Dow Jones

Principal Software Engineer

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IT Development
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Job Description

We are looking for a highly self motivated, work ethic driven individual to be part of the Professional Information Business platform services team. The right candidate has a passion for building quality products and services using a variety of technologies.



  • As part of a cross-functional team, build, enhance and maintain services that screen complex structured data.
  • Participate and lead technical design discussions within technology, evaluate tools and technologies and build POCs
  • Be part of a highly agile team and manage priorities around multiple projects and deadlines
  • Full stack ownership of all components of the service including AWS infrastructure, CI/CD, testing and deployment

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong Java programming (CoreJava) skills (5 years+)
  • Experience in Linux/Unix (5 years+)
  • Experience with modern software construction technologies (e.g., AWS, Terraform, Chef, Jenkins, New Relic, OpsGenie, etc.)
  • Experience in Web Services design and implementation (REST)
  • Good understanding of XML, Xquery, JSON and database technologies
  • Deep understanding of Agile development methodology
  • Sound Knowledge in CI/CD, TDD, regression test suites, unit tests, smoke tests
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good verbal, written communication skills

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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