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Dow Jones Manager of Software Engineering - Web in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

Role Purpose:

The Manager of Software Engineering - Web is responsible for the delivery of the web-based products for IBD. This person manages a team of software developers that build sound technical solutions for front-end web-based product requirements, working directly with product stakeholders and quality assurance. The Manager of Software Engineering – Web reports to the Director of Software Engineering for IBD.

We are looking for manager of our full-stack web development teams. In this role, you will be responsible for guiding, coaching and mentoring individual contributors. Working collaboratively with our product and design teams, you will also be responsible for making sure software development priorities are taken into account, while features and improvements are being planned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guide, coach, and mentor individual contributors on your team

  • Design front-end architecture that integrates with other systems and technologies

  • Perform regular performance reviews of frontend individual contributors

  • Work closely with the product team to influence the direction, quality, and cadence of development

  • Advocate for the evolving needs of the team

  • Suggest creative improvements in response to team feedback

  • Participate in the migration of local data-center applications into AWS.

  • Work with technical leadership to continually optimize cost/performance in AWS.

  • Passion for solving challenging issues.

  • Attend daily sprint standup meetings.

  • Promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve common goals and deadlines.

Required Experience:

  • Senior level experience with React/Agular/JavaScript/NodeJs/TypeScript/ CSS (7yr+)

  • Team leader and/or Managerial experience in a technical organization

  • Strong knowledge of design/implement Microservice Architecture

  • Experience design and work with AWS Cloud Technology

  • Experience working with UX/UI, design, and accessibility would be an advantage

  • Self-motivation and pragmatism – love working in a fast-paced environment and understand how to balance competing priorities and understand the benefits of delivering value to end-users in an iterative manner.

  • Great organization and communication skills when working with technical and non-technical people.

  • Excellent technical, troubleshooting and analytical skills.

  • Experience with NextJS is a must.

  • Strong knowledge of open-source libraries/tools.

  • Experience with the financial market data (e.g., stock/options/crypto) is a plus.

  • Aptitude for understanding, digesting, and analyzing complex systems integration.

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Business Area: Investor's Business Daily

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: 29228