Sparkroom (A division of Digital Media Solutions) is the higher education market’s most sophisticated enrollment marketing platform, adopted by the largest private-sector colleges in the United States. Sparkroom enables colleges and universities to find, contact, and enroll the right students, efficiently and at the lowest cost.  

Our culture 
We believe that smart, passionate and fun people build great companies. With that in mind, we are looking for great people that want to love coming to work, want to be challenged by working with the best on hard problems, and want to be part of building something great. 

We collaborate – everyone’s voice is heard.

We communicate – frequently and transparently.

We care – about clients, our products, and each other.

We get better every day. 

Position Summary: Senior Software Developer 

Sparkroom has an opening in our Toronto office for a Senior Software Developer.  

The successful candidate will take ideas from functional design through development and implementation in an agile environment for the whole “stack” – we expect developers to own features from UI to database, with appropriate support from product management.

Desired Skills and Experience:

The candidate should be expert level with Java, have deep experience with SQL(including an appreciation of performance aspects of SQL) and be comfortable leading and directing other developers as a technical mentor or shaping the direction of major modules. Our platform is Java based and uses GWT, Spring and Hibernate.

A relevant BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and a minimum of five years of experience are required.

About Digital Media Solutions:

Digital Media Solutions is one of the largest privately held advertising and marketing companies in the US with a proven track record of success and growth. We pride ourselves on being a premier performance marketing company that uses actionable data, insightful analytics and proprietary technology to reach, engage, and acquire customers for its clients across multiple interactive platforms.

The company’s set of proprietary assets and capabilities, combined with a holistic approach to client engagement, powers ‘end to end’ marketing programs for some of the country’s top brands. With expertise encompassing all digital marketing channels – Email, Display, Social, Search and Mobile – Digital Media Solutions orchestrates acquisition and engagement programs that deliver results that are scalable, repeatable, and sustainable.


We offer very competitive pay packages based on experience as well as the following additional benefits:

·         Medical, dental, and vision plans

·         Domestic partner benefits

·         401(k) with match

·         Flexible work schedules

·         Frequent Social and Community Events

·         Annual retreat in Clearwater Beach, FL and events built around team building

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