Video Streaming Test Engineer

Engineering Team | San Francisco

This position will be to work on the the Crunchyroll Live Video system. The primary focus of this position will be to help build and maintain both a scalable system to ingest and process livestreams from around the world and to deliver live streams across multiple devices.


  • 2+ years experience with live video streaming (rtmp, mpeg-ts, HLS, HDS, DASH)
  • 2+ years real-world Python experience
  • 3+ years Linux experience
  • Experience building a live video workflow system
  • Experience building and testing live video streaming to multiple devices
  • Experience with various Video Streaming platforms (Adobe FMS, Red5, Wowza, Evostream) a plus
  • Experience with various Video Streaming clients (VLC, XSplit, Wirecast) a plus
  • Experience with various Video Streaming Workflow services (brightcove,, livestream, ustream) a plus
  • Working knowledge of message queue protocols and technology
  • Developer Support for Video Streaming:
  • fronting support escalations to Video Team
  • Working closely with Support Organizations.
  • Developing and managing Staging/Test network for the Video team.
  • Tools developments.
  • Working and Managing technical issues with vendors
  • Fixing bugs
  • Ability to perform both white box and black box testing.
  • Automating Use case for Video System.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, and Commuter benefits
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4x/week
  • Pet friendly environment

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company was founded in 2006 and now has over 700,000 paid subscribers and is a Top 10 SVOD service.

About Ellation, Inc.

Ellation evolved from the words constellation and elation. Inspired by constellation, we align groups of great content brands and programmers with passionate superfan communities. From elation, we endeavor to delight users. We believe deeply in premium video and see opportunities to create a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers.  Ellation currently operates Crunchyroll and Creativebug, and will be launching a new offering in the near future.

Ellation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is funded by Otter Media, a Joint Venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T.