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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer, Cybersecurity in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are looking for a lead software engineer with cyber security experience to join our product engineering team to support a number of security and compliance initiatives. In this role, you will analyze various cloud technologies and third-party technologies, with a focus on finding the balance between security and performance needs in clouds like AWS and Google. You will also be responsible for driving and maintaining compliance initiatives, like ISO 27001 standards across parts of the organization.

As a lead software security engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Be the champion of application security, work closely with developers solving security issues.

  • Reviewing new technologies and products for security implications.

  • Helping the engineering productivity team and others in solving cyber security problems in ways that not only comply with required standards, but also contribute materially to the security of Dow Jones systems.

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the perimeter protection products, WAF and bot protections. Create and fine tune perimeter security policies and exceptions lists.

  • Advising, influencing and educating the rest of the company on matters of compliance and security.

  • Interfacing with multiple teams and stakeholders to drive compliance to the ISO 27001 standard

  • Managing an ISMS required to maintain the ISO 27001 certification for the business

  • Implement AWS cloud security groups and policies for applications deployments

  • Assist security liaison on the proof of concepts for security and performance solutions.

  • Providing expert advice during security incidents, and communicating technical ideas to technical and non-technical audiences clearly in speech and prose

  • Collaborating with Engineering and Operations in the design of new compliance controls for new or existing products and technologies.

  • Automating routine parts of the security operations role

About the Team

Dow Jones' engineering productivity and InfoSec Team is responsible for safeguarding the security of Dow Jones' infrastructure and providing internal advocacy for security practices. Within this larger context, the Information Security and engineering productivity team works closely with product and platform teams throughout the company to help ensure that Dow Jones systems meet both the safety and security compliance needs of our customers.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.

  • 2+ years implementing standards like, ISO 27001 compliance for a global technology organization

  • 5+ years of experience designing secure complex distributed systems

Desired Skills

  • Security certifications (e.g., OSCP) and Cloud Certifications are a plus

  • Programming experience, preferably with a diversity of languages

  • Application performance and low latency applications

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Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

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: 28638