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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

Lonely Planet is looking for a talented Staff Mobile Engineer to join our team. We’re looking for experienced, professional engineers with go-anywhere, do-anything attitudes to build value for our customers and our team. You should write clean, performant, testable code. Work with other mobile engineers to enhance The Lonely Planet mobile app. You’ll talk with product management to align code to customers’ needs. You’ll work with QA and backend engineers to resolve bugs. 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. This position can be hybrid in Charlotte, NC, New York, NY, or can sit remotely for those in Eastern or Central time zones.

What You'll Do

  • Write clear, maintainable, and scalable code for our mobile app.
  • Build new features and maintain app code quality.
  • 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.
  • Work together with other engineers to create new features
  • Get R&D time to work on new and bleeding edge mobile features.

What We're Looking For

  • 3+ years of react native development experience
  • Strong skills in elixir
  • Strong full stack mobile app experience 
  • Understanding of protocol oriented programming and object oriented programming
  • 3+ years working on mobile apps from the ground up
  • Experience in unit testing
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipeline
  • Proven track record with designing and building mobile apps
  • Understanding of REST APIs


  • Cash Compensation Range: $130,000- $210,000
    *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 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 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

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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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