Dow Jones

Software Engineer

Job Locations USA-MN-Minneapolis
Requisition ID
Job Function
IT Development
Business Area
Job Area1

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • As part of a cross-functional agile software team, you will design, implement, and maintain our web applications in a highly collaborative environment

  • Participate in discussions about technology, design, UX, 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 are capable of driving toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate

  • Maintain and share knowledge in emerging technologies and tools in the industry

  • Being able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • Share a passion for design and technology



  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Design or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience developing web applications

  • Proficient knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design.

  • Working knowledge of web based technologies with a combination of the following: Node.js, React, JSON, NoSQL, SQL


Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Fluency in Node.js

  • Advanced CSS knowledge – Grid, Flexbox, etc.

  • Experience with Webpack

  • Fluency in one JavaScript Framework; preferably React

  • Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus

  • Experience with NoSQL – S3, Redis, Memcached, BigQuery, ElastiCache, ORM

  • Knowledge of ES6

  • Knowledge of basic design and UX principles

  • Experience with video players a big 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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