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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer in NEW YORK, New York

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We are looking for Principal or Lead Software Engineer in our Advertising Development Team which will focus on building and ensuring delivery of application and services to the advertising business. Continuously strive to improve the release and development processes to ensure reliable and high quality product with less maintenance. Champion the product scalability, usability, reliability, functionality and performance-related aspects of the system. Scales themselves by delegating effectively; ensures tasks are completed as specified. Proactive in identifying and clearing roadblocks for the team. This role will contribute to the growth of advertising in web and mobile products utilizing Node.js, React, AWS, CSS and other development tools. A key to this role is the ability to work with the product teams on technology solutions for new products.

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This Lead Software Engineer will focus on building and ensuring delivery of applications and services to the business. They will continuously strive to improve the release and development processes to ensure reliable and high product quality. They will champion the product scalability, usability, reliability, functionality and performance-related aspects of the system.

  • Scales themselves by delegating effectively;

  • Ensures tasks are completed as specified.

  • Proactive in identifying and clearing roadblocks for the team

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and practices agile software development and management

  • Defines and implements application architecture models and programming standards with direction setting support.

  • Design and implement the developers’, testing, application monitoring/control, change management and implementation.

  • Defines application development standards for designing, building and maintaining applications, application components, and common services including the recommended use of languages and tools.

  • Partners effectively with product 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 this debt and suggested timelines for how to prioritize it

  • Development skills require experience with node.js, javascript, CSS and detailed understanding of agile development

  • The successful candidate must work well with product development and design people throughout the organization

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

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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