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Dow Jones Principal Software Engineer in Gdansk, Poland

Job Description:

ABOUT US

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficiently as possible.

Chemical Market Analytics by OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price benchmarks, analytics, advisory services and forecasting capabilities for the world’s most important base chemicals. It is also a growing provider of data and insights in plastic circularity, carbon pricing and sustainability.

OPIS is seeking an experienced, driven and future thinking Principal Software Engineer, located in our Gdansk, Poland office, in our Chemical Market Analytics Product Technology division. This role is a leader within our development teams, responsible for offering innovative technical and architectural direction across multiple agile development teams.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead one or more development teams of 5-7 developers using Agile practices (Kanban/Scrum)

  • Lead the development of our web-based platforms and tools to process and analyze large amounts of data for business analytics

  • Will be expected to continuously contribute code to systems under development

  • Serve as mentor and coach to teammates and promote knowledge sharing and communication across product development teams

  • Assist in migrations from legacy systems

  • Redesign systems to fit modern cloud architectures

  • Leverage, maintain and improve automation and pipelines (continuous integration and deployment)

  • Collaborate closely with developers, testers, stakeholders and internal customers

  • Advocate, contribute and ensure alignment to organizational standards and best practices

  • Champion the appropriate use of technology and provide leadership in balancing technical elegance with functional requirements and practical benefits, as we implement and integrate technologies

YOUR EXPERTISE

  • 7 or more years of increasing responsibility in technical roles, with 2 or more years of experience as a development lead in an agile environment

  • Full project life-cycle experience – from design to successful production releases

  • Strong knowledge of software design concepts

  • Experience with designing modules and enterprise-grade systems

  • Experience with a variety of design patterns and selection approaches

  • Working knowledge of modern database concepts

ESTABLISHED EXPERTISE

  • Strong foundation in .NET, .NET Core and C# preferred

  • Angular, React or other modern front-end frameworks

  • TypeScript, JavaScript

  • Git version control

  • SQL or any document database

  • Testing frameworks: NUnit, xUnit

  • AWS experience preferred

  • Docker, Terraform, Azure DevOps is a plus

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

  • Fluent in English

  • Strong, effective communication skills that bring multiple personalities and cultures together to work towards common goals

  • Excellent business judgement, know how to prioritize, when to collaborate and when to seek assistance

  • Seeks deep understanding of long-term business goals and strategies to ensure technological alignment

  • Cultivates, builds, and maintains partnerships with peers in development, product technology, business, and relevant experts

  • Passionate about managing and developing employees, goal setting, guiding career paths and growth opportunities

If these things strike a chord with you, we should talk.

WE’D ALSO LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCES WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Degrees, Certifications, and/or awards/recognition that you have achieved

  • Project management tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Workfront, Rally, Clarizen, Asana, etc.

  • Flow diagramming tools such as LucidChart, Visio, etc.

  • UX/UI mockup and prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Sketch, PowerPoint, etc.

Reasonable accommodation:Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - 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. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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: 38510

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