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Dow Jones Principal Software Engineer in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer

We are looking for creative and passionate Principal and Lead Software Engineers who want to be part of a growing technology team where everyone has the opportunity to come up with new ideas and shape the future of our company in building game-changing software. Our engineers play a critical role in all stages of the product life cycle, so we look for people who crave ownership, enjoy solving the hard problems and have the initiative to fix things that aren’t working.


  • Leading a cross-functional agile software team, you will design, implement, and maintain our web applications in a highly collaborative environment

  • Participate in and lead technical discussions about technology, infrastructure and consider the pros/cons of a technology choice based on business value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery performance.

  • Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and are capable of driving toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate.

  • Maintain and share knowledge in emerging technologies and tools in the industry

  • Able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally 7+ years experience developing complex performant web applications

  • Fluency in Node.js

  • Fluency in JavaScript Frameworks preferably React

  • DevOp level expertise in AWS and other cloud platforms

  • Web technologies including HTML, CSS frameworks, APIs, web services

  • Data and caching architecture including SQL, NoSQL, S3, Redis, GraphQL, ElastiCache

  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design.



  • Ideally 5+ years’ experience developing web applications

  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-

  • oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript and the best practices around the web

  • Understanding of capabilities with HTML5 and DOM manipulation

  • Advanced CSS Knowledge: Grid, Flexbox, Media Queries

  • Familiarity with ad technologies / programmatic industry

  • Fluency in Node.js

  • Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container-based application deployment a plus

  • Experience with technologies: ExpressJs, React, Redis, Redux, Terraform, Webpack

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Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

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: 28141