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Dow Jones Application Developer (Open to Remote) in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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

You will design and implement solutions supporting multiple business applications. As the Application Developer, you will create, edit and update web pages or for desktop, tablet or mobile platforms. Responsibilities will also include collaborating and consulting with the design, editorial, and technology teams on prototypes, mock-ups and explorations. You will be responsible for new product development, customizations, and enhancements and will work closely with cross-functional staff to achieve project goals. You will report to the IT Manager and be based in Princeton, New Jersey.

You Will:

  • Design, code, and support solutions to meet business needs.

  • Code and maintain business specific applications.

  • Work with Application Architects and Tech Leads to design integrations between distributed systems.

  • Code, configure, unit test and create supporting documentation for application development tasks.

  • Support application testing and deployment as part of the full release cycle.

  • Provide support for the production environment including incident management and resolution.

  • Identify and plan for system upgrades including vendor hardware and software upgrades.

  • Understanding of object-oriented programing and service oriented architecture.

You Have:

  • Have a background in Agile Deployment practices.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft .NET and .NET Core C# language.

  • Knowledge of Java, JavaScript, and Python.

  • Knowledge of JSON and XML.

  • Knowledge of RESTful web services.

  • Knowledge of cloud environments (AWS).

  • Knowledge of developing reports for purposes of data analysis and business intelligence.

  • Knowledge of security frameworks for user and services authorization and authentication.

  • Experience with web design (UI/UX) and development.

  • Experience with relational databases (SQL Server).

  • Experience with creating and executing unit, functional, destructive and performance test.

  • Experience with modern debugging and root cause analysis techniques.

  • Experience with software version control systems  Experience with software development lifecycles.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 1 or more years in Software Development.

  • Nimble learner who wants to grow, understand, and implement new technologies in the company.

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


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.


Job Category: Software Product Engineering

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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: 36800