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Dow Jones Software Engineer in Romania

Job Description:

About Us

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS 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. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS 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 efficiently as possible.

We architect and design for high-availability, scalable, and fault tolerant systems that are decoupled and easy-to-maintain. A core part of our development philosophy revolves around microservices and the DevOps model. All new products are developed as microservices, with a focus on cloud native development and containers deployed on Container as a Service (CaaS) container management systems. The developers on our teams subscribe to a DevOps model where time to market (TTM) is a vital measure that we are constantly striving to improve. Quality is imperative and SQA is considered a part of the development process. As such, automated unit testing, regression, and integration tests are considered a key part of reaching our TTM goals.

Your Role

Are you an analytical thinker and passionate about problem solving? This is a unique opportunity to join a passionate team focused on delivering high quality products to a critical section of the economy. This team is tasked with building and maintaining core systems used by our customer base around the world. To fit this role, we are looking for that unique mix of solid technical capabilities, blended with strong interpersonal skills.

Your Responsibilities

As a solution-oriented Software Engineer your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: working with our product teams to provide timely, effective and performant solutions; contributing to the design of scalable data solutions, including the development of automated pipelines; implementing and/or maintaining database systems to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our application suite; understand and define business data requirements and identify data needs and data sources to create scalable data architecture and support enhancements, new product and implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Write, build and deploy code

  • Analyze business application requirements, identify concerns and develop action plans

  • Be part of an Agile team, using company’s latest software development life-cycle, working closely with team members from Romania and US

  • Leverage our Cloud infrastructure (AWS) in order to design solutions that make the best of it

  • Maintains existing legacy applications

  • Track down and resolve bugs in any OPIS code base

  • Adhere to best practice development standards (such as continuous integration and deployment)

Your Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related technical field

  • 0-2 years hands-on software development experience

  • Strong knowledge of OOP principles

  • Strong knowledge of C# and Microsoft .NET framework

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  • Good understanding of a relational database engine - SQL Server (or PostgreSQL)

  • Experience with modern software development life-cycle

Does this sound like you?

  • A strong analytical thinker with a love for planning and organization who can manage competing demands with minimal supervision

  • A self-starter with a never-ending curiosity to learn and solve problems

  • A critical thinker, with mad problem-solving skills

  • A team player with great interpersonal and communication skills

  • A structured developer, with good time-management skills

If these things strike a chord with you, we should talk.

We’d also love to hear about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Degrees, Certifications, and/or awards/recognition that you have achieved

  • Knowledge of SDLC, Agile methodology and/or SCRUM

  • Experience working with scripts under source control (Git/TFVC/Mercurial/Svn/etc)

  • Experience being part of a continuous integration and deployment process

  • Experience using database monitoring tools (like tools from SolarWinds or RedGate)


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: Dow Jones - OPIS

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Req ID: 40995

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