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Senior Front-End Engineer | Distribution Platform

Red Ventures

Red Ventures

Software Engineering, Operations
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

We are looking to hire a Senior Engineer to join our Distribution Platform team. The Distribution Platform enables end-to-end capabilities for creating, distributing, and tracking monetization experiences across multiple industries (Financial Services, Broadband, Energy, Health, Tech and Retail). Our team is responsible for building the underlying technology and applying it to strategic business opportunities.

In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and building services and experiences that are placed across RV owned sites and sites within our vast publisher network. You’ll create and optimize consumer facing applications and user experiences with rich interactivity in an inspiring environment. You will work on creating best-in-class proprietary portals for widget creation and management, revenue tracking, and reporting. And you’ll be encouraged to think big about difficult problems and create innovative solutions.

Think of the bullets below as guidelines: If you only partially meet the qualifications on this posting, we encourage you to apply anyway!

What You'll Do:

  • Build excellent user interfaces on top of the platform and services that power Red Ventures’ various businesses.
  • Contribute to key architectural decisions.
  • Figure out how to best scale, secure, maintain, and extend the application.
  • Integrate internal and external APIs performantly.
  • Active pair-programming with teammates when they need help. Help mentor and develop less senior talent.
  • Drive formal and informal code and architecture reviews.
  • Collaborate with the product management team and other developers to deliver a quality product that meets business needs

What We're Looking For:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Our stack is heavily front-end focused and includes Node.js, VueJs/Pinia, GraphQL and Terraform managed AWS infrastructure. You should have operational experience with this stack or similar.
  • Strong understanding of front-end development. This includes CI/CD pipeline creation using GitHub Actions, CircleCI or others. Build and bundle frameworks such as Webpack and Vite.
  • Understanding of front-end eventing to power metrics and analysis. Experience with GTM or other systems such as Segment encouraged, but not required
  • Strong understanding of software design patterns, object oriented programming, functional programming concepts, and software architecture.
  • Experience of working with modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Experience with building a variety of API paradigms such as REST, GraphQL, Webhooks, Websockets, Event-driven architectures.
  • Experience with implementing scalable UI integration on a variety of API paradigms
  • Ability to design scalable, secure and reusable solutions, by strategically considering multiple implementations and solutioning accordingly.
  • Working knowledge of solutions architecture on modern cloud platforms.
  • Deep knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Even Better:

  • Constant curiosity and a desire to improve yourself and your colleagues
  • Experience building and scaling high-performance distributed systems
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • Experience and exposure to DevOps cultures and practices
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Familiarity with modern application design, such as serverless, event-based, and functional architectures
  • Experience building services that support both web and mobile app clients
  • Experience and strong opinions with regard to agile methodologies. Inclination to help the team improve our SDLC.
  • Interest in both frontend and backend development
  • Contributions to open source projects


  • USA Compensation Range: $100,000-170,000*
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures (RV) is home to a diverse portfolio of industry-leading brands and businesses, strategic partnerships and proprietary technology – including Bankrate, Lonely Planet, CNET, The Points Guy, BestColleges and more. Together, RV helps millions of people worldwide make life’s most important decisions, accelerates digital adaptation, and innovates the online consumer experience by improving every step of the consumer journey – from first discovery of information, throughout the decision-making process, to transactions. Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures employs thousands of people across the US and Puerto Rico, with international offices in the UK and Brazil. For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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