Principal Java Developer-New Products Mindspark
Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful ?digital snacks? -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests. Mindspark?s groundbreaking products are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences. Whatever new digital snacks our users are craving, you?ll join an incredible team that innovates and consistently delivers interactive bytes of goodness to round out our consumers? daily digital diets.
As an IAC company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo and about.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine?s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.
Mindspark offers a world-class work environment. With offices in White Plains and NYC our remarkable New York City office, designed by arguably the world?s most famous contemporary architect Frank Gehry, is located 550 West 18th Street on the corner of Eleventh Avenue. We?re in Chelsea, one of New York?s most vibrant neighborhoods, right next to the newly developed and much-loved High Line elevated park.
Leveraging our experience in prior product successes such as Vimeo and Daily Burn, the next space for us to invest is Cooking & Recipes. Using our software expertise, search experience, massive marketing engine, and enormous existing recipe toolbar user base, we are creating a unique service that combines recipe search with personal recipe storage with touch points on the web, integrated into your browser, and on mobile.
Mindspark is looking for a Principal Level Java Developer to join our New Products development team. Strong Java and large scale data engineering experience needed. As a team member in our highly entrepreneurial environment you will be expected to move quickly, collaborative effectively and solve challenging technical problems Our team has the environment of a start-up (rapid growth opportunities) with the benefits of an established company (strong presence in the marketplace, recognized brand.)
WHY WE WANT YOU:
Experience with Object Oriented Programming, Enterprise Java, Spring Framework, data engineering
Ability to effectively employ proven software and engineering design patterns
Appreciation of good software engineering practices in general
Fast learner that takes pride in his work
Comfortable working on Linux/UNIX environments
Web development experience and knowledge of the web browser technology stack is a plus
Experience with Rich Internet Applications
WHAT WE WANT YOU TO DO:
Leverage cutting-edge technologies to deliver relevant and scalable solutions
Quickly and efficiently design and implement applications in an agile environment
Meet with stakeholders to define new/additional features
Implement and support projects through in all stages of the development lifecycle
Support critical business operations, ranging from our toolbar infrastructure to our testing platform and beyond. You will gain first-hand experience in working with all the functional and non-functional aspects of the infrastructure, and, of course, be in the presence of some cool phlegmatic charismatic types.
Life at Mindspark requires high standards of work, but we return the favor with an abundance of perks. Expect free breakfast, generous vacation, corporate discounts, company wide celebrations, generous tuition reimbursement, and commuter subsidy. In short, it?s a special lifestyle: an extraordinary building, a thriving neighborhood, and an amazing company all in the Greatest City on Earth.
DID WE MENTION BREAKFAST IS ON US?EVERY DAY?
Or how about the fact that we provide unlimited amounts of free soda, bottled water and K-cups galore? We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K and tuition reimbursement, among other cool perks.
Add to that summer outings, team gatherings, a ping-pong table, Wii and Xbox gaming systems, and you?ve got yourself a pretty great deal.
So what are you waiting for? Get your career on the fast track now, and apply
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