Software Engineer, The Points Guy at Red Ventures

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At A Glance:

  • Red Ventures is looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our team in Austin.  We’re looking for experienced, professional engineers with go-anywhere, do-anything attitudes to build value for our customers and our team. Yes, you should write clean, performant, testable code in a variety of languages across our microservices. But you’ll also dive into logs and metrics with our DevOps group and take responsibility for the way your code performs in the cloud. You’ll pair up with automation engineers to isolate and eliminate bugs. You’ll collaborate with our security team for audits and penetration tests. You’ll talk with product management to align code to customers’ needs. You’ll sync with data analysts and data scientists to build rich AI-enabled experiences and make sure we can build a clear understanding of how to improve our products. You’ll have the opportunity to present interesting work and celebrate wins at our biannual internal tech conferences. We offer ambitious projects, a rich teamwork environment, space to grow your career and your skills and — once the pandemic is over — a hefty supply of free breakfast tacos.

What You'll Do:

  • Write excellent code on the platform and services that power Red Ventures’ travel businesses. Look out at the world of flights, hotels, upgrades, loyalty status, stopovers, credit cards, points and miles. Build tools to make it computable and help our customers optimize their travel habits.
  • Figure out how to best scale, secure, maintain, and extend the platform.
  • Metrics. Monitoring. Profiling. Analytics.
  • Collaborate with the product management team and other developers to deliver a quality product that meets business needs.
  • Work together with QA to squash any bugs.

What We're Looking For:

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Our backend stacks include Java (Spring), Golang, and Node.js (Express, NestJS) applications. Production experience with these, and/or similar languages and frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of software design patterns, object oriented programming, functional programming concepts, and software architecture.
  • Knowledge of databases, data modeling, query optimization, and caching. Postgres experience is a plus
  • AWS experience is a plus
  • Terraform experiences is a plus
  • Experience in unit testing
  • Experience with a CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience designing and building APIs for a variety of clients.
  • Understanding of how to build and consume REST APIs

Even Better: 

  • Constant curiosity and a desire to improve yourself and your colleagues
  • Experience with a variety of API paradigms such as REST, GraphQL, gRPC, Webhooks, Websockets, event-driven architectures.
  • Experience with AWS
  • 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 with agile methodologies.
  • Interest in both frontend and backend development
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Familiarity with the travel industry and experience with the points and miles hobby.

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, AllConnect.com and Reviews.com. 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 www.redventures.com.

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

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 sync
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)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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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