Application Development Consultant, Metadata Services

Job Description:

Dow Jones is looking to hire software developers to enhance and maintain the Professional Information Business line’s Metadata Platform. The Metadata Platform drives the accuracy of the navigation and search results of our product line by not only identifying entities but disambiguating common names and generating relevance rankings leveraging modern entity extraction and classification systems. The PIB archive consists of over 1 billion articles in 28 languages and adds about 2 million documents per day. The platform supporting this area must be operational 24×7×365 and must be highly performant. As a developer on this team, you will be part of an Agile Scrum team and help broaden and update our technology stack. The Metadata Platform takes advantage of cloud computing and linguistic processing and you will have the opportunity to work with these exciting technologies

Primary responsibilities/accountabilities.

  • Develop code in various languages to support a variety of custom annotation algorithms
  • Software Engineering using the latest Continuous Integration and Deployment techniques
  • Manage cloud based deployments of these technologies
  • Work with DevOps to enhance Dow Jones processes

Skills/Experience required

  • 5 years software development
  • Experience with Java / C++ / Python / Ruby programming languages
  • Experience with Linux OS (at least 3 years)
  • Understanding/Experience in Scrum team
  • Source code control experience – preferably Git / GitHub
  • Application build experience – Maven / Ant / etc.
  • Jenkins experience
  • JAXB experience a plus
  • XML Schema

Company Overview:

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-29110

Job Locations USA – NJ-PRINCETON

Job Function IT Development


Job Area1 Technology

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