Engineering Manager | Education

| San Juan, PRI
Employer Provided Salary: 130,000-200,000 Annually
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At RV Education (EDU), we believe in the power of online learning to create opportunities and transform lives. In partnership with over 300 colleges and universities, we help individuals make smart educational decisions that meet their needs and career aspirations. Our trusted brands like BestColleges serve over 90 million unique annual visitors with educational resources and advice.

Red Ventures is looking for a highly technical, results-oriented, and innovative Engineering Manager to lead an engineering team responsible for data and application development. We are looking for a collaborative leader who will understand our people, business, technology, and customer needs. This individual will help drive our culture of diversity, empowerment, ownership, and accountability while developing a team both technically and professionally. They will also identify and successfully implement improvements in our engineering processes, tools, pipelines, and architecture to enable us to deliver on our key initiatives.

RV EDU is proudly headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is dedicated to cultivating local talent and driving economic development on the island. While many of our roles are located in Puerto Rico, some are also located at RV’s main campus south of Charlotte, NC, or are remote-based. 

This role requires a hybrid schedule and will be based out of our San Juan, Puerto Rico office, with in-office Monday-Thursday and fully remote work on Fridays each week. Please note that relocation assistance may be provided for qualified candidates who are interested in joining our team in Puerto Rico. 

We believe diverse, inclusive teams are better teams. Think of the bullets below as guidelines: If you don't have all the qualifications, we encourage you to apply anyway!

What You'll Do

  • Manage a team of software and data engineers as the infrastructure manager
  • Collaborate with scrum masters, product owners, and leadership to build world-class solutions powering one of the largest online marketplaces for adult learners
  • Position the engineering team for success through training, mentorship, and leadership
  • Work closely with the engineers to improve process and code quality
  • Liaise with the director and other senior leadership to establish and maintain priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Manage ceremonies and sprints, manage the ticket workflow in Jira, and show strong communication skills with stakeholders and technical partners
  • Demonstrate project and roadmap planning skills
  • Assist with defining standards and requirements for tech tooling/workflows
  • Understand and lead SRE and Devops best practices and how to implement them

What We're Looking For

Infrastructure: 

  • Very good understanding of the container lifecycle, including building, managing, and maintaining base images
    • Best practices around patching containers and dependencies
    • Best practices around security container pipelines and container runtimes, specifically ECS
  • Experience with networking, VPN connections vs. transit gateway vs. direct connect vs. private link
  • Implement best practices around least privilege configurations for security groups
  • AWS IAM best practices, specifically in relation to federated users and least privilege machine and account roles
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL usage, security, and management
  • Strong understanding of what stable multi-az applications need to look like and how they are configured
  • Managing costs across tech tools, but specifically in AWS, while also demonstrating areas for improvement and making recommendations on how to improve

Software Development Experience: 

  • Strong knowledge of Javascript and/or Typescript
  • Some experience with full stack development. Does not need to be an expert in both front and backend – however, needs to be able to understand concepts, participate in planning, and know when to pull in other resources when the team needs help
  • Hands-on experience with implementing TDD, Integration testing, E2E testing, and regression testing
  • New Relic experience is a strong plus

Data Experience: 

  • Understanding of how eventing works, how data pipelines work, and what type of support these ecosystems need
  • Experience with DataBricks is a big plus
  • Experience reading, writing, and debugging SQL queries

Security Experience: 

  • Understanding of basic security/privacy standards (SOC, ISO, NIST, CIS) and ability to show that they can read, understand, and implement required policies and procedures across our infrastructure and tooling
  • Understanding of least privilege access and ability to implement it in the things we are building as well as the tools the team supports (Github, DataBricks, AWS, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Sharepoint)
  • Critical vs. High vs. other vulnerability types in hosts, containers, code, and infrastructure, and best practices around prioritizing, isolating, and remediating these issues

Compensation

  • Compensation Range: $130,000 - 200,000*
    *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 (RV) is home to a diverse portfolio of industry-leading brands and businesses, strategic partnerships and proprietary technology – including Bankrate, Lonely Planet, CNET, The Points Guy, BestColleges and more. Together, RV helps millions of people worldwide make life’s most important decisions, accelerates digital adaptation, and innovates the online consumer experience by improving every step of the consumer journey – from first discovery of information, throughout the decision-making process, to transactions. Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures employs thousands of people across the US and Puerto Rico, with international offices in the UK and Brazil. For more information, visit https://redventures.com 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 [email protected]

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here.

Click here for more details regarding the employee privacy policy: https://www.redventures.com/legal/us-emp-privacy-notice

Questions about this Privacy Notice can be directed to [email protected]. Alternatively, you may raise any questions or concerns to your manager, HR Business Partner, or through the Privacy Team.

More Information on Red Ventures
Red Ventures operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, Fort Mill, SC, Detroit, MI, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY. Red Ventures was founded in 2000. It has 4000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Daily sync. To see all 64 open jobs at Red Ventures, click here.
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