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Charlotte, NC
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

As a Senior Video Engineer, you’ll develop the technical and business foundation to turn your passion for technology into real-world solutions. You’ll architect and implement web applications using cutting edge video technology solutions. You’ll help drive the end-to-end experience, from the front-end to the backend systems running in the cloud. Your developed systems will power features on multiple highly trafficked sites. Strong candidates will have robust technical training and experience. You will be part of a team who works together to develop technologies that personalize experiences for users and expand the reach of our content. We maintain a tight loop between development, feedback and deployment, which allows us to build world-class solutions to our business, marketing and data quandaries.

What You'll Do

  • Iterate - Red tape doesn’t get in our way. We believe that "Speed Trumps Perfection" so we test and deploy daily.
  • Autonomy – Aspiring entrepreneurs succeed here because you will have full-ownership over your work from beginning to end. 
  • Collaborate – Better than making the dream work, teamwork makes the code work. Through open work-space, Slack and peer reviews, our teams work together to build amazing solutions.
  • Innovate – With the belief that “Everything is Written in Pencil”, we encourage our teams to test new frameworks, learn new languages and challenge the “status quo” to make us better.
  • Performance engineering - Develop monitoring metrics that will allow us to track progress against Key Performance Indicators and ensure maximum stability of our platforms.
  • Daily Teamwork - Maintain documentation for use by engineers and peers, participate in knowledge sharing sessions and drive new technical solutions/approaches

What We're Looking For

  • Senior Level JavaScript Experience is required
  • Experience using repository management system such as GIT, CVS, or SVN
  • Experience with AWS/Azure/Google cloud providers.
  • Experience with Bitmovin, Hybrik, AWS Elemental, and/or VideoJS preferred
  • Knowledge about continuous integration and continuous deployment CI/CD systems
  • Experience with serverless technologies.
  • Experience with OOP and software design skills.
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience with event driven architecture
  • Strong ability to develop systems that meet architectural objectives including reusable, scalable code and SOLID principles.
  • Knowledge of unit-testing (TDD/BDD tool i.e. Jasmine, Mocha, Protractor)
  • Understanding of how to build and consume REST APIs
  • Knowledge of architectures like microservices and ability to discuss pros and cons
  • Analytical and detail-oriented minds with decisive judgement skills
  • The ability to prioritize, strategize, execute and deliver projects on time
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solvers who love to challenge themselves
  • Ideal team players: hungry, humble, and smart! We value those who are curious and strive to be great people to work with

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, CNET, and Allconnect.com.

CNET tells you what's new in tech, culture and science, why it matters, how it works and what you need. Our global team works 24/7 to explore and explain the changing world around us. You can depend on CNET for news, commentary, analysis, features, FAQs, advice, hands-on reviews, buying guides, amazing photography and fun and informative videos.

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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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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