Dow Jones Principal Software Engineer, Data in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Department/Product Overview:

Dow Jones is seeking a Principal Data Engineer to join our team in Barcelona working on the DNA platform, a Google Cloud and Strata Data award winning Data as a Service platform. The DNA platform provides our clients batch extractions of up to 1.5 billion news articles and real time news streams from over 30,000 sources.* Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:*

  • Define and implement system architecture and programming standards

  • Partner effectively with product team to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap

  • Able to identify areas of strategic technical debt and provide cost/benefit analysis for eliminating tech debt and identify suggested timelines for prioritizing

  • Design, develop and deploy backend services in Scala

  • Design, develop and deploy data pipelines in Google Cloud Dataflow and Apache Spark in Scala

  • Write unit and integration tests

  • Write analytical SQL queries on Big Query

  • Provides advice, guidance and training to other teammates


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or related field of study

  • Functional programming

  • Writing modern batch and streaming data pipelines (Apache Spark, Beam, ect.)

  • Experience with CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, Google Cloud Build or TeamCity

Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Google Cloud Big Data tools (Dataflow, Dataproc, BigQuery)

  • FP Scala libraries (cats, scalaz, http4s and doobie)

  • Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes or other cloud or container based application deployment


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Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Req ID: 15194