Redbox Sr Software Engineer - Platform - .Net Core / C# in Oakbrook Terrace, 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 with a modernized approach to platform development.

As we move to the cloud we’re looking for key invidiuals who want to be part of a ‘you build it you own it’ model – our new DevOps team is building out best in class tooling for fully automated deployments and you’ll be part of a very modern platform.

Description of Role:

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 41,000 kiosks and our video streaming business is growing steadily every month serving up thousands of on demand movies. You will work as part of growing team designing and coding high availability services using the latest cloud 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 build on a modern cloud platfrom.

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

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

  • Solid understanding of horizontal scaling, cloud services, resilancy, metrics and key cloud technologies.

  • Working experience in technologies such as Kafka, Spark, Kubernetes, .NET Core, Linux.

  • 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

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

  • Experience designing systems to run in cloud hosted containers

  • Thorough understanding of secure coding best practices and PCI compliance

  • Experience with payment processing and encryption is a strong plus

  • Wide database experience both SQL and NoSQL with big data skills and event driven designs a plus.

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

  • Experience integrating with 3rd party platforms,

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

This role is one of several for an expanding team that reshapes both what and how we build things at Redbox.

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.


Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace || ||