Software Engineer III, Subscriptions

| Culver City, CA, USA | Remote | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 119,000-145,000 Annually
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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!

Location: Los AngelesEngineering @ Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll's Engineering teams thrive on action, impact, ownership, curiosity, and fan obsession. We embrace evolution, concise documentation, excellence, and empowering engineers. As part of our team, you'll take ownership of tasks, delivering high-quality results on time, and exceeding fans' expectations. We foster collaboration, fearlessly exploring innovative solutions and challenging the status quo. Our commitment to learning and curiosity drives us to embrace change and tackle complex challenges head-on, revolutionizing the anime streaming experience for our community.

About the Role:

  • Work with your team to add, extend or debug subscription features to super-serve our anime community, impacting millions of users internationally
  • Brainstorm with your engineering leaders, manager, product partners, and designers to unpack large complex features and user journeys into attainable milestones. You'll explore multiple solutions with a 360-degree view of your user's needs.
  • Demonstrate a sense of ownership by taking responsibility for your tasks from start to finish. Collaborate with your team's product owner and with QA to thoroughly review and validate your contributions, ensuring that they meet the highest standards of quality for our users
  • Review pull requests of other team members, injecting your expertise and thoughtful considerations to expedite the decision-making process. Embrace a bias for action and ensure that your keen eye spots any potential software vulnerabilities that might unintentionally creep into the codebase
  • Participate in on-call shifts and respond to incidents affecting one of our subscription services in production. Diagnose where our problem spaces are and deeply understand what went wrong in order to follow up with long-term solutions for our system.

About The Team

The Subscriptions team is responsible for building and maintaining systems that assist in granting different levels of benefits for users. We are directly tied to one of the main streams of revenue and pride ourselves on quality code, service reliability, and teamwork. Our day to day work includes payment provider integrations (Stripe, iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku, etc), customer support and marketing initiatives (promotional coupons and gift access), and assisting growth opportunities (analytics and reporting). Our services process millions of subscriptions in a highly secure, distributed, and scalable environment that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of both our users and privacy standard processes.

We are a diverse group of individuals. We represent the whole spectrum of passion for anime and have more interests outside the anime realm. Most of all, we are inclusive and welcome all. Come join us and be an integral part of the Crunchyroll family!

About You:

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

  • Education that results in strong understanding of computer science principles and design patterns. Education ranging from a Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related science and engineering degree to alternative education, training, bootcamps, or certifications.
  • 6+ years of experience in the field as a software engineer with a significant portion of that experience dedicated to backend development for large-scale systems.
  • You have worked in a distributed systems or microservice architecture, handling complex system integrations and scalability challenges.
  • Expertise in Typescript
  • Proficient in Node.js or Golang
  • Experience with React, Redux and React hooks
  • Experience with databases like MySQL/PostgresDB/MariaDB/MongoDB
  • Experience with AWS/GCP and technologies like API Gateway, Lambda, EC2, S3 Plus on RDS, ECS, EKS
  • You are willing to be on-call on a rotational basis along with others in the team to ensure incidents are addressed as quickly as possible with the least disruption to our end-users.
  • Ability to write & assess clean, functional, high quality and testable code for each of our projects.
  • You have experience designing and implementing subscription-based models including billing cycles, recurring payments, and churn analysis on a high scale.
  • Build features based on tech requirements provided. Self managing and efficiently taking projects to completion.
  • You have a positive and proactive attitude, strong problem-solving skills and communication skills. You enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams and are motivated to contribute to the success of the team.

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-Remote

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

$119,000$145,000 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.

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9050 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232

An Insider's view of Crunchyroll

What's something quirky about your company?

If you need a midday break or a little creative inspiration, we have a full manga library stocked with stories just waiting to be enjoyed!


Director, Public Relations - Americas and Japan

What does career growth look like on your team?

The spirit, tenacity, and genuine, energizing joy this team has for our work, our mission, and our fans make it impossible not to grow. We grow individually, we grow together- and it’s amazing to see our vision go from a simple, imagined thought to something real that delights people around the world.


Associate Manager, Social Media

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I experienced tremendous growth at this company for the past half-decade. From my perspective, communication between teams and departments is only getting better.


Staff Security & Compliance Engineer

What are Crunchyroll Perks + Benefits

Crunchyroll Benefits Overview

In addition to fun, passionate, and skilled co-workers, Crunchyroll offers competitive salaries as well as a “Use What You Need” time away from work policy. Crunchyroll offers Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan with employer match. There are also perks beyond the nitty-gritty, such as a dog-friendly office, virtual yoga classes, mental health care, and more!

Volunteer in local community
Crunchyroll encourages and facilitates all forms of local community volunteering including Techbridge Girls in the Bay Area, Cat Town - Oakland, Baby2Baby, and A Sense of Home.
Partners with nonprofits
Crunchyroll has partnered with numerous US-based STEAM organizations including Ryman Arts & The Barcid Foundation, as well as The Inter College Animation Festival and Amusement Media Academy in Japan.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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