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Associate Software Engineer | Red Platform

Red Ventures

Red Ventures

Software Engineering
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

This role is not open to visa sponsorship or transfer of visa sponsorship including those on OPT and STEM-EXT OPT, nor is it available to work corp-to-corp.

Are you excited about shaping the future of digital platforms and making a tangible impact across multiple industries? Do you have a passion for building high performance APIs and event driven systems that empower businesses to thrive? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Red Platform team at Red Ventures is looking for a talented and passionate Software Engineer to join our dynamic group. As a key player on our team, you will be instrumental in the development of our data platform, leveraging Golang applications to support a diverse portfolio of brands within Red Ventures. Our team is dedicated to crafting the next-generation customer data platform, providing real-time audience segmentation and the latest in data streaming technologies to our businesses.

At Red Ventures, we believe that exceptional products are built by exceptional people. We foster a collaborative and agile work environment where teamwork and innovation are at the forefront of our development processes. We highly value our employees and offer a competitive benefits package, ample opportunities for professional growth, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance and provide flexibility, full parental leave, and support when life’s unexpected moments arise.

Join us at Red Ventures, where you can make a meaningful impact and help drive the future of digital platforms across multiple verticals. If you are ready to take on new challenges and be part of an innovative and supportive team, we would love to hear from you!

What You'll Do:

  • Work collaboratively with other engineering teams to integrate their technology with our platform.
  • Contribute to key architectural decisions.
  • Build solutions that scale, are secure, and maintainable.
  • Integrate internal and external APIs performantly.
  • Active pair-programming with teammates.
  • Participate in 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.
  • Use a DevOps model, utilizing metrics and monitoring to manage our services.
  • Continually look for opportunities to build value in the codebase: set standards, build tools, and automate jobs to make yourself and your team better and faster.
  • Add to a culture that loves experimentation, Agile development, and intellectual curiosity
  • Be part of building a positive team environment

What We're Looking For:

  • Minimum of 1 year of professional software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in Typescript, Javascript, Golang, Python or similar programming languages.
  • Experience building integrations with external APIs.
  • Proficiency working in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Proficiency in version control tools like Git.
  • Experience with Database technologies such as MySQL, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code such as Terraform.
  • Experience with telemetry and monitoring such as New Relic or AWS Cloud Watch.
  • Experience with software development methodologies such as Agile or Scrum.
  • Experience in unit testing.
  • Experience with a CI/CD pipeline (github actions, circleCI).
  • Growth Mindset: A relentless desire to learn and excel in a tech-driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills for effective team collaboration, including the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Even Better:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • AWS Developer or Solutions Architect Certification.
  • Understand and know when to leverage various web services, software tools, and software architecture approaches to autonomously design scalable, maintainable, secure, and reusable solutions.
  • Constant curiosity and a desire to improve yourself and your colleagues.
  • Experience building and scaling high-performance distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with modern application design, such as serverless, event-based, and functional architectures.
  • Experience with test driven development.
  • Experience building mobile applications.
  • Experience and strong opinions with regard to agile methodologies. Inclination to help the team improve our SDLC.
  • Experience with front end development.


  • USA Compensation Range: $60,000-97,500*
    *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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