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Dow Jones Senior Software Engineer, C#/.NET/.NET Core and SQL Server in SOFIA, Bulgaria

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer, C#/.NET/.NET Core and SQL Server

Do you like building scalable, realtime, resilient applications in the cloud computing environment? Dow Jones, leading provider of news and information, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who has a passion for building cutting edge mission-critical software solutions. You will join the Engineering team that is part of the Professional Information Business (PIB / B2B) product line within Dow Jones, and will be working on creating and deploying microservices hosted on a Service Mesh on AWS. The team projects use edge technologies and modern practices, including but not limited to:

  • C# .NET with frameworks up to .NET Core 3.1 and .NET 5/6

  • Cloud with AWS

  • Microservices on a Service Mesh using Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker, Istio, Envoy, Jaeger, Prometheus, Grafana

  • RESTful APIs following JSON:API standard

  • Multi-region, multi-environment CI/CD using Jenkins & Terraform, with support for Disaster Recovery

  • MS SQL Server, MySQL/Aurora, DynamoDB

  • Unit tests with nUnit/Moq, Integration Tests, BDD

  • Source Control with Git & GitFlow

  • Site Reliability Engineering - Logging, Monitoring, Alerting

  • Agile development following SCRUM methodology

Your responsibilities:

  • Identify and define solutions to business requirements and deliver state-of-the-art implementations in the form of application design, development and support

  • Design, code, upgrade, test (incl. automated unit, functional, smoke & performance testing), debug, document, integrate and maintain applications, application components and common services adhering to our SDLC best practices and guidelines

  • Make use of application design, development and maintenance standards including the use of standard languages and tools

  • Develop productivity skills by learning source control, editors, the build system, and other tools as well as testing best practices

  • Understand and practice Agile software development following SCRUM methodology.

  • Participate in business analysis, systems analysis/consulting, and systems design

  • Provide advice, guidance, training and support to junior developers, business and information technology users, business partners, and management

  • Lead technical discussions about architecture, infrastructure and frameworks and drive effective technical decisions covering their areas of responsibility

  • Establish intensive communication and good relationship with the team members and stakeholders, empower the team, lead by example and contribute to others’ and own career development

  • Promote the company culture, enforce the company standards and support the modernization and expansion processes

Core requirements for the position:

  • Excellent verbal & written skills to interact, build and maintain effective relationships with peers in both English and Bulgarian language via a diversity of communication channels like email, chat, meetings, scrum boards, wiki pages etc.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and programming skills, with high responsibility and care of the details. Ability to get a clear understanding of the requirements and work with the business to implement the best possible solutions.

  • Ability to identify and isolate problem areas within the entire application flow and to investigate the root cause and implement solutions.

  • Self-organized, working well independently and in a geographically diverse team environment in a collaborative fashion.

  • Initiative person with a positive mindset, creative thinking, adaptive to workflow changes and with a strive to keep his/her expertise up-to-date

  • Ability to design a good architecture for a new project as well as migration of legacy projects to new architecture. Produce and maintain proper documentation.

  • Ability to identify tech debts and code smells while working on a project and to take steps to reduce them.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Developer with strong 5+ years of experience building high-performance client/server and web applications using Microsoft C# .NET/.NET Core

  • Hands-on application troubleshooting and debugging skills, including usage of tools such as Visual Studio debugger

  • Strong Backend development with experience in RESTful API design, development & support

  • Strong experience with JSON and XML data interchange formats. XSL & XSLT are a plus.

  • Database development experience with RDBMS/SQL (3+ years), including stored procedures, triggers, functions, and TSQL. Knowledge of transactions and data normalization. Knowledge of ORMs such as Dapper, EF or similar.

  • Strong Object Oriented Design and Programming skills for designing, building and maintaining clean, readable, efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code

  • Experience writing unit and functional tests

  • Source control experience with Git. Knowledge of GitFlow is a plus.

Nice to have:

  • Cloud development and migration with AWS (preferably), Azure, GCP etc.

  • Experience with current development technologies, methodologies and workflows including CI/CD, Agile development (Scrum, JIRA), Jenkins, Artifactory, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Grafana, Prometheus.

  • Experience developing Microservices

  • Experience in optimizing SQL queries/procedures

  • Knowledge or experience with GRPC communication

  • Experience with Linux-based systems

  • Basic knowledge of building UI and frameworks such as ReactJS or similar

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Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

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: 33454