Dow Jones is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the Dow Jones AdTech engineering team. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is interested in taking ownership of technical projects, architecting complex solutions, contributing code, and guiding other engineers. They are passionate about technology and are able to accomplish their goals through innovation, collaboration, and communication as well as diving in to contribute themselves.
As Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for working cross-functionally to architect solutions for both iOS and Android applications across our consumer brands, including The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and Barron’s.
This position will play a pivotal role in ensuring our solutions align with the larger Dow Jones strategy for AdTech, with a view on building functionality that can be broadly adopted and reused by other teams and business units.
Who We Are
Dow Jones AdTech serves a portfolio of consumer-facing brands in financial advice, news, luxury real estate, and lifestyle, and includes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Barron’s Penta, Barron’s Next, MarketWatch, FN London, and Mansion Global. This role is part of the AdTech Engineering team and will be specifically focused on contributing to the mobile applications for these digital brands..
Design and lead development of key architectural initiatives to advance our mobile AdTech solutions across our brands.
Work closely with product managers, commercial stakeholders and other engineering teams to design solutions that meet our business objectives.
Mentor and support junior engineers across within the AdTech engineering team.
Define best practices and standards that lead to broad, positive change for both our teams and our technology
Play an active role in the product development process.
Keep an eye on technical innovations and changing trends in the mobile landscape.
An experienced engineer with five plus years in a tech lead role.
A creative thinker and problem solver, able to distill complex problems down to actionable items with simple solutions.
A proven leader, playing a central role in decision making for both technical and organizational issues.
A passionate mentor, sought out by other employees as well as external teams and individuals.
An experienced mobile engineer/architect (iOS/Android).
Familiar with different app development approaches, including native, hybrid, cross and platform frameworks
Skills & Experience
7-10 years total experience in mobile application development (iOS and Android)
1-3 years leading or guiding and motivating a Software Engineering team
Understanding of microservices or service-oriented architecture
Experience with Agile Development methodologies (SCRUM)
Proven ability to analyze, separate, and estimate effort associated with various technical solutions
Ability and desire to interact with technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels
Experience with APIs (REST)
Experience with cloud computing via AWS or another cloud provider
Experience in the AdTech industry or implementing Advertising SDKs on mobile applications
Experience with BrowserStack or similar testing services.
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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 - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
Req ID: 29712