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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer - Java/Node in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Do you like building high-performance, realtime, highly available applications? Dow Jones Newswires engineering team is looking for experienced software developers who have a passion for building nonstop mission-critical applications. Our platform supports a dynamic business that provides market moving News and Data to a broad spectrum of clients ranging from microsecond counting Hedge Funds through multi-million dollar Wealth Managers.

This role requires someone with keen analytical skills, a passion for problem solving, and is unafraid of learning new technologies. Dow Jones Newswires segment of the News Alerts and Data (NA&D) business line has embarked on a strategic investment program to modernize this core platform to enable it to build on its past successes and enhance it for the future.

Core requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and programming skills.

  • Ability to identify and isolate problem areas within entire application flow and can investigate root cause and implement solutions.

  • Works well independently and in a geographically diverse team environment.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Java developer with 8+ years of experience building high-performance web services.

  • Low-level network programming with TCP/IP sockets.

  • Experience with multi-process, multithreaded development.

  • SQL expertise, preferably with stored procedure experience. Knowledge of transactions, ACID compliance and data normalization.

  • Strong Object Oriented Design and Programming skills, hands-on application troubleshooting and debugging skills

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with shell scripting including standard UNIX tools such as awk, grep and sed.

  • Experience with deploying complex systems to AWS is a plus.

  • Experience with current development technologies, methodologies and workflows including CI/CD, Agile development (Scrum), Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, Terraform, Behavior-Driven Development (BDD), Docker and microservices.

  • Experience with Maven, Log4j, JUnit, JMeter and Jetty-based web servers including Spark framework and Spring Boot.

  • Experience with TomCat and JBoss for Java web application development.

  • Experienced developing secure applications (OWASP Top 10).

  • JDBC, connection pools

  • Experience with JSON and XML data interchange formats. XSL and XSLT are a plus.

  • Experience tuning JVM is a plus.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Category: IT Development Group

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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