Principal Software Engineer, Partner Engineering

    • Crunchyroll
  • Dallas, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Product engineering
Business development
Program management
Consumer electronics
Payment systems
Software deployment
Embedded systems
System on a chip
Google Chrome OS

Job Details

About Crunchyroll


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

Crunchyroll is growing and changing, presenting unique challenges and opportunities to support millions of anime fans around the world. The Partner Engineering team provides seamless help to our partners and internal stakeholders, ensuring an exceptional experience for all Crunchyroll fans.

As a Partner Engineer, you'll lead deployments, optimize implementations, and handle integrations to build successful, long-term partnerships. You will own technical engagements and be the key driver in finding creative/innovative solutions that lead Crunchyroll's experiences to the next level.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead projects that require close collaboration with other teams like Product, Engineering, Business Development, Program management, and Marketing. You'll play a key role in improving existing operations, defining and commercializing new solutions, bridging product gaps, automating partner operations, and taking new initiatives from conception to successful deployment. You will lead and develop prototypes and MVP for testing and deployment of new systems.

In the role of Principal Partner Engineer, you will report to the Sr. Director, Partner Engineering.

We are considering applicants for the locations of Culver City, San Francisco, and Dallas.

About You

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

  • 15+ years of experience working with embedded devices, Consumer Electronics manufacturers, SoC providers, and Pay TV Operators.

  • 15+ years of experience in building complex systems in collaboration with partners.

  • Experience using various web technologies such as JavaScript,Typescript, Node, NPM, HTML 5, React and Websockets.

  • Strong background working with C/C++, client-side Java, systems, and Python.

  • Strong experience with Client/Server and scalable technologies.

  • Ability to speak to both business and technical stakeholders.

  • Previous exposure with integrating payment systems.

  • Platform experience with AndroidTV, AppleTV, ChromeOS, or WebOS a plus.

About the Team

The Technology Partnerships team at Crunchyroll plays a pivotal role in enhancing and expanding our users' experiences. We collaborate extensively with a diverse network of device, payment, and gaming partners to broaden the reach of Crunchyroll's offerings. Our primary objective is to drive growth, open up new acquisition channels, and optimize both the scope and quality of our services. Situated at the crossroads of technology and business, we are dedicated to continually enabling experiences that delights our fans.

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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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.

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