Dow Jones

Senior Software Engineer

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IT Development
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Job Description

Senior Software Engineer:

The successful candidate will be a key member of our Customer Relation Management (CRM) team supporting new and exciting projects that focus on our custom applications such as User Admin Portal and Sales Order System; along with SaaS systems – and IBM Cast Iron. He/she will be part of the engineering team and have a key role in project development, implementation, and deployment.


Position Requirements:

A minimum 5 years of experience with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science is required. The candidate should be fluid in Information and System Architecture. Other key assets include:

  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages including Python, Node.js.
  • Proficient in architectures (from Website to backend systems) with extensive experience with UI frameworks utilizing HTML, CSS and Javascript. Knowledge of Django, a plus.
  • Understanding Relational SQL Database technologies.
  • Experience with Linux operating system.
  • Experience in delivering Systems to an enterprise environment that requires standards for error handling, logging, storage, and networking.
  • In-depth knowledge of communication protocols and understanding of REST, XML, JSON and Web Services.
  • Experience with building reusable APIs and integrating systems.
  • Proven experience in developing with a Software Development Life Cycle, preferably agile
  • Excellent written and oral Communication Skills
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements including architecture and design specifications.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams requiring coordination across multiple internal groups.
  • Experience with architecting systems in a cloud-based computing environment, preferably Amazon AWS.
  • Experience with, Apex, Visualforce and Java a big plus.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Works within the technology teams to build applications and architectures to support our internal and customer facing tools.
  • Design, develop and support business applications, working closely with business users and other technical teams and can effectively communicate these architectures to senior management.
  • Defining and implementing application architecture models and programming standards with little direction needed.

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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