Dow Jones Billing Team Lead in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information. Dow Jones produces newspapers, newswires, Web sites, mobile and tablet apps, newsletters, magazines, databases, conferences, radio and video under premier brand names such as The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and SmartMoney. The Wall Street Journal Digital Network consists of,,,, and is the largest paid subscription news site in the world and The Wall Street Journal is long one of the most respected names in journalism, Dow Jones has one of world’s largest news gathering operations with 2,000 journalists in more than 50 countries.

Dow Jones is a leader on the Web, pioneering a paid online news business.

You Will:

  • Be part of a team designing Dow Jones’s business and technology solutions.

  • Regularly launch products and services based on your work and be a creative and integral part of making these a success.

  • Embrace and Execute on DJ’s API first strategy.


  • New product development, customizations, and enhancements, working closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals.

  • Help establish code quality standards and ensure adherence to those standards.

  • Participates and reports status in scrums

  • Produce documentation and ensures team is producing quality documentation

  • Adapts quickly to new technology

  • Provide guidance on production support activities including improvements to operational awareness.

  • Guide team members on use of technology features to improve the application.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong understanding of software best-practices as it applies to web application, integration service and REST API development

  • Object oriented programming ability (such as C#, C++, or Java)

  • Experience with web based technologies with a combination of the following: ASP.Net MVC, IIS, WCF, REST, JSON, SOAP. Experience with HTML, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery is a plus

  • Experience with Agile Development methodologies (SCRUM)

  • Understanding of service oriented architecture

  • Experienced in using various design patterns, both high-level (e.g., GoF) and those idiomatic to C# and MVC.

  • Extensive knowledge in Visual Studio, Visual Studio.NET and Git/Gitub.

  • Experience with unit test frameworks, dependency injection and application profiling.

  • Experienced in Object Oriented Analysis and Design using UML.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast paced environment

  • A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team

  • Experience mentoring teams that are new to C# and ASP.NET technology.

  • Exposure to VNext/Core CLR technology, ideally participating in the early access program of Microsoft’s cross-platform implementations of and for C# and MVC.

  • Exposure to to functional programming concepts (Haskell, F#, Scala) is a plus

8+ years of development experience across the following:

  • C#, WebAPI & MVC in vNext; Mono

  • SQL & NoSQL – MySQL, S3, Mongo, Redis, Memcache, BigQuery, ElastiCache, or Event Store

  • Asynchronous programming

  • Web scale projects

  • Experience with Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux OSs.

  • Container based application deployment - Docker or equivalent

Your behaviors:

  • Passion - about technology and the solutions we are designing.

  • Communication that is articulate, clear and concise in regular conversation with your team and the wider stakeholder groups.

  • Attention to Detail - focused on the finer details that make the difference.

  • Delivery Focus - pragmatic and driven to get solutions live.

  • A Proactive attitude - you are a self starter who seeks out opportunities for yourself and your team.

  • Awareness of industry trends - such as challenges and best practices.

  • Positive attitude - generating enthusiasm among team members

Awareness of, and the ability to manage, business and technology expectations .

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2017-29581


Job Function IT Development


Job Area1 Technology

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