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Dow Jones Senior Software Engineer - Java SE in BARCELONA, Spain

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Job Description:

We are looking for inventive and passionate Senior Software Engineers who want to be part of a growing technology team. You will have opportunities to present new ideas and shape the future of our company in building game-changing software. Our engineers play an important role in all stages of product life-cycle, so we look for people who crave ownership, enjoy solving hard problems and want to improve software quality. We are looking for people who can enhance a text Search service that manages nearly 1.5 billion text documents. This is one of our core services, which powers nearly every product we offer.


  • As part of a diverse, international, agile software team, you will analyze requirements, design, implement, test and maintain our shared platform in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Lead technical discussions about technology, infrastructure and evaluate technology choices based on value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery goals.

  • Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and drive toward solutions independently, looking for feedback when appropriate.

  • Maintain and share knowledge in latest technologies in the industry.

  • Prioritize and manage work, following important project timelines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Computer Science or equivalent degree

  • 5+ years of experience developing applications with Java SE

  • 5+ years of experience in Linux/Unix

  • Understand Computer Science fundamentals including service-oriented architecture, cloud computing and behavior-driven development

  • Speak and write using business-level English

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with text search technology

  • Experience using NoSQL databases

  • Good understanding of XML, Xquery, JSON and database technologies

  • Experience building performant and scalable REST APIs

  • Experience with modern software construction technologies (e.g., AWS, Terraform, Chef, Docker, Jenkins, New Relic, OpsGenie, etc.)

  • Experience developing software in C++ and SQL, a plus

  • Exposure to Docker, public Cloud (AWS, Google Cloud, etc..), or container-based application deployment strategies is a plus

  • Experience building and deploying micro-services a plus


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Job Category: IT Development Group

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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).

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Req ID: 17559