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Careers / Positions Senior Full Stack Engineer, The Points Guy

Charlotte, NCNew York, NY
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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

The Points Guy is looking for a Senior Engineer to join our website team. We’re looking for experienced, professional engineers with go-anywhere, do-anything attitudes to build value for our customers and our team. Our goal is to help the world return to travel safely and ambitiously, with all the tools they need to carry them through their travels. Each day, you'll create and optimize consumer facing applications and user experiences with rich interactivity in a greenfield environment.

We’re all about learning and personal development—you’ll have space to be curious and will be encouraged to push the boundaries and think outside the box before settling on a solution. You’ll work closely across the disciplines with Product, QA, DevOps, Data Engineering, and Backend Engineering to pinpoint areas of opportunity and optimization and lean in to help achieve the results. We offer exciting projects, plenty of space for career growth, and also, a pretty great bunch of peers who believe in having fun and working hard in equal measure.
What You'll Do:

  • Build excellent user interfaces on top of 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 rich, intuitive User Interfaces to help our customers optimize their travel habits.
  • Contribute to key architectural decisions.
  • Figure out how to best scale, secure, maintain, and extend the application.
  • Integrate internal and external APIs performantly.
  • Active pair-programming with teammates when they need help. Help mentor and develop less senior talent.
  • Drive formal and informal code and architecture reviews.
  • Collaborate with the product management team and other developers to deliver a quality product that meets business needs

What We're Looking For

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Our authenticated experience stack includes Node.js, React/Redux, Go, SQL and Terraform managed AWS infrastructure. You should have operational experience with this stack or similar.
  • Strong understanding of software design patterns, object oriented programming, functional programming concepts, and software architecture.
  • Experience of working with modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Experience with building a variety of API paradigms such as REST, GraphQL, Webhooks, Websockets, Event-driven architectures.
  • Experience with implementing scalable UI integration on a variety of API paradigms
  • Ability to design scalable, secure and reusable solutions, by strategically considering multiple different implementations and solutioning accordingly.
  • Working knowledge of solutions architecture on modern cloud platforms.
  • Deep knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Even Better:

  • Constant curiosity and a desire to improve yourself and your colleagues
  • Experience building and scaling high-performance distributed systems
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • Experience and exposure to DevOps cultures and practices
  • 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 and strong opinions with regard to agile methodologies. Inclination to help the team improve our SDLC.
  • 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.


  • Cash Compensation Range: $100,000-$160,000
    *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
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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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