Job Description:Senior Software Engineer
About the Position:
Looking for an experienced full stack developer to join a dynamic team that builds editorial tools and capabilities for world class newsrooms such as The Wall Street Journal.
You should be proactive, love creating great products and borderline neurotic about code quality - employing best software development practices, documenting and unit testing your code. You should also have an open-source mentality, thinking about how to build projects as sets of reusable components that can be used by others.
5+ years of real world software development experience is required. Experience working in the media & publishing industry is a plus.
Full tech ownership of one or more products, including building new features, tech improvements and providing support to editors
Continuously optimize tech architecture/design, performance, scalability and maintainability etc.
Work under the guidance of tech leads to build/import reusable components and solve common problems across our tools
Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders, demonstrate/present work, self manage, raise issues/risks and collaborate with other tech teams
Able to work in a fast paced and agile environment, adhering to critical project timelines
Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and drive toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate
Technology Stack/Skill Set:
5 years of experience architecting and building scalable web applications
Extensive experience developing RESTful APIs using Node.js/Express. Python experience is an added advantage
Hands-on experience with cloud based technologies such as AWS (S3, EC2, RDS, API Gateway, CloudFront Lambda) and Google Firebase/Firestore cloud functions
In depth knowledge of database technologies with hands-on PostgreSQL experience
Real world experience using CI/CD, preferably Jenkins
Proficiency with modern development tools like Git
Experience creating unit, integration tests and automated tests, preferably using Cypress and Jest
About the Company:
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 130 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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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
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: 23620