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Dow Jones Lead Software Engineer, Professional Products in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal’s Professional Products Engineering team is seeking an experienced software engineer to work alongside business stakeholders, product owners, designers, and developers to build products designed to serve the specialized needs of business and financial professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understands and practices agile software development and management

  • Defines and implements application architecture models and programming standards with direction setting support.

  • Lead a passionate team of web engineers based in Princeton and Hong Kong

  • Design, develop, test and deploy web applications for The Wall Street Journal Professional Products

  • Partners effectively with product to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap for our digital products for WSJ Pro, C-Suite vertials and other new products designed to serve the specialized needs of business and financial professionals. c-suite and business professionals

  • Work closely with business stakeholders, designers, data scientists, product managers and other engineers to build innovative solutions

  • Communicate objectives with the development team and work to develop effective solutions that scale and translate across The Wall Street Journal digital and Dow Jones digital ecosystem.

  • Help set technical direction and long-term strategy for future initiatives.

  • Play an active role in the product development process.

  • Keep an eye on technical innovations and changing trends in the digital landscape.

Skills:

  • Extensive development experience is a must and a desire to learn new languages and operate across all platforms is essential.

  • 4+ years general web development experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript. Experience with React and Node.js is a huge plus.

  • Experience leading a team with Agile methodologies.

  • A strong background in software engineering and computer science fundamentals.

  • Familiarity with API design for highly scalable services.

  • A natural curiosity and desire to understand and contribute to the entire technology stack.

  • Strong understanding of software best-practices as it applies to web development

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with cloud computing via AWS or another cloud provider

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work

  • A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team or work independently

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

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: 20049

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