Come help us revolutionize digital media! Are you a self starter who is energized by new challenges and enjoys a sense of accomplishment? Do you enjoy working with dynamic people in a highly collaborative, team environment? If so we want to speak with you.
Dow Jones is currently hiring “get-things-done” technologists with all levels of experience to help reinvent the way we develop products and deliver best in class digital solutions to all of our customers.
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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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 .
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG
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).
If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Talent Management team for Application Help at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com