Dow Jones

Sr Principal Cloud Engineer

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK
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IT Development
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Job Description



Dow Jones & Company is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to support our Cloud Services  program. This role is responsible for the development of tools, orchestration and processes which automate the policies and processes of Dow Jones’ cloud infrastructures.  Candidate will advocate software engineering best practices such as Test Driven Development, and Extreme Programming to teams executing Infrastructure development. Candidate will help in improving the automation framework around scalability, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.


In-depth knowledge of AWS is preferred


  • Responsible for the development of tooling to automate processes.  Developed code must adhere to SDLC best practices, including documentation, unit and functional testing, and composability.
  • Leverage existing CI/CD pipelines, or develop new ones as appropriate, to ensure processes are automated to the greatest extent possible.  Where manual interaction is required, ensure that inputs and outputs are integrated into automated processes.
  • Evaluate information gathering processes with a view toward streamlining and automating them in accordance with the above principles.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure developed code is accessible and easily adaptable to their business processes.
  • Champion a collaborative development approach which encourages and accepts contributions and emphasizes transparency.


Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum of five or more years of software development with a focus on TDD and agile methodologies.
  • Strong Python development experience is preferred, however other languages may be considered.  Powershell experience nice-to-have.
  • Development and collaboration experience with Git Workflow.
  • Experience with design & architecture using modern design patterns in a cloud environment, especially with the AWS API.
  • Experience with cloud models such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and the security implications and requisite control frameworks.
  • Broad technical knowledge of IT Infrastructure services, including security, directory services, identity management, network, systems, storage, database, etc.
  • Must possess great oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate complicated technical issues and risks to engineers, project managers and product managers.

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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