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, Inc

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 is profitable, and has over 600,000 paid subscribers.

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco.  You will be a part of an exciting initiative that will directly interact with Crunchyroll and other channel initiatives such as Creativebug, but will be an independent platform offering, which is backed by Otter Media, AT&T and The Chernin Group.

About Otter Media:

AT&T and The Chernin Group formed Otter Media in April 2014 to acquire, invest in and launch global over-the-top (OTT) video services. With more than $500 million in funding committed to the venture, the alliance positions both companies to take advantage of the rapid growth of online video services, with each party bringing significant and complementary strengths. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences.

Otter Media's portfolio includes a majority stake in Crunchyroll, a leading global subscription and ad-supported video platform for Japanese anime and manga content, and Creativebug, one of the top go-to sources for high-quality online video arts and crafts instruction.