Senior DevOps Engineer

Ellation, San Francisco

Building Premium Video Experiences


Crunchyroll is the world’s most popular anime brand, connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences. We’re 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 and companies. 

Crunchyroll COVID-19 Hiring Status

Crunchyroll employees are currently working from home, and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances.

About the Team

The Crunchyroll DevOps Team is a small group of highly skilled cloud engineers with a passion for automating the platform on which our software developers deploy their applications. Our customers are the software engineers and other business units within the company who work around us every day and need our support. We live to make things easier for them to rapidly develop, test, and deploy new features and applications. Working with the other engineering teams to make DevOps a culture at Crunchyroll is a key objective for the team in 2020 and beyond.

Location: San Francisco

Our headquarters is located in downtown San Francisco, where our group of multi-functional specialists assemble to build experiences for Crunchyroll and VRV’s passionate communities.

A Day in the Life of Our DevOps Engineer

We own a 24/7 Global operation. Our team works in shifts and we handoff to the daytime shift in each timezone every day. We believe in working hard, having a work life balance, and striving to maintain it. The team supports each other when needed on both project work as well as on call rotations. We enjoy working with many different types of people on teams throughout the company and helping them to contribute to the smooth running of our platform and applications. AWS is a core component of our platform, and we work with it daily. Another part of our daily lives is working with CICD tools and refining the software development lifecycle. We onboard new features and applications every day and find ways to optimize our platform just as frequently.

About You

  • You have maintained AWS infrastructure as code using tools such as CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • You are a good collaborator and can lead cross-team initiatives.
  • You have built automation and tools using languages like Python, Go, Java, or Ruby. 
  • You think about how to automate long-term solutions to problems rather than applying a quick fix. 
  • You have built and maintained a CI/CD pipeline and have considered all stages of the SDLC. 
  • Experience working in a Linux environment. 
  • Experience creating working with monitoring and alerting tools.


  • Experience building and maintaining a production Kubernetes cluster. 
  • Experience managing deployments using Spinnaker. 
  • Strong software engineering background.

Benefits: San Francisco Office

  • Competitive salary
  • “Use What You Need” time away from work policy
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Skilled, passionate, and fun co-workers
  • Pet friendly environment - pet insurance and dog friendly office

Questions about Crunchyroll's hiring process? Please check out our FAQ

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll, a WarnerMedia company (as a subsidiary of Otter Media) and the world’s most popular anime brand, connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences. 

Fans have access to the largest collection of licensed anime through Crunchyroll, Anime Digital Network (in partnership with Citel, a subsidiary of Média-Participations), and Anime on Demand video streaming services, translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts — top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll's services also extend to licensing of theatrical, TV, home video, and consumer product rights. 

Fans engage further with events (including owned events Crunchyroll Expo, Anime Awards, Crunchyroll Movie Nights, KAZÉ Movie Nights), consumer products through eCommerce and retail partners (Crunchyroll, KAZÉ, AV Visionen), Crunchyroll Games, KAZÉ Games, and manga (KAZÉ Manga, Crunchyroll Manga app, Crunchyroll Manga Store).

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Lausanne, Berlin (AV Visionen) and Chisinau (Ellation). VRV (U.S.) and Eye See Movies (Germany) are also Crunchyroll brands.

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.

About Ellation

ABOUT US We are lucky to love what we do; bringing great content to passionate audiences on the platforms that matter. We operate at the intersection of technology and media and are redefining the next wave of media interaction and consumption. We are product, design, engineering, marketing and content people looking to bring communities together, build sustainable business models for content creators and use technology to increase engagement and access to content globally. We are builders. We are fans. We are innovators. We are Ellation.

Want to learn more about Ellation? Visit Ellation's website.