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Senior Java Developer

Department: Engineering
Office: Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Break Media and Alloy Digital recently merged to form DEFY Media, creating a powerful digital-centric media company focused on content creation and delivery to the key 12-34 demographic.

Defy Media unites Break Media's #1 ranked male-targeted network with Alloy Digital's top ranking media brands and video networks, solidifying a commanding marketplace position with capabilities in content development, in-house production, multi-screen distribution, talent management, brand partnerships and promotion. Both companies have achieved a rapid pace of growth in recent years, building award-winning digital consumer brands and expanding into new revenue streams including merchandising, music, mobile apps, video-on-demand and feature-length content.

If you’re the kind of person that thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, yet collaborative environment, please apply now. We would love to see you make an impact on Defy Media’s future!

Job Summary

We are looking for a senior level Java developer to join a team that is responsible for the design and development of high traffic, high tech websites for our 120M+ monthly unique visitors. In this position the ideal candidate will work within a fast-paced and challenging environment to develop web applications using Java, JSP, Spring Framework, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS and HTML.

This position is geared towards a creative, logical, and self-driven person who can provide a technical vision and is comfortable working without a safety net. High standards for quality, attention to detail and responsibility are key attributes of this position.

Key Responsibilities

·         Design, develop, and support dynamic, high-traffic web applications.

·         Analyze and design data schemas and scripts for high performance using MySQL

·         Create highly reusable and extensible OO solutions which are easily maintainable

·         Generate application diagrams and other technical documentation.

·         Provide support to editors and users with technical problems.

·         Keep abreast with the latest technologies and apply them.



·         3+ years experience of web development using Java and JSP

·         3+ years experience with MySQL 5+

·         Fluent in SQL/MySQL

·         Fluent in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, JQuery and AJAX technologies

·         Expertise with apache configuration and JBoss in a Linux environment

·         Must have expertise with software design patterns and object oriented principles

·         Must be a team player

·         Must be comfortable working with source control (preferably SVN).

·         Experience with Spring Framework and/or Hibernate is a plus

·         Experience with Memcache is a plus

·         Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems

·         Must demonstrate good communications skills

·         Must be highly motivated, creative, and thorough


Defy Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Defy Media is an equally opportunity employer.

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