Senior Java Developer

Engineering United States

Powering Performance Marketplaces in Digital Media


QuinStreet is a pioneer in powering decentralized online marketplaces that match searchers and “research and compare” consumers with brands. We run these virtual- and private-label marketplaces in one of the nation’s largest media networks.


Our industry leading segmentation and AI-driven matching technologies help consumers find better solutions and brands faster. They allow brands to target and reach in-market customer prospects with pinpoint segment-by-segment accuracy, and to pay only for performance results.

Our campaign-results-driven matching decision engines and optimization algorithms are built from over 20 years and billions of dollars of online media experience.


We believe in:

  • The direct measurability of digital media.
  • Performance marketing. (We pioneered it.)
  • The advantages of technology.


We bring all this together to deliver truly great results for consumers and brands in the world’s biggest channel.


Covid-19 Hiring Update: As a company, we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and will continue to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.


Job Category

We are looking for a candidate with a passion for Java and Web development with the ability to develop, troubleshoot, and enhance our backend API-s. This person will influence design decisions and work cross functionally with category business directors, designers, QA teams, and platform product development teams. In this role, you will impact the fast growing online media space. You will play a vital support role within one of our business verticals by developing new applications and enhancing existing ones. You will provide innovation and improvement to further optimize our business. You will be exposed to cutting-edge e-commerce and web services technologies and work in a collaborative learning environment. We create and continuously improve a technology platform and product family that fully supports our business objectives and that delivers value to our clients.



  • Provide support and deployment of web applications for our online content-rich properties
  • Work in a productions environment where you will perform requirement analysis, high level design
  • Responsible for coding, unit testing and general quality assurance of the web applications
  • Communicate and participate in business discussions with business users, producers and product managers
  • Work very closely with QA engineers, architects, tech leads on several projects at a time
  • Solve technical problems and handle performance/scalability issues on a day to day basis
  • Write clean, concise and sustainable code
  • Design, develop and support consumer-facing web applications
  • Perform requirements analysis, high-level design, effort estimation for new business requirements and feature enhancements
  • Participate in design discussions with business users, web producers and engineering teams
  • Work closely with QA engineers, technical leads and release managers on multiple parallel projects
  • Solve technical challenges on a day to day basis and build applications for scalability and performance
  • Write clean, well-tested and maintainable code



  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience in Java with knowledge of Object Oriented Design
  • Enterprise Java development experience with Core Java, Java 8 and above (11 is better), Spring Framework
  • Working knowledge of JSON, REST API, micro-services
  • Good understanding of how web applications work including knowledge of the HTTP protocol, request/response cycles and session management
  • Experience with one or more application servers, preferably Tomcat and Jetty
  • Knowledge of SQL and experience working with a RDBMS like Oracle
  • Experience in application performance profiling and performance optimization
  • Experience working in a UNIX and/or LINUX environment
  • Experience working with an industry standard version control/software configuration management
  • system like Perforce or CVS
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work directly with business users, project managers and engineering teams
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field is preferred
  • Experience in web user interface design and development
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks and testing practices like JUnit and HtmlUnit
  • Optional but desired skills: Spring Boot, Apache HttpClient, Oracle SQL/MySql/MS SQL
  • Server
  • Knowledge of AJAX and one or more widely used JavaScript libraries
  • Knowledge of Caching frameworks like Couchbase, Memcache, Redis, Ehcache
  • Experience in web user interface design and development


QuinStreet is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law.