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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description:Lead Software Engineer

We are looking for a creative and passionate Software Engineer who wants to be part of a technology team where everyone has the opportunity to come up with new ideas and to shape the future of our company in building game-changing software. In this role you will help lead the team that assists the building, deploying, and configuring of software across all of Dow Jones. The team works closely with many other teams across the organization and guides them to solutions that best fit their unique needs while defining standards they can use. Lead engineers are expected to make technology decisions and help champion best practices around architecture, infrastructure, testing, and code design. Our engineers play a critical role in all stages of the product life cycle, so we look for people who crave ownership, collaborate across the business, and think strategically to solve difficult problems.


  • Lead necessary software investigation, analysis and evaluation to determine solution feasibility.

  • Design and implement solutions for our build and deployment systems.

  • Work across teams to help define priorities and communicate roadmap.

  • Understands and practices agile software development and management.

  • Defines application development standards for designing, building and maintaining applications, components, and common services including the recommended use of languages and tools.

  • Partners effectively with product management to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 8+ years experience developing enterprise applications

  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including OO, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing and domain driven design

  • CI/CD experience with configuration management/IaaS and Jenkins

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Groovy

  • Exposure to Docker, Elastic Beanstalk or other cloud/container based application deployment

  • Cloud technologies and design patterns (AWS preferred)

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 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).

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Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 31285