Java Backend Developer

Software Engineering New York, New York


We are looking for a Java Developer with a demonstrated track record of innovative thinking and technical know-how. You will work in a collaborative Agile environment, continuing to build and maintain the framework that drives the various Dotdash brands.  While your main expertise and focus will be Java, you will have plentiful opportunities to contribute to the frontend HTML/Javascript/CSS as well.

About Your Contributions:

  • Improve and maintain the design and architecture of our web platform
  • Develop and maintain performant and robust server side systems
  • Fully own and maintain the backend code for a subset of Dotdash’s brands
  • Support and/or assist our frontend developers in creating innovative websites

About You:

  • 3+ years in a full stack web development position
  • Knowledge of modern Java with proven application
  • Interested in researching new technologies and approaches to address business needs
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and experience integrating server-side and client-side technologies
  • Experience with at least one server-side framework (e.g. Spring, Play)
  • An ideal candidate would have experience with web templating languages (e.g., Mustache, FTL, JSP)

About Us:

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, TripSavvy and ThoughtCo.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status