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Senior Java Developer

At Bloglovin’, we connect 8M+ users with their favorite influencers, help influencers reach a wider audience through our media platform, and partner with brands through Activate by Bloglovin’--the world’s leading influencer marketing platform, with access to 1M+ registered influencers. The Bloglovin’ platform allows users to discover the best content in fashion, beauty, travel, food, home decor and lifestyle, based on taste, interest and social connections, and displayed in a simple, beautiful interface -- across iOS, Android, Web and Email.

We partner with many of the world’s most respected brands on native advertising and influencer marketing campaigns, including Burberry, Campbell’s, Dolce&Gabbana Fragrances, Gucci, H&M, NARS, Post Foods, and Tom’s of Maine. Bloglovin’ powers these campaigns with its owned and operated influencer marketing platform, Activate by Bloglovin’, the world’s  largest influencer marketing platform with access to nearly 1M registered influencers. Brand partners, which, come to Bloglovin' to identify the right influencers for their brand, create scalable custom content campaigns across influencers' blogs and social channels, and manage and measure these campaigns every step of the way.

Bloglovin’ was founded in 2007 out of a garage in Taby, Sweden, just outside of Stockholm. Today, Bloglovin’ has offices in NYC and Stockholm, and is a daily destination for millions of users and influencers around the world.


Job Description

We are looking for a full-stack, Sr. Java engineer to join the technology team of our Activate by Bloglovin' influencer marketing platform. As an engineer at Bloglovin’, you'll be working on advanced technologies and help us grow our product to deliver great value to our clients and influencers. You will be responsible for delivering end-to-end features spanning multiple layers of our application like databases, backend and UI. Our team is spread across the globe so you should be comfortable working with offshore teams.  We work on short sprints and in continuous deployment environment, therefore agility and communication are key to success.



  • Consults with project teams and end users to identify application requirements
  • Contributes to the definition of product objectives by analyzing user requirements, envisioning system features and -functionalities
  • Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software. Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • Develops user interfaces for internet/intranet applications, setting expectations and priorities throughout development life cycle, and determining development methodologies and tool sets
  • Integrates applications by designing database architecture and server scripting, studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Supports users by developing appropriate tools
  • Updates job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products, participating in educational opportunities and keeping up to speed with tech literature 
  • Addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, platform interoperability 
  • Assists in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools.
  • Work closely with offshore teams and assist them with design, development, enhancement and implementation of the software.


Skills And Qualifications

Required Skills

An ideal candidate would have a minimum of five years of experience in following areas:

  • Advanced expertise in Java, J2EE and Object oriented design
  • Deep knowledge of Spring MVC framework , Apache, Tomcat server
  • Hands on experience in JavaScript, JSP, HTML, AJAX, CSS, HTTP,
  • Experience in Web frameworks like JQuery, Bootstrap, JavaScript frameworks, EXT JS
  • Expertise in Service Oriented Design & implementing RESTful APIs, JSON, Web services and XML
  • Hands on experience in relational database technology: MYSQL, JDBC
  • Implementation experience with Classloaders, Multi-threading, Reflection
  • Experience with Maven and GIT
  • Working experience with offshore teams is a must.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram APIs is a plus
  • Knowledge of Cassandra/Titan/Hadoop/MongoDB
  • Experience with messaging APIs like JMS
  • Knowledge of UNIX/FreeBSD

Please apply with a cover letter letting us know why you think you would be a fit for our role. If you have a web presence (Github, Stack Overflow, Twitter), contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or have interests outside of coding, we’d love to hear about it.


Compensation and Benefits

This is an opportunity to join a well-funded startup on a strong growth trajectory. We are offering a competitive salary and an equity grant, as well as full health benefits and and unlimited vacation policy. We are a dedicated team working out of a beautiful office in SoHo, Manhattan.

We care deeply about making tech a more inclusive and diverse place. That means that we think hard about taking care of ourselves, our families, and one another. We aim for a sustainable approach to work and life. It’s the best way to maximize long-term speed, while retaining clarity of vision. Inclusiveness is our strategy.


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