Staff Software Engineer, Content Delivery | Crunchyroll, LLC | Remote (United States)

Staff Software Engineer, Content Delivery | Crunchyroll, LLC | Remote (United States)

Remote US
Application ends: July 30, 2024
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Job Description

Who We Are

We’re a cast of characters working to shine a spotlight on anime. Crunchyroll is an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for fans through content (licensed, co-produced, originals, distribution), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. Visit our About Us pages for more information about our collection of brands.

About the Role

You will work with engineers, product managers, and project managers to implement new features across Crunchyroll’s Content Delivery while improving the scalability of our services through proper planning and load testing. You will improve the availability of our platform through better monitoring, performance reporting, and error reporting. Improve the server response times of our APIs by profiling, identifying, and eliminating bottlenecks. You consider system security in every design decision and work with operations to evaluate new infrastructure. While researching and generating ways to serve our customers, you will also plan, analyze, and optimize to help our team growth. This role will report into Crunchyroll’s Engineering Manager, Content Delivery and and while it is preferred for this to sit within one of Crunchyroll’s offices, we are open to fully remote as well. 

About You

  • 12+ years of developing and leading the highest priority initiatives, delivering on customer satisfaction while also meeting business expectations
  • A background working in the media & entertainment space, building highly scalable, enjoyable user experiences, and are familiar with the intricacies required for streaming video
  • Golang experience is a must.
  • Understand cloud and system components, profile bottlenecks and eager to re-design & re-architect the system.
  • Enjoy working with engineering teams on day-to-day delivery blockers, listening to issues faced within teams, and providing unbiased, business focused solutions
  • You code and build quality and scalable software taking on the hardest problems that can be used by others
  • Your documentation sets the standard for all engineers in the organization
  • You advocate for the creation of new software only when it is necessary, and you can determine when to build a solution versus when to use off the shelf components
  • Experience building, deploying, and maintaining cloud native infrastructure
  • Lead investigations into failing critical business processes while delegating work to individuals and providing appropriate communication with key partners
  • Unwavering confidence in the face of uncertainty, capable of guiding teams to success by examining risks and providing unique solutions.
  • ElasticSearch, Redis knowledge is a big plus.


  • Typescript/NodeJS development experience
  • Streaming/Content Management engineering expertise
  • Worked at a streaming media company

About The Team

Our engineers are pioneering in tools and technologies to efficiently build outstanding user experiences across more than 10 platforms for multiple brands. We work closely with innovative design, user-experience, and user-testing teams to deliver dynamic experiences. Video is at the core of our streaming service, and we partner with other content operations, video infrastructure and client teams. We manage metadata and ensure it is available at scale to millions of our anime fans. Our team also supports both external partners and internal stakeholders end-to-end, as content is ingested, organized and distributed within our applications and to other parties. Come join us!

Why you will love working at Crunchyroll

In addition to getting to work with fun, passionate and inspired colleagues, you will also enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • Receive a great compensation package including salary plus performance bonus earning potential, paid annually.
  • Flexible time off policies allowing you to take the time you need to be your whole self.
  • Generous medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health Saving Account HSA program
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan, with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • Support program for new parents
  • Pet insurance and some of our offices are pet friendly!

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