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Redbox Sr Software Engineer - Platform - .Net Core / C# in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Software Engineer – Platform (.Net Core / C#)

Position Overview_________________________

Redbox is expanding into the exciting world of digital streaming and is looking for talented individuals to join our team as we make our move into modern web and consumer electronic applications for consumers. We’re currently modernizing our approaches to development and are seeking talented software engineers to join our growing team. The Platform team builds the heart of all Redbox consumer experiences by creating robust services for everything we do as a business, from customers and payments to our product catalog of movies and games. Redbox rents over a million discs a day from over 40,000 kiosks and our video streaming business is growing steadily every month serving up thousands of on demand movies. You will work as part of an elite team designing and coding high availability services using the latest technologies to scale with our growing business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in all phases of design, coding, and deployment

  • Solve complex business needs with high volume low latency software that kicks butt and never takes a nap

  • Continuously look for new technologies and approaches for the product as we move toward cloud-based deployments leveraging containers and .NET core technologies

  • Commitment to excellence, best practices, and the continuous improvement of our products, code base, processes, innovation and tools

  • Partner with Quality Engineering on join ownership of testing and quality leveraging automation and CD

  • Participate in peer code reviews

  • Work in partnership with product teams on new ideas, designs, estimates and feature roadmaps. You want to have a voice and stake in the product

Education & Experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 4 plus years of experience building RESTful services

  • Experience designing systems to run in cloud hosted containers

  • Experience with payment processing and encryption is a strong plus

  • Experience integrating with 3rd party platforms

  • Wide database experience for application storage, preferably including MS SQL

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Expert C# skills in high volume, low latency services - ideally with .NET Core.

  • Thorough understanding of secure coding best practices and PCI compliance

  • Domain knowledge of retail, marketing, and entertainment business is a huge plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Physical Requirements

Sedentary work involves remaining in a stationary position most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Regularly operate a computer and other office equipment. Occasionally move about the work site to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc. Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly move objects. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and other individuals in person and electronically.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


At Redbox, we want to enable internal movement and become a talent sharing organization where we can develop talent and employees can grow long term careers through gaining a set of critical experiences. We believe that diversity and inclusion create organizational strength. If you need an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at careers@redbox.com. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

If you need an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at careers@redbox.com.

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