Java Platform Engineer

Java Platform Engineer
Pasadena, CA

Red Ventures is seeking a Platform Engineer to develop and own cutting-edge back-end services for consumer-facing applications. We help people get the most out of their money through smart credit card usage and are looking for someone to enhance that experience by creating new API services and real-time algorithms that work across large data sets.

About the Role:

  • Design new API specifications for use inside and outside the organization
  • Design sensible schemas and models for rendering location and payments data at scale
  • Develop scalable API services for award-winning consumer-facing financial tools
  • Develop efficient real-time algorithms for looking at many data points and performing rapid transformations for actionable responses from API requests
  • Work with product and UX team to define minimal data sets to power mobile and web views as well as partner API exchanges
  • Work with engineers to propose database schema changes in both relational and NoSQL stores
  • Integrate new external APIs into platform
  • Own full development requirements and implementation, release management, QA regression scripts, and deployment to production environments

About You:

  • 3+ years professional experience
  • Proficiency with Java back-end programming at scale, Spring framework a plus
  • Proficiency with implementing new data schemas in a database as well as the DAO layer of Java
  • Proficiency with defining, documenting, consuming and producing RESTful APIs
  • Proficiency with security requirements, authentication and authorization layers (OAuth2, PCI)
  • Experience with efficient sorting and mapping strategies for large data sets in Java
  • Experience with handling scaling challenges, and continually improving algorithms from agile MVP to optimized production software
  • Familiarity with how databases work, experience in a relational paradigm (PostgreSQL) as well as NoSQL (Redis)
  • Familiarity with web service delivery stacks (nginx, jetty, undertow, virtual host configuration)
  • Familiarity with source control, build, and deployment tools: (GitHub, Artifactory, Travis CI)
  • Familiarity with Linux and ability to do command-line debugging as needed
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience

We Offer:

  • A small, agile software development team environment
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Untracked Paid Time Off and Flexible Working Schedules
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Snacks, drinks, foosball, and more

About Us:

Red Ventures is a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specializes in bringing consumers and brands together. Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the company’s proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle.  Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,600 employees globally in offices across the US, UK and Brazil.


This position is located in Pasadena, CA.

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1101 Red Ventures Drive
Fort Mill, SC 29707