Dow Jones Software Engineer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Mobile Web/Backend Engineer

About Our Team

We are looking for a web engineer to help us build and improve the backend systems that support the Wall Street Journal app for iOS and Android. As a mobile engineer, you'll join our team of developers working together to bring innovative news and storytelling techniques to our mobile platforms. Our team consists of iOS, Android, and backend developers working closely with product, design, and the newsroom.

About Our Work

  • We write our code primarily in Node.js

  • Use use Git for source control

  • We code review all pull requests

  • We use continuous integration with automatically deployed builds.

  • We write tests for new code

  • We work closely with product, design, and the newsroom

  • We are continually adapting and refining our process

About the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. It is America’s largest newspaper by total average circulation with more than 2.3 million digital and print subscribers and 36 million global digital visitors per month. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp. The Wall Street Journal mobile apps have millions of users, and have been repeatedly featured by Apple.


  • At least one year of web development experience

  • Familiarity with HTML & CSS

  • Experience with Node.js is a huge plus

  • A Bachelor of Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Nice to Have

  • Experience building scalable APIs with working knowledge of REST

  • Experience with Angular or React

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG

About Us

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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