Lead Java Developer

Engineering & Development Los Angeles, California


Los Angeles based Internet Brands is currently looking for a Lead Java Developer. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of software development experience, experience in web-based application development, automated unit testing, and restful API design and development.


  • Design, estimate, and code new features. This is primarily a coding position.
  • Architect new applications, and expand existing ones.
  • Support innovative software-as-a-service products and migrate current projects with IB's architecture framework.
  • Investigate and fix production issues.
  • Participate in software design discussions.
  • Ensure existing applications are scaled to meet expected demand.
  • Ensure all code that goes to production is of top quality.
  • Continuously improve the software infrastructure, such as the deployment process.
  • Perform code reviews of your team members’ work.
  • Work in all phases of a rapid product development lifecycle.
  • Develop, integrate and optimize the functional bricks/blocks of our applications, including web portals, web services, APIs, public components etc.
  • Define, document, and enforce engineering standards.
  • 5+ years of software development with Java, preferably within Agile processes.
  • 5+ years’ experience with SQL and relational databases (desired: MySql or PostgreSQL).
  • Experience building and documenting microservices in Java.
  • Exposure to message bus or event sink technologies (desired: experience with Kafka)
  • Strong documentation and communication skills within a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Must be able to investigate an issue, isolate its cause, and code a resolution to the issue.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies.
  • Strong creative problem-solving ability.
  • Experience in creating software architecture documents or other design artifacts.
  • Knowledge of code and release management.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (ex. Gitlab, Jenkins, Cruise Control, Bamboo) is a plus.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.

Good to Have:
  • Experience in Kubernetes
  • Experience in ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash)
  • Familiarity with issue tracking tools (JIRA, Mantis, etc.)

About Internet Brands:
Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal, and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 250 million monthly visitors, while a full range of web presence offerings has established deep, long-term relationships with SMB and enterprise clients. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the flexibility and scalability to fuel the company's continued growth. Internet Brands is a portfolio company of KKR and Temasek. For more information, please visit www.internetbrands.com.

Internet Brands and its wholly-owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.