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Dow Jones Senior Software Engineer, Microservices (Java) in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

About you:

You are a motivated Software Engineer looking to improve your expertise in the design, testing, deployment, and maintenance of cloud-based applications. You thrive on team building and teamwork in agile software development environments, as well as exploring new technologies.

You also have:

  • 3-5 years of design, development, deployment, and troubleshooting of software in both monolithic and microservice environments

  • Very strong Computer Science fundamentals

  • A deep understanding of Object-Oriented Programming concepts

  • A deep understanding of the development APIs with HTTP, REST, and JSON, as well as their testing, and deployment.

  • Good working knowledge of the Java programming language or similar (nodejs is a plus)

  • Experience with Git, Jenkins

  • Interest and advocacy for test-driven development, or quality-first/no-regression culture

  • Experience writing unit, functional, performance, soak, and stress tests

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as SQL Server, DynamoDB, MongoDB, etc is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal & written skills to interact with technical and business partners

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar

About the role:

You will be joining a new team based in Barcelona which will be working along with other Risk & Compliance teams both in Europe and the Americas. The team operates within the confines of a mature Engineering organization, there is daily access to support from platform engineering teams and more senior engineers.

Your minimum responsibilities in the sprint team:

  • Participate in all stages of the product life cycle, collaborate in building new software components, and ensure all existing ones are functioning

  • Continuously contribute and inquire during technical discussions, and backlog refinement sessions

  • Engage in the design, develop & support ReSTful APIs while following our SDLC best practices and guidelines

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

  • Support the team and your teammates with contributions from both your experience and your current understanding/engagement of new technologies

  • Participate and present in knowledge sharing sessions

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Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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.

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Req ID: 36651