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Sr. Developer, Web Service API

Costa Mesa, California, San Jose, California


Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Experian has operated at the center of Big Data since before the phrase was coined. Few companies can offer information services on an equivalent scale. Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 4 years in a row. We have 16,000 people operating across 37 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help create a better tomorrow.

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Success Profile

Experian Technology is central to the future success of Experian. Whether developing a new product, enhancing a SaaS solution or securing our networks from external threats, you have a critical role to play. When looking for new talent to join our technical teams, we look for individuals with the following traits:

  • Innovation 9
  • Problem-Solver 9
  • Presenter 8
  • Technologically savvy 10
  • Confident 6
  • Independent 4
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Insightful
  • Organized
  • Persuasive
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship expertise
  • Results-driven
  • Team player
  • Technologically savvy
  • Enthusiastic

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  • Healthcare

    Experian offers comprehensive coverage with flexible options for you as well as your spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependents. This includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health care savings and spending accounts, dependent care FSA, health & wellness program, and telemedicine.

  • Personal Finance Protection

    We offer several benefits that strengthen your financial protection such as a 401k plan with an employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, life & additional insurance coverage.

  • Continuing Education

    We invest in your professional future through our education assistance program and many professional development programs. We also grant 20 scholarships to high school seniors each year to children of Experian employees.

  • Time Off

    We offer flexible time off in addition to corporate holidays, sick days and paid volunteer time off.

  • Family Support

    Experian supports your life outside the office with benefits such as our new parental leave policy covering time off for birth mothers as well as birth fathers and mothers/fathers of adoptive or foster children, adoption assistance, and pet insurance.

  • Our Culture

    Experian employees enjoy many other benefits through our employee discounts, company sponsored activities, and flexible total rewards packages. Many of our office locations provide onsite amenities such as fitness centers, game rooms, cafeterias and free snacks in break rooms. We support work/life balance with convenient offices in several metropolitan locations and flexible work arrangements when possible.

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“I’m a problem solver, strategist, and security engineer in the Cyber Threat Management realm. The best part of my job is creativity and thinking outside the box is encouraged. I work in a team that enables me to innovate and collaborate with other teams to help drive our organization to a better tomorrow.”

Lauren Alvarez, Security Engineer

“The best part of my job is the people I get to work with and for. I am surrounded with some of the most innovative, smart and down to earth characters in the field.”

Rafael Molina, Sr. Information Security Specialist, EITS

“At Experian, the technology environment is always changing to keep up with the latest technology out there. It’s innovative, yet what’s motivative is that when there is a change in technology, our employees host training sessions because not everyone fully understand the new technology, so we all grow together to find our best way to every solution.”

Wes Hoang, Software Dev Intern

“If you are looking for a workplace to Innovate, grow in professional career and Work with great leaders, then Experian is the best place to be at!”

Dhaval Dagli, Software Developer

“I personally enjoy working with a variety of application and technical experts in trouble-shooting and figuring out why something failed, and/or working with the same caliber of colleagues to implement real-world solutions to ensure that we have a solid environment that is sustainable and meets the needs of the business.”

Kenn Johnson, Interim Manager of Cyber Security Engineering



Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries around the world. The company helps organizations to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, provide data security and automate decision making.Key Responsibilities
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, codes and implements applications in one or more programming languages, for Web and Rich Internet Applications.
  • Supports applications with an understanding of system integration, test planning, scripting, and troubleshooting.
  • Assesses the health and performance of software applications and databases.
  • Establishes, participates, and maintains relationships with business units, customers and subject matter experts in order to remain apprised of direction, project status, architectural and technology trends, risks, and functional/integration issues.
  • Defines specifications and develop programs, modifies existing programs, prepares test data, and prepares functional specifications.
  • Analyzes program and application performance using various programming languages, tools and techniques.
  • Provides guidance to non-technical staff in using software and hardware systems most effectively and efficiently.
  • Reviews project proposals, evaluates alternatives, provides estimates and makes recommendations.
  • Identifies potential process improvement areas and suggests options and recommends approaches.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in analysis, design, implementation and testing of Web Based Applications using Java, J2EE technologies.
  • 10+ years of SQL and Stored Procedures in Oracle, MySQL; Cassandra DB - Desirable
  • 10+ years of Java JDK 1.6/1.7/1.8, JavaScript, Spring, Hibernate, EJB, JPA, JSF, Struts, Servlets 3.x
  • 10+ years of design and development of REST services, JAX-WS, JAX-RPC, JAX-RS, SOAP, REST, SOAP UI
  • 3+ years of developing MicroServices using Spring framework - Spring boot/Spring Cloud
  • 3+ Experience in deploying application in Cloud (AWS) and using Dockers Containers, Kubernettes
  • 10+ years of repositories Git/SVN and Build Tools ANT, MAVEN
  • 10+ years of Unix, Linux Operating Systems & scripting (Python, PERL, Shell scripts)
  • 3+ years of Experience with API Management tools like APIGEE/CA API Management etc.
  • Experience with Security frameworks (e.g., JWT, OATH2)
  • Experience in Scrum and other Agile processes.
  • Experience in working with Attlasian products - JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • Experience in creating API documentation using Swagger and YAML or similar tools
  • Experience with DevOps, test automation scripting, Monitoring Tools (Dynatrace, Splunk)
  • Experience working with Junit, Robot Framework, Selenium
  • Experience of Security Flaw remediation, mitigation

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