Dow Jones

Software Engineer

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IT Development
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Job Description

Software Engineer

We are looking for a creative and passionate Software Engineer to shape the future of our Editorial and Publishing systems. You’ll be part of a growing technology team where everyone has the opportunity to come up with new ideas and to shape the future of our company in building game-changing software. Our engineers play a critical role in all stages of the product lifecycle, so we are looking for people who crave ownership, enjoy solving hard problems and have the initiative to fix things that aren’t working.



  • As part of a cross-functional software team, you will design, implement, and maintain customized features for our new CMS that is being built around WordPress.
  • Participate and lead technical discussions about technology, infrastructure and consider the pros/cons of a technology choice based on business value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery performance.
  • Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and driving toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate.
  • Maintain and share knowledge in emerging technologies and tools in the industry.
  • Be able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience with WordPress and experience customizing the WordPress Administration Dashboard.
  • 2+years experience with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience with node.js and React.
  • Experience with SQL databases with experience with MySQL a plus.
  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science
  • Experience in WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, node.js, React, HTML, and CSS
  • Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment is a plus

Company Overview

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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


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