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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Java Developer
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Johnson & Johnson | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

BabyCenter is seeking a talented hands-on Java Developer with a passion for building world-class experiences for large audiences. The position includes opportunities to work with state-of-the-art web technologies and large-scale infrastructure. This is a great position if you like creating customer solutions with hands-on development in addition to improving core software infrastructure. This is a full-time position at our headquarters in San Francisco.

BabyCenter, the voice of the 21st Century Mom® and modern motherhood. BabyCenter as the leading brand for new and expecting moms around the world. BabyCenter reaches over 40MM moms globally with 14 different locally owned and operated websites and mobile apps in 11 languages. In the United States, 7 in 10 babies born last year were BabyCenter babies. We are the world's partner in parenting, providing moms everywhere with trusted advice from hundreds of experts around the globe, friendship with other moms like them, and support that's remarkably right at every stage of their child's development. BabyCenter also works with some of the world's most prominent brands and institutions to bring them life-stage marketing solutions and a direct line to highly engaged moms. BabyCenter is a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The BabyCenter Software engineer is responsible for the construction of consumer and advertising software solutions, using a team-based approach and collaborating with all functions on the team to ensure that each feature delivered is of the highest quality and conforms to BabyCenter engineering standards. You are a highly motivated self-starter who loves ownership and responsibility while working in a collaborative and interdependent team environment. You'll be an integral member of the engineering team and the main point of contact for all support issues as you learn the application and grow into a development role. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and love to be challenged. The ideal candidate has 1 to 2 years of professional experience using Java/J2EE, an understanding of RESTful web services, experience working with new technology stacks, and a desire to build great products for new and expecting parents.

Responsibilities include being the hands-on Java developer responsible for coding and writing automated test cases on new or enhanced website features. Participate in deploying, operating, scaling, tuning, refactoring, and troubleshooting team products with guidance from senior engineers. Commit to higher quality standards by adhering to coding standards and guidelines directed by team Architect. Be part of an agile scrum team and participate in scrum ceremonies.

BS/MS in computer science or similar field is required. 1-2 years web development experience using Java/J2EE, MVC pattern, Spring suite of frameworks, Hibernate, and related technologies (including project or internship experience) is required. Understanding of building RESTful web services in a service-oriented-architecture environment using cloud infrastructures is required. Strong understanding and usage of computer science fundamentals, distributed processing, algorithms, problem solving, design patterns, and OO design is required. Knowledge of web performance testing and profiling is preferred. Ideal candidates are energetic, positive, passionate, willing to take initiative, attentive to details, and eager to learn continuously in a challenging environment.

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Primary Location
North America-United States-California-San Francisco
BabyCenter, LLC (6009)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)

About Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

With over $67 billion in 2012 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The more than 275 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 128,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.