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Dow Jones Summer 2020 Technology Development Internship in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Summer 2020 Technology Development Internship

Department/Product Overview:

Do you like building scalable, realtime, resilient applications in the cloud computing environment? The Dow Jones Technology engineering team is looking for software developers who have a passion for building cutting edge mission-critical software solutions.Our platform supports a dynamic business that provides the world’s most comprehensive collection of news and data to a broad spectrum of enterprise clients. Our team is developing and maintaining Dow Jones' infrastructures, improving its research tools and services and powering strategic decisions delivering actionable intelligence with global news, data and insights.

You will need to bring keen analytical skills and a passion for creative problem-solving. We are looking for engineers who are unafraid of learning new technologies. The Dow Jones Technology team has embarked on a strategic investment program to modernize its content publishing platforms and Web API/Database applications to allow them to build on past successes and enhance them for the future. You will report into the Engineering team that is aligned with the Professional Information Business product line within Dow Jones.

Position Statement:

The project involves migrating a large scale, high performance OnPremise SQLServer database into the AWS cloud. The database is used for high volume data processing of our external providers of Company and Executive data sets. The project will involve researching and choosing the best database solution to provide a scalable and highly-available solution spread across Amazon regions for fault tolerance and disaster recovery (DR).

While SQLServer RDS may be the most straightforward option, the project should involve evaluation of AWS native database solutions like Aurora or DynamoDB for the best fit. The work would involve learning and using the AWS Data Migration Service (DMS) and AWS Schema conversion tool (SCT) to migrate the database components and data. This is a great opportunity for someone who is excited about technology and has a strong interest in learning and experimenting with the latest cloud technologies.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Understanding application architecture for the purposes of database migration into the Amazon AWS cloud.

  • Analyzing database solutions in the cloud including Amazon AWS RDS, Amazon Aurora and other NoSQL options for best fit for the application migration.

  • Use of cloud database migration and analysis services for schema conversions and import/export tools.

Knowledge/Experience Preferred:

  • Working towards a bachelor's degree in Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, with at least two years of school successfully completed.

  • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages; C/C++, C#, Java, Node.js, python

  • Interest in cloud technologies and cloud managed services. Experience with Amazon AWS a plus.

Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Experience with Amazon AWS or other cloud platform a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft SQLServer Management Studio a plus

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - STS

Job Category: 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 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).

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