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Dow Jones .Net Lead Software Engineer in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

About the Role

Our engineering teams' guiding principle and its philosophy have always been to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in ensuring ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If this culture is for you, you will learn a lot while enjoying everyday and staying abreast with industry technologies and practices working with a large engineering team.

The Professional Information Business Engineering Team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer based in Barcelona, who will manage the development, integration, support and maintenance of content processing and editorial applications and ensure that they follow established SDLC policies, procedures and guidelines. We are looking for creative and passionate engineers who want to be hands-on, implement and own code all the way through deployment and in production.

You Will:

  • Play an important role in all stages of the product life cycle, take ownership and have the initiative for building new software and ensure existing is functioning

  • Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end

  • Lead technical discussions and promote technical decisions covering your responsibilities

  • Practice Agile software development and management

  • Build rigorous load, stress and performance tests before deploying software

You Have:

  • 7+ years of design, development, and deployment of backend application software

  • Advanced SQL Server experience with T-SQL and stored procedures knowledge. Expertise of transactions, ACID compliance, data normalization and queries optimization and data access from .Net with ORM (entity fw, dapper) and direct queries.

  • Excellent working knowledge of .Net Framework with C# in building applications including asynchronous programming, queuing, caching, logging, xml/json serialization and security.

  • Extremely good troubleshooting skills especially with middle-tier and database applications.

  • Expertise in writing unit, functional, performance, soak and stress tests. Knowledge of BDD is a plus

Desired Experience:

  • Skills and proficiency in the development of ReSTful JSON APIs standards which includes using technologies such as API Gateways, authentication.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Deployment processes (Git, Jenkins…

  • Experience in Linux and Windows environments

  • Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes and serverless patterns in public Cloud (AWS)

  • Deployment strategies with infrastructure as code is a plus (Terraform, Chef)

  • Experience building and deploying microservices

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Retirement Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Career Growth Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Fitness reimbursement plan

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Job Category: IT Development Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 35008