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Dow Jones Associate Director Software Engineering in Romania

Job Description:

About us

OPIS is one of the world's most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. Dow Jones provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels, and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. At its core, Dow Jones uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficient as possible.

Your team

OPIS, Dow Jones is looking to expand its Romanian .NET software development team based in Bucharest. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing team that will become an important part of global Dow Jones IT. This team will work closely with the OPIS IT HQ based in Gaithersburg, US. To fit this role, we are looking for that unique mix of solid technical capabilities, blended with strong interpersonal skills.


  • Lead our agile team, using company’s latest software development life-cycle working closely with team members from Romania and US

  • Champion the appropriate use of technology and provide leadership in balancing technical elegance with functional requirements and practical benefits, as we implement and integrate technologies

  • Assume a leadership role in ensuring on-time, high-quality delivery of products through the entire application life cycle

  • Improve and maintain continuous deployment methodologies adhering to company CI/CD best practices

  • Serve as mentor and coach to teammates and promote knowledge sharing and communication across product development teams

  • Maintain an excellent understanding of the business long term goals and strategy and ensures that designs are aligned with these

You are:

  • Experienced with developing and deploying native cloud-based solutions, possesses a passion for container-based technologies, immutable infrastructure, and continuous delivery practices in deploying global commercial software

  • Excellent business judgement, you know how to prioritize, when to collaborate and when to seek assistance

  • You are hands-on and committed to actively engaging with a global, agile delivery team.

  • Strong, effective communication skills as to bring multiple personalities and cultures together to work towards a common goal

Your expertise:

  • 10+ years of increasing responsibility in a development role

  • 1 or 2 years of experience as a development lead in an Agile environment

  • Strong knowledge of C# and Microsoft .Net stack

  • Experience using front-end Web technologies: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, NodeJS, React)

  • Strong involvement in data architecture and design, querying and integrating multiple database systems, both relational and NoSQL

  • Experience in Microservice architecture and development including REST based APIs

  • Existing experience with container runtimes and container management systems such as Kubernetes

  • Cloud experience (AWS/Azure) with deploying and integrating cloud native applications

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines

  • Real-world experience architecting and developing SaaS/PaaS applications using C# .Net/Core

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of Dow Jones, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees.

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Business Area: OPIS

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: 30960