Principal Java Developer-New Products
Mindspark - New York, NY

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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, Vimeo and 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.)

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

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.

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

About this company
At Mindspark, we conceptualize, develop and strategically market unique digital applications for online audiences across a diverse range of...