JAVA! Drink it! Code it! Love it!

for DEFY Media in Los Angeles, CA

Java, JSP, MySQL, Javascript, CSS, high-traffic web development 
Los Angeles, CA
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Defy Media is a happening place to work!  You know Prank-It-Forward and Honest Trailers?  They all start here.   And... We need a super-star JAVA Developer!


Job Summary


We are looking for a senior 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




  • 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.


Carol Newton
DEFY Media
Los Angeles, CA 90036