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Dow Jones Principal Software Engineer (Mobile) Remote or On-Site in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Dow Jones is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the Dow Jones AdTech engineering team. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is interested in taking ownership of technical projects, architecting complex solutions, contributing code, and guiding other engineers. They are passionate about technology and are able to accomplish their goals through innovation, collaboration, and communication as well as diving in to contribute themselves.

As Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for working cross-functionally to architect solutions for both iOS and Android applications across our consumer brands, including The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and Barron’s.

This position will play a pivotal role in ensuring our solutions align with the larger Dow Jones strategy for AdTech, with a view on building functionality that can be broadly adopted and reused by other teams and business units.

Who We Are

Dow Jones AdTech serves a portfolio of consumer-facing brands in financial advice, news, luxury real estate, and lifestyle, and includes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Barron’s Penta, Barron’s Next, MarketWatch, FN London, and Mansion Global. This role is part of the AdTech Engineering team and will be specifically focused on contributing to the mobile applications for these digital brands..

You will:

  • Design and lead development of key architectural initiatives to advance our mobile AdTech solutions across our brands.

  • Work closely with product managers, commercial stakeholders and other engineering teams to design solutions that meet our business objectives.

  • Mentor and support junior engineers across within the AdTech engineering team.

  • Define best practices and standards that lead to broad, positive change for both our teams and our technology

  • Play an active role in the product development process.

  • Keep an eye on technical innovations and changing trends in the mobile landscape.

You are:

  • An experienced engineer with five plus years in a tech lead role.

  • A creative thinker and problem solver, able to distill complex problems down to actionable items with simple solutions.

  • A proven leader, playing a central role in decision making for both technical and organizational issues.

  • A passionate mentor, sought out by other employees as well as external teams and individuals.

  • An experienced mobile engineer/architect (iOS/Android).

  • Familiar with different app development approaches, including native, hybrid, cross and platform frameworks

Skills & Experience

  • 7-10 years total experience in mobile application development (iOS and Android)

  • 1-3 years leading or guiding and motivating a Software Engineering team

  • Understanding of microservices or service-oriented architecture

  • Experience with Agile Development methodologies (SCRUM)

  • Proven ability to analyze, separate, and estimate effort associated with various technical solutions

  • Ability and desire to interact with technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels

  • Experience with APIs (REST)

Preferred Tools/Skills

  • Experience with cloud computing via AWS or another cloud provider

  • Knowledge JavaScript/HTML/CSS and other web technologies

  • Experience in the AdTech industry or implementing Advertising SDKs on mobile applications

  • Experience with BrowserStack or similar testing services.

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Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

NYC Pay Range: $65,000 - $200,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.

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: 29712