As part of a cross-functional agile software team, you will design, implement, and maintain our web applications in a highly collaborative environment
Work directly with DevOps and other engineers to push forward best practices in performance engineering and technical excellence.
Continuously innovate and strategize on making our applications faster and more resilient.
Develop tools and reports that will help us understand web application performance over time.
Improve and maintain stress testing and monitoring services/systems.
Discover, research, select, configure and deploy new technologies
Participate in discussions about technology, design, UX, infrastructure and consider the pros/cons of a technology choice based on business value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery performance
Contribute to and evangelize corporate-wide standards across Dow Jones Engineering teams.
Analyze complex problems, create reports and generate potential solutions for software, systems and processes.
Work closely with product, design, and engineering to deliver on product objectives.
Interface with Product Owners and Technology Program Managers to ensure ideas are taken from concept to design to plan to deployment.
Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and are capable of driving toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate
Maintain and share knowledge in emerging technologies and tools in the industry
Being able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
Share a passion for design and technology
Skills & Experience :
Minimum of 5 total years experience in Software Engineering
2 years as a web application performance engineer on high performance, high availability systems
Direct experience with deploying production systems in AWS or other cloud environment
Experience developing using Agile Methodologies
Excellent written and verbal communications
Proven ability to analyze, decompose and estimate effort associated with various technical solutions
Design and architecture for complex systems
Software development background
Expert knowledge of modern technologies
Ability to usher in and evangelize new technologies in a supportable manner
Advanced problem solving skills
Working knowledge of web based technologies with a combination of the following: Node.js, React, JSON, NoSQL, SQL
Fluency in Node.js
Advanced CSS knowledge – Grid, Flexbox, etc.
Experience with Webpack
Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus
Experience with NoSQL – S3, Redis, Memcached, BigQuery, ElastiCache, ORM
Knowledge of ES6
Knowledge of basic design and UX principles
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG
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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