Agile Engineers Wanted at Dow Jones
Feb. 7th 2018
If you're an engineer, I'm sure at some point in your career you've held a job where taking time off just isn't an option. There are too many projects to complete, and you can't justify a lengthy vacation because it means missing this deadline or that conference. Forget taking time off to start a family or take care of an elder family member, life outside work just doesn't exist.
Luckily, it's not like that at Dow Jones.
Not only does Dow Jones have a Returnship program that gives professionals who have taken an extended break in their career an opportunity for a fresh start, but they offer flexible work with generous time off and parental leave for all. Dow Jones even hired a woman at 9 months pregnant to lead their tech team- talk about agile!
If you're an Engineer who thrives in a fast paced environment and is willing to go the extra mile for a company who is ready to invest in you and your success, keep reading for two opportunities you can't pass up.
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Software Engineer at Dow Jones
Dow Jones is looking for someone to join their cross-functional agile software team, to design, implement, and maintain their web applications in a highly collaborative environment.
Location: Minneapolis (MN) , New York (NY)
Employment Type: Full Time
- Participation in discussions about technology, design, UX, infrastructure and considering 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 industryBeing able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environmentShare a passion for design and technology
- BS/MS in Computer Science, Design or equivalent
- 2+ years experience developing web applications
- 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
Senior Software Engineer at Dow Jones
Dow Jones is looking for someone to help play a key role in project development, implementation, and deployment on their engineering team.
Location: Minneapolis (MN), Princeton (NJ)
Employment Type: Full Time
- Working within the technology teams to build applications and architectures to support our Editorial, Data Acquisition, Database, and Data Distribution systems.
- Creating application and system architectures, working closely with 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.
- Defining and building the application development and maintenance environment (includes component and assembly test environments). This includes the design and implementation of the developers', testing, application monitoring/control, change management and implementation workbenches.
- Designing and implementing the process and repository for cataloguing and managing application code/constructs (software configuration management) and reusable application components.
- Responsibility for adherence to the implementation of software engineering methods/practices.Effectively communicating system enhancement needs and may play lead role in the solutions implementation.
- A minimum 5 years of experience with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science is required.
- Fluid in Information and System Architecture.
- Proficient in architectures (from Website to backend systems) with experience in application performance and API development.
- Understanding of Database technologies including Relational, SQL, and NoSQL.
- Experience designing and creating SQL relational database tables, views, indexes.Hands-on experience writing database SQL code including stored procedures, functions.
- Experience with both Linux and Windows operating systems.
- Experience with architecting systems in a cloud-based computing environment, preferably Amazon AWS with tools such as Cloud Formation, Terraform, Jenkins, Chef, Artifactory.
- 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 XML, XHTML, DHTML, DOM, JSON and Web Services.Experience with designing load balanced/high performance (low latency) 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.
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