, OTT platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Voot have a major share in it.

Netflix, which entered the Indian market four years ago, said that it has over 1.7 million Indians logging in everyday. That accounts for a total of 47.4 million subscribers in India. On the other hand, homegrown OTT players like ZEE5 and Hotstar are wooing TV consumers of the popular daily soaps.

Every week, Business Insider collates interesting vacancies across marquee organisations. This week we bring job openings in the OTT platforms.

Here are the latest openings.

Netflix

ARCHIVO - En esta fotografia de archivo del 4 de noviembre de 2017, el logotipo de la empresa estadounidense Netflix en la semana de videojuegos de Paris en Paris. (Foto AP/Christophe Ena, archivo)

Position: Manager, Human Resource Business Partner - India
Location: Mumbai
Experience: Minimum 10 years
Eligibility: Human resources experience in the media/tech industry

Global OTT major Netflix is hiring an HRBP in Mumbai. The candidate will report directly to the HR director and will look after the team growth.

He will be required to interact with various teams and have a collaborative leadership style and should have the capability to influence others. The selected candidate will introduce strategies to meet business demands and instill culture by establishing interactions, constructive feedback at the workplace.

To apply for the job, the candidate must have well developed coaching, communication, and leadership skills. Working knowledge of organizational development and learning and development is an added advantage.

Interested candidates can apply here.

Amazon

FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, the logo for Amazon is displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Amazon wants to depose President Donald Trump over the tech company's losing bid for a $10 billion military contract. The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing project to Microsoft in October. Amazon later sued, arguing that Trump's interference and bias against the company harmed Amazon's chances of winning the contract.Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Position: AV Producer
Location: Mumbai
Experience: Minimum 6 years

The Prime Video team is looking for an AV producer to join the creative marketing team. The candidate will be responsible for delivering video promos, digital content, and video. The applicant is required to have strong organization and communication skills along with the ability to manage the expectations of production partners and clients.

He must have experience in the entertainment industry, managing high volume global creative campaigns, collaborating with diverse teams to deliver offline and digital video marketing solutions.

Interested candidates can apply here.

Hotstar


Position: Engineering Manager - Personalization
Location: Bangalore
Experience: Minimum 5 years
Eligibility: Experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB) and Netflix OSS

Hotstar is looking to hire an engineer manager for the personalisation team. The candidate will be responsible for building platforms and tools that provide customized recommendations to over 150 million users. He will also work on building storage solutions and microservices that serve recommendations at a rate of few 100K requests per second.

The candidate will be responsible for managing, executing project plans and deliveries in a given time. He will mentor the engineering team and evaluate new technologies and designs.

The candidate should be skilled in developing complex interactive applications along with the expertise in Java with micro web frameworks – like Play, Spring MVC, reactive programming. He should also have experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB) and Netflix OSS.

Interested candidates can apply here.

Netflix

The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Position: Written Communications Manager, Film & Series Publicity
Location: Mumbai
Experience: Minimum 7 years
Eligibility: Experience in the entertainment industry

Netflix is inviting applications for a written communications manager for film and series publicity. He will be responsible for growing India's publicity team, helping to craft messaging and strategy around Netflix’s film and series slate.

He will write newsletters, production notes, film synopsis, Q&A speeches, press releases and media statements. The candidate will also look after media interviews and interaction opportunities. He will work with translators and transcreators and coordinate across departments.

The applicants must have past experience in the entertainment industry. He will communicate with executives, filmmakers, talent and talent representatives.

Interested candidates can apply here.

Amazon

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh, right, along with Genelia D'Souza poses for photographs during a blue carpet event organized by Amazon Prime Video in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Position: Social Media Specialist
Location: Mumbai
Experience: Minimum 5 years

Amazon Prime is looking for a customer-obsessed marketing mind to strengthen user experience. The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for co-designing Prime Video’s social media strategy and working with other internal teams as well as external agencies. He will be responsible for delivering business impact through social media marketing and engagement.

He will iterate and maintain Amazon Prime Video’s social platforms and be the point of contact for the social media customer service team. The candidate should have knowledge of media marketing and managing social brand channels in the entertainment space.

Interested candidates can apply here.
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