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Dow Jones Senior PHP Software Engineer in Romania

Job Description:

Senior PHP Software Engineer

Your team:

NAVX of OPIS, a Dow Jones Company, delivers retail fuel prices, electric vehicle charging sites, and parking lot information in real time. Through NAVX, consumers (Automobile, OEM industries and navigation companies) are able to seek out the lowest gas station prices near them, find parking lots nearby with available spaces, easily locate EV charging stations and much more through convenient in-dash applications and mobile devices in their cars.

As a Senior PHP Software Engineer, you will:

  • Work in a team environment using Agile practices

  • Develop frameworks and tools to process and analyze large amounts of data

  • Utilize Continuous Integration and code review methods

  • Contribute to a cross-functional team building new capabilities for our API's

  • Write and improve PHP code according to internal standards

  • Develop PHP & MySQL web applications focusing on high-availability and performance

  • Use your expertise to create custom web components and styles

  • Collaborate closely with other developers, internal and external customers

  • Constantly learn from and educate others to improve yourself and our products (Gas Stations, Electric Vehicle Charging Site, Parking Lot Availability & Location)

As a Senior PHP Software Engineer, you will be expected to have:

  • 2-4 years of related experience in PHP, JavaScript (jQuery framework)

  • Hands-on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and API's

  • Experience in building reusable UI components for front-end integrations

  • Ability to solve complex problems and learn from mistakes

  • Familiarity with database concepts (MySQL)

  • Good troubleshooting skills

  • Fluent knowledge of English

You will also need established experience in and/or knowledge of:

  • Back-end data modeling

  • Develop apps that run on a mobile or other devices

  • Previous experience with other programming languages like Python or Java

  • Testing frameworks, PHP Unit, Selenium

  • Knowledge of HTTP protocol, XML parsing

  • Experience using GIT, Jira, Confluence

  • Experience with a CI/CD Platform such as Jenkins

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: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 32990