Dow Jones publishes the world's most trusted business news and financial information, bringing together world-leading data, media, membership and intelligence solutions to power the most ambitious companies and professionals. Our vision is to offer tailored customer experiences from purchase, to product, to customer support and delivery of the right content, at the right time, to the right person, through the right channels, to give the best experience.
The Dow Jones Experimentation team is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to lead and build our experimentation capabilities across all our user facing products including WSJ, Barrons, Marketwatch and others. We've got the traffic to reach statistical significance, in service to our readers and journalists. Join us as we build a culture of experimentation, with an emphasis on performance (measured in milliseconds) and repeatability.
Your role will be to help implement the best software strategies for an array of tech teams to build and launch a/b & multivariate experiments across our platforms and publications. The ultimate goal is to create a long-term, sustainable suite of tools and processes for conducting experiments. It will require working closely with Optimization managers, product stakeholders, and engineering teams to develop, launch, and wrap up experiments. You will be a technical voice for the team and help us establish well-documented and repeatable processes within Dow Jones, while helping to lead a small team of more junior engineers. Experience with Dev Ops and SRE-related processes would be considered a major plus; This includes: Lambda@Edge, Docker, Terraform, Github Actions, and A/B Experimentation.
Skills & Experience:
3-5 years total experience in Software Engineering
Proven ability to analyze, decompose and estimate effort associated with various technical solutions
Working knowledge of web based technologies with some combination of the following: Node.js, React, JSON, NoSQL, SQL. Webpack. Next.js.
Experience with building and deploying Docker Containers, AWS Microservices, Terraform scripts and Github Actions
Interest in or excitement for controlled online experimentation - Feature Flags, A/B, and Multivariate Testing
Ability to work collaboratively across departments and develop stakeholder buy-in
Excellent written and verbal communications
Advanced problem solving skills
Working knowledge of current best-practices regarding pagespeed and web performance, at scale.
Fluency in Node.js
Experience with Webpack
Direct experience with deploying production systems in AWS or other cloud environments
Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus
Experience developing software using Agile Methodologies
Knowledge of basic design and UX principles
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
Req ID: 29594