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Dow Jones Sr Software Engineer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

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).


We are looking for creative and passionate web developers who want to be part of a growing technology team that focuses on giving our users a memorable experience with our world-renowned content. Help us redefine the storytelling experience at one of the largest media sites on the web. In this particular role, you'll work with the Barron's team and other Dow Jones products to bring our site to new levels of user engagement and technology optimization. You will report to the Sr. Manager of Engineering.

  • Advocate for engineering best practices

  • Be able to both support an opposing opinion as well as learn from differing perspectives on issues

  • Successfully collaborate with engineers across other Dow Jones products to both prevent unexpected issues and take advantage of shared technology

  • Understand and improve standards of code development for shared applications and services

  • Learn about new technologies and be able to present pros and cons of adoption in terms of business value, scalability, maintainability, and project delivery performance

  • Analyze complex technological problems and present solutions

  • Dig into product requirements to discover goals desired to make informed decisions on technical approaches

  • Influence designers and product team to define goals that bring the most value to Barron's and aligns with the technical standards set

  • Be able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines.

What You'll Love About Us:

  • Learn from, learn with, and teach experienced engineers as we strive to continuously improve a product loved by its users.

  • Use and contribute to open-source technology and stay at the cutting edge of web technology

  • Make changes that you can be proud of to a heavily trafficked site where millions will see your work

  • Enjoy a culture where collaboration is encouraged and unique perspectives can thrive

  • Career opportunities with clearly defined paths for reaching new levels in the company


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 5+ years experience developing web applications

  • Experience with Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design

  • Experience with Javascript and the best practices around the web

  • Understanding of capabilities with HTML5 and DOM manipulation

  • Advanced CSS Knowledge: Grid, Flexbox, Media Queries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Node.js

  • Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus

  • Experience with technologies: ExpressJs, React, Redis, NextJs, Terraform, Webpack



  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 36149