Cloud Engineer

Red Ventures, London, UK

Digital Consumer Choice Platform

About Red Ventures:

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.

Red Ventures is expanding in Europe and building a world class team based in London where we are working with top European brands as well as bringing to Europe some of our US owned and operated assets. This is a unique opportunity to be an early member of a fast growing team, backed by one of the most successful digital companies globally.

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What's the role?

The CloudOps Engineer will help architect, deploy and operate our cloud application infrastructure with a heavy focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this role you will have a big impact on driving the performance, resiliency, monitoring, scaling and security of our platform and will also play a role in integrating our infrastructure with others as a result of recent M&A activity. You will utilize both your engineering and systems administration skills in this position to build automation and tooling that helps us manage our growing footprint of cloud-based web applications. You will also play a part in research and development of the latest offerings from AWS.

  • Build fully automated enterprise VPCs in Amazon
  • Develop, configure and install tools to enhance the software development lifecycle
  • Manage our deployment & configuration across production, staging, and test clouds
  • Create repeatable, reliable processes for software deployment
  • Perform ad hoc queries on production data and implement cloud-based datastore technologies
  • Work with engineers on building internal tools for automation, analysis, and data visualization
  • Ensure test systems properly emulate production systems
  • Monitor application performance with predefined tools or create new tools as needed.
  • Manage tools for static code analysis and automated testing through continuous integration.
  • Enable continuous improvement of our tools and processes
  • Participate in on-call rotation and provide hands-on support during emergencies, outages, and service transitions
  • Research production problems and finding root causes in order to facilitate repairs by developers
  • Work with security audit firms to ensure best practices and penetration/scanning tests are conducted regularly
  • Manage software releases as needed.
  • Take ownership of the process and problems and see them through to satisfactory resolutions.

 What We’re Looking For:

  • Strong background in AWS enterprise, configuration, and deployment including VPC, EC2, S3, Route53, and scalable infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, Cloudformation)
  • Strong knowledge of CICD tools (e.g. Jenkins, TravisCI)
  • Experience with container-based applications and tools (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Understanding of a programming/scripting language (e,g, Golang, Python, node.js)
  • Understanding of software development best practices (tests, version control)
  • Fluent at using Git
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and writing skills
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience


Red Ventures Ltd - Privacy Notice

Red Ventures Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy notice seeks to explain our approach in line with current Data Protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


Personal Data – Data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from those data, or from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of Red Ventures Ltd.

Sensitive Data – Personal data consisting of information as to the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, the commission or alleged commission of any offence or any proceedings related to any offence.

Legitimate Interest

Red Ventures Ltd processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.

We use your personal information in the following ways:

  •  To help secure appropriate candidates to fill vacant positions
  •  To communicate with you for recruitment purposes
  •  To consider your application for any role(s) you have applied for
  •  To consider you for other roles within our business
  •  To enhance your information with data obtained from third party providers

What data do we collect and retain?

Red Ventures Ltd retains personal data about you to help in our recruitment process. By applying for a position we have advertised or in response to a direct enquiry from you we will retain information including your name, email address, telephone number and home address. Any information you offer which may constitute sensitive information is not retained without additional appropriate consents.

How we use your personal data

Information you supply when applying for a position or registering an interest to work for Red Ventures Ltd is only used for our recruitment process.

How long is Personal Data retained?

We will retain your data on our secure database for a period of not more than six years.

Where do you keep my personal data?

We will retain a copy of your CV in Greenhouse, and may print this document for use during any interview you are invited to attend. After the interview this copy will be securely disposed of.


We are committed to ensuring that your data is kept secure. In order to prevent unauthorised disclosure we have in place suitable electronic and access control mechanisms.

Deletion of Data on request

You may contact us at any time to request us to remove personal information about you. We will action any request within 48 hours and confirm deletion by email.

How do I know what Information you have retained about me?

You may request us to divulge what information we retain about you. This request should be made in writing and should include the approximate date you registered with us and must be signed by you. Having received a request we will seek to confirm your identity, and will respond to your request by email within 30 days of obtaining proof of identity. Following your request we will either delete or make appropriate changes to your data, as you so wish.

How do we send you information?

Following your request for information we will email you and attach a document in PDF format which will be written in clear, concise and intelligible English.

Transfer of Data

We will not transfer in part or whole any of your personal data to any other party, outside the of Red Ventures group. We only transfer data outside of the EEA when Privacy Shield and/or EU Model Clauses have been agreed with our data processors.

Contact details

All requests should be addressed to: Data Protection Officer

Red Ventures Limited

8 Smarts Place London, England


How do we inform you of policy changes?

Any changes to this policy will be emailed to any individuals whose personal data we have retained on file.

About Red Ventures

Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through deeply integrated brand partnerships and consumer-facing assets, Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.

Want to learn more about Red Ventures? Visit Red Ventures's website.