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Dow Jones Lead Backend Engineer for Mobile in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a senior web engineer to help us build and improve the backend systems that support the Journal’s app for iOS and Android. As a mobile engineer, you'll join our team of developers working together to bring innovative news and storytelling techniques to our mobile platforms. Our team consists of iOS, Android and backend developers working closely with product, design and the newsroom.

About Our Work

  • We write our code primarily in Node.js.

  • We use Git for source control.

  • We code review all pull requests.

  • We use continuous integration with automatically deployed builds.

  • We write tests for new code.

  • We work closely with product, design and the newsroom.

  • We are continually adapting and refining our process.


  • At least 2 years of development experience in Node.js

  • At least 4 years of software development experience

  • Experience building scalable APIs with working knowledge of REST

  • Experience with the software development life-cycle, especially Agile and Scrum

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science (or equivalent experience)

Nice to Have

  • Hands-on experience with NoSQL databases like MongoDB

  • Experience with Angular or React

  • Familiarity with AWS technologies like Lambda, API Gateway and S3

  • Familiarity with implementing caching mechanisms using Redis or Memcache

  • Experience with setting up CI/CD pipeline for applications

  • An online technical presence, e.g., GitHub or technical writing

  • LI-JA1-WSJ

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: IT Development Group

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 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).

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Req ID: 16335