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Dow Jones Director, Software Engineering in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

About the Role:

The Professional Information Business Engineering Team is looking for an Engineering Director based in Barcelona, who will oversee the design, development, integration, support and maintenance of multiple Risk and Compliance applications; ensure that they follow established policies, procedures and guidelines; monitor systems performance; and provide management of engineering staff. The Director will lead engineers across multiple teams, or multiple technology functions, with both managers and individual contributors reporting into them. They have a strong technical background and spend some of their time researching new technologies and staying abreast of trends in the tech industry.

You Will:

  • Empower engineers and engineering teams to drive engineering excellence

  • Deliver projects on-time with quality, remove blockers where needed

  • Project planning and project management to enable delivery

  • work with product to figure out the roadmaps

  • Engineering resource allocation and forecast aligning with the roadmaps

  • Championing engineering initiatives to drive innovation

  • Drive engineering training and career development

  • Lead recruiting efforts for the team

  • Manage and mentor an experienced, accomplished team of Engineering Managers & Software Engineers

  • Lead technical discussions and drive technical decisions covering your responsibilities

  • Understand and practice agile software development and management

  • Partner with stakeholders to manage scope and deliverables

  • Design, develop & support front-end web, ReSTful APIs, and database components following our SDLC best practices and guidelines.

  • Build and execute rigorous load, stress and performance tests before deploying software

You Have:

  • Experience in design, development, and deployment of application software

  • Team management experience

  • Skills & proficiency in the development of full stack applications which includes web sites & APIs

  • Experience with Git, Jenkins

  • Experience designing and deploying applications in a cloud-based environment.

  • Understanding of front-end development and architectures

  • Experience with Web technologies (JavaScript, TypeScript, React or Angular 2/4/5, CSS)

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as SQL Server, DynamoDB

  • Expert knowledge of XML & JSON

  • Working knowledge of any mainstream object-oriented programming language, ideally Java

  • Experience in Continuous Integration & Delivery of applications

  • Experience building and deploying microservices

  • Familiar with Test Automation

  • Experience managing performance metrics of the applications

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Job Category: IT Development Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 22481