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Dow Jones Applications Developer in HOUSTON, Texas

Job Description:

About us:

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 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role:

Writing modular, reusable code to liaise between external sources of data, internal tools and Databases. Maintain the cleanliness and centrality of the Python codebase for the Global Olefins team and wider CMA team. Porting into Python computational models built with Excel and performs maintenance on legacy VBA code. Able to translate our requirements into technical deliverables following existing patterns in the codebase, where possible. Other duties as assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time based on the needs of the team

You Will:

  • 3+ years of professional-level coding experience in Python, especially in data analysis packages (scipy, numpy, pandas etc.)

  • Experience with object-oriented programming is necessary , knowledge of OOP design patterns

  • Experience with peer-reviewing, code versioning (Git version control), and bug/issue tracking tools

  • Experience with Time Series Analysis and its implementation in Python (pmdarima, statsmodels)

  • Experience working across GNU/Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Experience working with Open Data Protocol (OData) and REST APIs

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience scraping websites with beautifulsoup, selenium.

  • Experience in the energy or chemicals industry

  • Familiarity with the use of type hints and static type checking tools (mypy)

  • Familiarity with test driven development and the use of unittest and pytest

  • Familiarity with ETL tools and Apache Airflow

  • Familiarity with containerization solutions like Docker and Kubernetes

  • You Have:

  • Being a team player, proactively contributing and meeting the needs of the team

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities autonomously

  • Proactive and customer focused with a “can-do” attitude

  • Highly responsive and enthusiastic — committed to taking ownership of deliverables

  • Resourceful and able to think creatively, adapting to changing user stories

  • Excellent attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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 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-CMA

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

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: 38752