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Dow Jones Senior Software Engineer (Java) (Backend) in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer (Java) (Backend)

Princeton, NJ (Hybrid)

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 is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role:

Dow Jones Risk and Compliance team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Java) (Backend) who can bring professional software engineering concepts and best practices to the workplace and high quality in the SDLC. Work with management and technology peers to implement process improvement opportunities within the business. Create and communicate ideas, plans, and recommendations to team members and business customers. Influence changes in the team and the business to achieve operational excellence. Determine causes of problems and best situational decisions. Apply technical/professional expertise to help deliver high-quality work products.

You Will:

Develop and maintain clean, quality code.

Write unit tests and regression tests to maintain code coverage.

Create build and deployment pipelines for APIs using appropriate tools to implement.

Collaborate with other team members, POs, and quality assurance to deliver high quality products.

Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements to task specifications.

Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets our coding standards, testing, security and maintainability guidelines.

Support product releases End-to-End.

You Have:

5+ years of experience in development, and implementation of enterprise-wide solutions based on Java technologies.

At least 5 years' experience creating web services providing Representational State Transfer (REST, RESTful) APIs.

Knowledge of OpenAPI Specifications.

Experience creating APIs using JSON:API standards.

Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines (Jenkins or equivalent).

Experience with Object-Oriented design methodologies and design patterns.

3+ years of experience in Linux/Unix.

AWS Cloud experience. (EC2, S3, Kinesis, ECS, SNS, SQS, Lambda etc.).

Experience with Amazon RDS for MySQL.

Understand Microservices architecture.

Knowledge of BDD and TDD.

Hands-on or understanding of blue-green deployments is a huge plus.

Experience with Docker or Kubernetes is a huge plus.

Familiarity with Service Mesh.


Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree.

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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Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Union role

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: 36691