System Administrator, IT

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Who We Are

We’re a cast of characters working to shine a spotlight on anime. Crunchyroll is an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for fans through content (licensed, co-produced, originals, distribution), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. Visit our About Us pages for more information about our collection of brands.

Crunchyroll COVID-19 Hiring Status

Crunchyroll employees are currently working from home, and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances.

Location: San Francisco

Our headquarters is located in downtown San Francisco, where our group of cross-functional experts assemble to create experiences for our passionate communities.

About the Team:

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate technical individual to join our IT team! The Information Technology team supports IT services for the employee base. As an IT System Administrator, you’re responsible for super-serving our business users, maintaining IT Service availability as well as some project work to improve IT Services.

About You:

  • Bachelors in Technical field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of System Administration experience
  • Experience with installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Apple and Windows computers
  • Experience with a hosted or SaaS infrastructure and its configuration and maintenance
  • Admin experience with Google Workspace
  • Experience with issue tracking software
  • Experience with Incident Management processes including triaging, prioritizing, troubleshooting, and resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Sensitivity toward handling and exposure of personal data and intellectual property
  • Strong written and spoken English proficiency
  • Strong user-support experience demonstrating patience and communicating effectively with non-technical and technical users
  • Proficiency in communicating in person as well as over Slack or live meeting technologies
  • Able to work independently as well as within a team environment.


  • Experience working with PCI-compliant systems
  • Possess technical certifications in the domain of System Administration.
  • Possess admin experience with Okta, JAMF, InTune, Atlassian Jira/Confluence, Slack, SnipeIT, or Zoom
  • Experience with AWS environments
  • Possess network infrastructure operational experience with routers, switches, firewalls, WiFi, and VPN.
  • Experience in developing technical documentation or have experience giving presentations on technical topics
  • Familiar with a scripting language (i.e. GAM, Python, etc.)

A Day in the Life of Our System Administrator, IT:

  • Constantly develop a deeper empathy for our users. In partnership with our user research team, gain and apply user insights to new concepts and in-development designs. Ensure that design decisions are rooted in a clear understanding of user needs and motivations.
  • Collaborate with product management, marketing, and business teams to define and drive projects from concept to production, ensuring user goals are represented.
  • Orchestrate the design of multiple features from concept through production. Drive the review process, both within the design department and with partner teams, to ensure an effective solution that meets the needs of the user and the business. Also, provide constructive input to the designs of other designers on your team.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering to shepherd the design through implementation and launch to market.
  • Participate in scrum activities, working closely with your Lead and program management to prioritize, evaluate and estimate upcoming work, and report on progress.
  • Exercise effective time management so you are always working on the right task and delivering on time.

Benefits: San Francisco Office

  • Competitive salary
  • Accrual PTO policy
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Support program for new parents
  • Catered lunch 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly - pet insurance and dog friendly office

Questions about Crunchyroll's hiring process? Please check out our FAQ

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with the content and experiences they love. In addition to free ad-supported and subscription premium content, Crunchyroll serves the anime community across events, theatrical, games, consumer products, collectibles and manga publishing.

Anime fans have access to one of the largest collections of licensed anime through Crunchyroll and translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts — top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. 

The Crunchyroll app is available on over 15 platforms, including all gaming consoles.

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.

Our Company Values

You’ll see these in action if we’re lucky enough to have you:

  • Courage - 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.

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.