Path Forward Return to Work Program | Software Engineer

Charlotte, NC

At a Glance:

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Red Ventures is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply. 

At Red Ventures, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

In this Returnship, as a Software Engineer at Red Ventures, you can drive your own progress. You won't just write code; you will own product development and tech solutions across multiple businesses. Our Software Engineers guide our tech community towards amazing solutions. You can work on a variety of things that include: development of SaaS-based projects, live chat platforms, web analytics suites, live streaming dashboards, and more. You will be part of a team who works together to explore new boundaries and test new technologies. 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.

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of digital companies that brings consumers and brands together through powerful, customized online experiences. We use online marketplaces, strategic partnerships and passionate people to unleash transformative digital growth and solve complex problems across a variety of industries.
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What You'll Do:

  • Iterate - Red tape doesn’t get in our way. We believe that "Speed Trumps Perfection" so we test and deploy weekly.
  • 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.

What We're Looking For:

  • Capability to develop systems that meet architectural objectives including reusable, scalable code
  • Depth of knowledge in front-end and/or back-end technologies
  • Intellectual curiosity with a desire to work with large data sets and compelling business challenges
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; comfortable translating between “business-speak” and “tech-speak”
  • Strategic mindset, ability to quickly prioritize business needs and conceptualize creative and effective technology solutions
  • 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:

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 3,000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo.  For more information, visit www.redventures.com

At Red Ventures we believe that diversity makes us stronger -  at work and in the world.  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.

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