Senior Java Software Engineer - CNET (Remote) at Red Ventures

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CNET is the premier online content network for information and entertainment in Red Ventures’  Media & Technology Division. CNET is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to play a lead role within our Commerce Engineering team. The Commerce team is responsible for building out technical solutions that deliver on affiliate based revenue strategies for the CNET brand. The Senior Software Engineer role will design and deliver critical commerce focused datasource, tools, backend systems and APIs for the brand. Our technical stack runs in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and takes advantage of Google Managed Services such as DataProc, PubSub and other Google based solutions. The Senior Software Engineer will be working closely with the Commerce team on maintaining and building new features for the tech stack in GCP using technologies such as mySQL, MongoDB, PHP, JAVA, JQuery and Vue. Deployment and monitoring solutions include Jenkins, Grafana, Slack, Sentry and Stackdriver. The best fit for this position will be someone who is technically versatile and who enjoys working with a variety of technologies. We are looking for a candidate who also enjoys being a team player and is passionate about developing high-quality products that exceed customers' expectations.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with engineers to design platform architecture.
  • Develop, test, maintain, and support high-performance, scalable, and innovative backend data flows, services and tools.  
  • Frequent interaction with a variety of product development team members, including product management, software engineering, quality assurance, and operations engineering.
  • Maintain project deadlines utilizing Agile development practices 
  • Close collaboration with other engineers on the team to discuss best implementation strategies and practices with the goal of ensuring uniform approaches and standards
  • Be part of building a positive team environment

What We're Looking For:

  • 5+ years professional Java programming experience
  • 5+ years professional PHP and JavaScript experience
  • 5+ years MySQL and mongoDB experience 
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exposure to all technical aspects of the product life cycle: requirements gathering, design, implementation, quality assurance (automated and manual), documentation, support, maintenance.
  •  Experience with Solr/Lucene technologies
  •  Experience with PHP Symfony framework
  •  Experience with the GCP
  •  Experience at a large-scale web site  
  •  Experience developing large software systems

Who We Are: 

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit

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 [email protected]

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • C#Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ApolloLibraries
    • CircleCIFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlaywrightFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • Vue.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


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

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
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
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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