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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer, React UI, C#/.NET/NodeJs (Open) in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Do you like building scalable, realtime, resilient applications in the cloud computing environment? The Dow Jones Technology engineering team is looking for lead software engineers who have a passion for building cutting edge mission-critical software solutions.Our platform supports a dynamic business that provides the world’s most comprehensive collection of news and data to a broad spectrum of enterprise clients. You will need to bring keen analytical skills and a passion for creative problem-solving. We are looking for engineers who are unafraid of learning new technologies. The Dow Jones Technology team has embarked on a strategic investment program to modernize its content publishing platforms and Web API/Database applications to allow them to build on past successes and enhance them for the future. You will report into the Engineering team that is aligned with the Professional Information Business product line within Dow Jones.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and practices agile software development and management

  • Defines and implements application architecture models and programming standards with direction setting support.

  • Design and implement the developers’, testing, application monitoring/control, change management and implementation.

  • Defines application development standards for designing, building and maintaining applications, application components, and common services including the recommended use of languages and tools.

  • Partners effectively with product to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap

  • Able to identify areas of strategic technical debt and provide cost/benefit analysis for eliminating this debt and suggested timelines for how to prioritize it

Core requirements:

  • Excellent verbal & written skills to interact, build and maintain effective relationships with peers. This also includes communication channels like email, chat, scrum boards, wiki pages etc.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and programming skills, with high responsibility and care of the details

  • Ability to identify and isolate problem areas within the entire application flow and to investigate the root cause and implement solutions. Need to get a clear understanding of the requirements and work with the business to implement best possible solutions.

  • Self-organized, working well independently and in a geographically diverse team environment in a collaborative fashion.

  • Initiative person with a positive mindset, creative thinking, adaptive to workflow changes and with a strive to keep his/her expertise up-to-date

  • Ability to design a good architecture for a new project as well as migration of legacy projects to new architecture. Produce and maintain proper documentation.

  • Ability to identify tech debts and code smells while working on a project and to take steps to reduce them.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Strong 4+ years of React.JS development and building progressive web applications, Single page applications,

  • Microsoft .NET and/or NodeJs developer with 7+ years of experience building high-performance client/server and web applications.

  • Strong experience in RESTful API design, develop & support and JSON API standards.

  • Strong experience with JSON and XML data interchange formats. XSL and XSLT are a plus.

  • Strong Object Oriented Design and Programming skills for designing, building and maintaining clean, readable, efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code

  • Hands-on application troubleshooting and debugging skills, including using tools such as, Visual Studio debugger, Windows Event Viewer and Browser based debugging tools..

  • Experience with multi-process, multithreaded development in a Windows environment.

  • Experience with current development technologies, methodologies and workflows including CI/CD, Agile development (Scrum, JIRA), Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, Terraform, Docker.

  • Experience writing unit tests using NUnit, Mocha, Karma.JS.

Desired Skills/Experience (would be a plus):

  • Experience with microservices technologies, methodologies and workflows including spinnaker, istio, Grafana, prometheus.

  • Experience writing functional, performance, soak and stress tests.

  • Experience with Behavior Driven Development, cucumber and gherkin.

  • Experience developing secure applications (OWASP Top 10)

  • Experience with encryption and compression techniques

  • Experience with administering and deploying web applications and APIs to IIS

  • Experience with Log4Net or Serilog

  • Experience with developing and deploying and configuring Windows Services and WCF Services

  • Experience in the development of web applications which includes web sites & APIs using technologies such as NodeJS, Nginx, Apache, Tomcat.

  • Experience in Linux-based systems

  • Accomplishments working on large-scale projects with diverse stakeholders and with cross-functional teams

  • Basic knowledge of building UI and frameworks such as ReactJS or similar.

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

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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