Senior Engineering Manager, Playback Services

| San Francisco, CA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 197,066-246,332 Annually
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About Crunchyroll

WE HELP EVERYONE BELONG. IT’S OUR PURPOSE.

Founded by fans, Crunchyroll delivers the art and culture of anime to a passionate community. We super-serve over 100 million anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories, and help them connect with the stories and characters they crave. Whether that experience is online or in-person, streaming video, theatrical, games, merchandise, events and more, it’s powered by the anime content we all love.

Join our team, and help us shape the future of anime!

About the role

As the Senior Engineering Manager, Playback Services, you will lead the team that is building the backend services that power the playback experience for millions of anime fans across the world. These services ensure that our fans get the best VOD and Live playback experience possible based on their device and playback environment. This is a high-visibility role in our engineering organization and will provide you ample opportunities to showcase the accomplishments of your team.

You will...

  • Shape and execute the technical roadmap for the playback platform and content protection services.
  • Lead the development of scalable services with high availability and low latency.
  • Collaborate with product managers, digital supply chain teams and other stakeholders to ensure alignment of roadmaps and initiatives
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop high-caliber engineers with a passion for creating exceptional video playback solutions.
  • Foster a positive work environment that encourages creativity, accountability, and professional growth.

In the role of Senior Engineering Manager, Playback Services, you will report to the VP of Video Engineering.

We are considering applicants for the location(s) of Dallas, San Francisco or Culver City. Remote work is also a possibility depending on your experience and location.

About You

We get excited about candidates, like you, because...

  • You have 5+ years of proven experience leading engineering teams with a focus on the development of video playback services.
  • You have a strong technical background with expertise in video playback, DRM  and related protocols and standards.
  • You're able to collaborate with diverse partners.
  • You have a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.

About the Team

The Video Platform teams build the software and systems that power the most critical Crunchyroll user experience - watching video - across all mobile, desktop, and connected devices. We are passionate about providing the best possible playback experience to our fans. We own video from ingestion through playback. We strive to provide a scalable playback platform with robust, fault-tolerant services and extensible and flexible players that provide our customers with a premium playback experience.

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!

#LifeAtCrunchyroll #LI-Hybrid

The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Crunchyroll’s Total Rewards offerings for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, employer matched retirement savings, time-off programs, and progressive health benefits and perks.

Pay Transparency - Culver City, CA

$197,066$246,332 USD

The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Crunchyroll’s Total Rewards offerings for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, employer matched retirement savings, time-off programs, and progressive health benefits and perks.

Pay Transparency - San Francisco, CA

$220,492$275,615 USD

About our Values

We want to be everything for someone rather than something for everyone and we do this by living and modeling our values in all that we do. We value

  • Courage. We believe that when we overcome fear, we enable our best selves.

  • Curiosity. We are curious, which is the gateway to empathy, inclusion, and understanding.

  • Service. We serve our community with humility, enabling joy and belonging for others.

  • Kaizen. We have a growth mindset committed to constant forward progress.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Our mission of helping people belong reflects our commitment to diversity & inclusion. It's just the way we do business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Crunchyroll. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Crunchyroll, LLC is an independently operated joint venture between US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Japan's Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., both subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Questions about Crunchyroll’s hiring process? Please check out our Hiring FAQs: https://help.crunchyroll.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040471712-Crunchyroll-Hiring-FAQs

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