Dow Jones Senior Software Engineer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Job Description:

We are looking for creative and passionate web developers who want to be part of a growing technology team that focuses on giving our users a memorable experience with our world-renowned content. Help us redefine the storytelling experience at one of the largest media sites on the web. In this particular role, you’ll work with the Barron’s team and other Dow Jones products to bring our site to new levels of user engagement and technology optimisation.


  • Advocate for engineering best practices

  • Be able to both support an opposing opinion as well as learn from differing perspectives on issues

  • Successfully collaborate with engineers across other Dow Jones products to both prevent unexpected issues and take advantage of shared technology

  • Understand and improve standards of code development for shared applications and services

  • Learn about new technologies and be able to present pros and cons of adoption in terms of business value, scalability, maintainability, and project delivery performance

  • Analyze complex technological problems and present solutions

  • Dig into product requirements to discover goals desired to make informed decisions on technical approaches

  • Influence designers and product team to define goals that bring the most value to Barron’s and aligns with the technical standards set

  • Be able to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

What You’ll Love About Us:

  • Learn from, learn with, and teach highly skilled engineers as we strive to stay at the cutting edge of web technology

  • Make changes that you can be proud of to a heavily trafficked site where millions will see your work

  • Enjoy a culture where collaboration is encouraged and unique perspectives can thrive

  • Career opportunities with clearly defined paths for reaching new levels in the company


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 5+ years experience developing web applications

  • Proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals including web development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, test driven development and domain driven design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong understanding of Javascript and the best practices around the web

  • Understanding of capabilities with HTML5 and DOM manipulation

  • Advanced CSS Knowledge: Grid, Flexbox, Media Queries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Node.js

  • Exposure to Docker, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus

  • Experience with technologies: ExpressJs, React, Redis, Redux, Terraform, Webpack

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG

Job Category:

IT Development Group

About Us

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).