Platform Engineer

| Austin
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Creditcards.com a Red Ventures company is seeking a Platform Engineer to develop and own cutting-edge back-end services for consumer-facing financial applications. We help people get the most out of their money through smart credit card recommendations and are looking for someone to enhance that experience by creating new APIs, data models, and analytics tools.

About the Role:

  • Design new API specifications for use inside and outside the organization
  • Design sensible schemas and models for rendering bank data at scale
  • Develop scalable API services for award-winning consumer-facing financial tools
  • Build efficient systems for link tracking, click analysis, and revenue reports
  • Work with product and UX team to define minimal data sets to power web views as well as partner API exchanges
  • Work with engineers to propose database schema changes in both traditional MySQL and NoSQL stores
  • Integrate new external APIs into platform
  • Own full development requirements and implementation, release management, QA regression scripts, and deployment to production environments

About You:

  • Proficiency with object-oriented back-end programming at scale, Java preferred
  • Proficiency with implementing new data schemas in a database as well as the DAO layer of frameworks
  • Proficiency with defining, documenting, consuming and producing RESTful APIs
  • Proficiency with security requirements, authentication and authorization layers (e.g. OAuth2)
  • Experience with efficient sorting and mapping strategies for large data sets
  • Experience with handling scaling challenges, and continually improving algorithms from agile MVP to optimized production software
  • Familiarity with BDD or other automated testing tools (e.g. Jasmine, Cucumber , Spock)
  • Familiarity with how databases work, experience in a relational paradigm (e.g. MySQL) as well as NoSQL (e.g. Redis)
  • Familiarity with web service delivery stacks (nginx, tomcat, thin, virtual host configuration)
  • Familiarity with source control, build, and deployment tools: (GitHub, Jenkins, Maven)
  • Familiarity with Linux and ability to do command-line debugging as needed

 

We Offer:

A small, agile software development team environment

Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Paid vacation

401(k) with employer contributions

Snacks, drinks, foosball, and more

 

About Red Ventures:

Red Ventures is a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specialize in bringing consumers and brands together. Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the company’s proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle.  Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,600 employees globally in offices across the US, UK and Brazil.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Our office is conveniently located in the high-tech corridor of northwest Austin, with easy access to the Domain.

What are Red Ventures Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2650 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 12000 for eligible adoption expenses and 12 weeks of paid leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Red Ventures will contribute up to $260 per month for transit expenses (train passes, subway passes, van pools, and bus passes) as well as $260 per month for parking expenses.
Company Outings
Red Ventures hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Relocation Assistance
Relocation assistance is offered where relevant.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Red Ventures offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses, and ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, 1-to-many program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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