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Dow Jones Software Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Software Engineer

About the Role:

Our engineering teams' guiding principle and its philosophy have always been to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in enabling ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If this culture is for you, you will learn a lot while enjoying everyday and staying abreast with cutting-edge industry technologies and practices collaborating with a large engineering team.

The Risk Center Third Party (RCTP) Team is looking for a Software Engineer based in Glasgow, who will manage the development, integration, support and maintenance of the RCTP platform and ensure that they follow established SDLC policies, procedures and guidelines. We are looking for creative and passionate engineers who want to be hands-on, design, implement and own code all the way through deployment and in production.

You Will:

  • Play an essential role in all stages of the product life cycle, take ownership and have the initiative for building new software and ensure existing is functioning

  • Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end

  • Contribute to technical discussions and help drive effective technical decisions covering their area of responsibility

  • Understand and practice Agile software development and management

  • Build and execute rigorous load, stress and performance tests before deploying software

  • Work on a flagship, market leading product

  • Work in a cloud-native environment

  • Work on the latest cutting edge technologies, in a collaborative, supportive environment

You Have:

  • Experience of design, development, and deployment of backend application software

  • NoSQL database experience, Azure Cosmos DB is a plus but not required. Expertise of transactions, ACID compliance, data normalization and queries optimization.

  • Solid working knowledge of .Net Framework with C# in building resilient applications including asynchronous programming, queuing, caching, logging, xml/json serialization and security.

  • Extremely good troubleshooting skills especially with middle-tier and database applications.

  • Experience in writing unit, functional, performance, soak and stress tests. Knowledge of BDD is a plus


  • Ideally 3+ years of design, development, and deployment of application software

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

  • Working knowledge of any mainstream front-end technologies such as Javascript, TypeScript, React, Redux, Razor Views and CSS.

  • Experience with Git, Azure Devops

  • Troubleshooting skills especially with middle-tier and database applications.

  • Experience implementing ReSTful APIs following JSON API standards

  • Experience writing unit tests using Mocha, Karma.JS, testing with Phantom browser or other such tools. Knowledge of Cucumber is a plus

  • Familiarity with browser and mobile app testing and debugging, building responsive front-end applications.

  • Experience designing and deploying applications in cloud-based environment is a plus

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare & Dental Plans

  • Retirement Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Career Growth Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Fitness reimbursement plan

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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 .

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Job Category: IT Development Group

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: 35509