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Dow Jones Manager, Software Engineering, Android in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description: Manager, Mobile Engineering

We are seeking an experienced Engineering Manager with a strong background in Android development to join our esteemed Technology team at Dow Jones. In this role, you will help lead our mobile engineering team, overseeing the design, development, and maintenance of our mobile applications. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality, performant, and user-friendly mobile experiences that align seamlessly with Dow Jones' unparalleled commitment to delivering trusted news and financial insights to our global audience.

The Right Person

As a mobile engineering manager, with a passion for technology, user experience, and storytelling. You thrive on challenges and constantly seek opportunities to learn in the ever-evolving landscape of mobile development. Your expertise lies in native mobile technologies, and you possess a strong track record of hands-on experience in this domain.

You excel at leading technical discussions and formulating strategic plans to address complex engineering problems. Your leadership extends beyond ideation, as you are adept at driving the execution of these plans with and efficiency. You take initiative on critical projects, guiding teams towards successful outcomes.

Moreover, you're not just looking for another managerial role; you're driven by a sense of purpose and understand the significance of journalism in society. You're passionate about using your skills to contribute meaningfully to the public mission of journalism, aiming to make a lasting impact through your work. This role will report to the Director of Mobile Technology


  • Lead a team of mobile engineers, providing guidance, coaching, and support to foster their professional growth and development.

  • Delegate effectively to empower team members and scale yourself without micromanaging, providing autonomy while maintaining accountability.

  • Drive the technical direction and architectural decisions for our mobile applications, ensuring scalability, reliability, and maintainability.

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to define requirements, prioritize features, and plan development sprints.

  • Oversee the end-to-end development lifecycle of mobile applications, from concept to deployment and maintenance.

  • Ensure adherence to best practices and coding standards for mobile development, with a focus on performance optimization, user interface design, and platform compatibility.

  • Stay updated on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in mobile development, and incorporate relevant advancements into our processes and products.

  • Manage the app submission process for Apple App Store and Google Play Store, ensuring compliance with platform guidelines and addressing any issues or rejections.

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the mobile engineering team and across the organization.

  • Maintain a balance between managerial responsibilities and hands-on contribution to code, participating in code reviews, architecture discussions, and occasional coding tasks to stay connected with the technical aspects of the projects.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

  • 7+ years of experience in mobile application development.

  • Prior experience in a leadership or management role, with a track record of successfully leading and mentoring engineering teams.

  • Proficiency in native mobile development languages and frameworks, such as Swift and/or Kotlin.

  • Deep understanding of mobile performance optimization techniques, user interface design principles, and platform-specific APIs.

  • Experience with mobile app deployment processes, including app store submissions, code signing, and release management.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Proactive attitude towards learning and adapting to new technologies and industry trends.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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: Dow Jones - Technology

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $65,000 - $200,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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: 41385