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Software Engineer - Funimation

Culver City , California

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Funimation, a Sony Pictures Television Networks Company, is the go-to destination for extraordinary anime.  By combining its integrated in-house studios along with its technology and distribution partnerships, Funimation leads the industry with its omnichannel approach to offering anime to fans – from streaming and home entertainment to theatrical distribution and broadcast television. The company’s next generation streaming service provides subscribers with instant access to their favorite sub and dub shows in ad-free HD on the widest array of devices and platforms – from smartphones and tablets to TV’s and gaming consoles.

Funimation is looking for a self-motivated Software Engineer to join our Consumer technology team working on Funimation OTT streaming platfrom. We are looking for an intrepid problem-solver to dive into an ambiguous problem space and design and deliver innovative software solutions, and to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

You will work alongside product management, design, and marketing to define and build solutions fans love. You will be responsible for building and leading a team of engineers to architect, design, and develop cutting edge technologies. This leader will work with senior engineers and other leaders to solve difficult technical problems.

The core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Working closely with software engineers and other engineering managers to architect, develop and deliver the best solutions.
  • Contribute to building scalable, high-performing tech infrastructure
  • Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives where needed.
  • Help shape a cultural high bar for security, performance, reliability, and maintainability of software
  • Likes working at a fast pace, is self-directed, and able to manage multiple concurrent competing challenges, issues and priorities

The minimum qualifications & requirements for this position include:

  • 3+ Years of experience in software development.
  • Good understanding of architecture and design patterns
  • Strong full-stack technical design and development skills and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Experience with high volume, low-latency architectures
  • Experience building large-scale web services backed by cloud services, such as AWS
  • Experience or background in streaming video delivery
  • Experience with distributed systems and high throughput services
  • Experience with continuous delivery, system operations, monitoring, and web services
  • Expert knowledge of designing and developing web applications and API’s using Python
  • Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background highly desired
  • Ability to work with others: You have excellent interpersonal skills. You’re a good listener.
  • Strong communication skills: You are articulate and persuasive while able to listen and incorporate the perspectives of others.
  • Work ethic: You do what it takes to make a launch go well, which involves working with technical operations, product support, product marketing, merchandising, and communicating directly with our community.
  • Creativity: You love to solve problems large and small.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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