Sr. Software Engineer - Data Engineering

Engineering Team | San Francisco

The data engineering team at Ellation is looking for a senior data warehouse engineer to build the next generation of data infrastructure and business intelligence services.


  • Work closely with business/product stakeholders in understanding requirements and translating them to engineering requirements.
  • Support and enhance data architecture, data instrumentation, define database schema, create pipe-lining, generate reports/insights.
  • Define and evangelize data warehouse fundamentals and best practices.
  • Work across the organization in optimizing data capture (parameters, metadata, etc.).
  • Work with DevOps in bringing up new data systems and supporting existing data services.
  • Evaluate SaaS solutions (BI, pipe-lining, etc.) and make build/buy recommendations.


  • 5+ years of SQL experience, schema design, and database programming.
  • 2+ years of NoSQL, MapReduce, and BigData experience.
  • 3-5+ years of experience with Data warehousing.
  • 2+ years of experience with Amazon or similar cloud services.
  • Experience with BI and data visualization and ETL tools.
  • Ability to turn business requirements into DB schema design.
  • Ability to work independently and mentor entry level engineers.
  • Ability to work directly with external stakeholders to gather requirements and present DB designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum development processes.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects against deadlines.
  • Ability to advise on data and application integration best practices and optimize performance of ETL programs and solutions
  • Master's Degree in computer science or equivalent experience


  • 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


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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. (General)

Ellation is a leading OTT video business committed to building premium video experiences for passionate superfans and creating a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers. Ellation operates the anime streaming platform Crunchyroll, the crafting site Creativebug, and the recently launched VRV, a curated multi-channel platform for fans of animation, games, sci-fi, fantasy, comedy, horror, and technology.

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