Full Stack Java Developer in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:            Full Stack Java Developer 

Reporting to:      Manager – Web Production

Location:            Toronto, ON


About Spin Master 

Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™ Dino, Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, Air Hogs®, and 2015 Toys of The Year, Bunchems and Meccanoid G15. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 63 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 16 wins across a variety of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 12 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. Spin Master is among a limited number of companies that not only develop and produce global entertainment properties, characters and content, but also monetize that content through the creation, sale and licensing of products. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 hit series Bakugan Battle Brawlers and its current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,000 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia. Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Creating innovative fun stuff
  • Ideas: no matter where they come from
  • Integrity always, no foolin’
  • Partnerships: being successful together
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • People having fun working and growing together
  • Driving results 


Job Overview: 

Spin Master Inc is looking for a Java developer with strong knowledge in web-based Java technologies, Spring framework, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.js to assist in the implementation and support of the e-commerce web application and services development.


This position will involve working with business, creative, front-end developers and external teams and vendors to develop and maintain our brands and e-commerce initiatives. Tasks include analysis and design, writing Java code, performing unit testing, releasing code to development and QA environments, and participating in QA testing. Duties will also include production support, running and monitoring batch processes/cron-jobs, troubleshooting performance problems, and implementing bug fixes.



  •  Work collaboratively to design, build, test, deploy and maintain quality, scalable solutions that interface with REST APIss

  • Creation, integration, maintenance and/or updates of applications and web services

  • Enable solutions for developing web services and dynamic content delivery in a high-volume environment

  • Constructs and tests complex application logic

  • Must be able to work on-site

Job Requirements


  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in Java

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript/Node.js, Nuke JS, webpack, Babel, React Native. Experience with AWS and serverless architectures is preferred.

  • Very strong knowledge of Web technologies like Spring framework,

  • REST APIs along with working with XML and JSON.

  • Experience with Java/Groovy or other JVM technologies, Micro Service architecture

  • Ability to effectively communicate with business and technical team members

  • Familiarity with mySQL databases, including relational database design

  • Experience with GIT

  • Experience developing in existing frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation a plus.

  • Experience in e-commerce is a plus


All Internal applications / referrals, please contact your Talent Acquisition Coordinator @ Spin Master.

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.