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Dow Jones

Lead Data Engineer

Job Description: About Our Organization:

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 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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About the Team:

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price transparency across the global fuel supply chain, including the Spot, Wholesale Rack and Retail markets. OPIS enables customers to buy and sell energy commodities with confidence with multi-platform access to accurate data, real-time news, powerful software and educational events. Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what the energy community needs and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products. Navigating world fuel markets is complex - OPIS makes it simpler.

We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer that will design, develop and maintain database architecture and code initiatives supporting internal and third-party software solutions, delivering excellent products in scope and on time, and meeting current and long-term business needs for the business area. Participate in an agile team of motivated, driven, high-energy engineers, building trust and confidence with team members and business stakeholders. Lead, mentor, and coach junior data engineers to build stronger and faster teams.

About the Role:

As an experienced and solution-oriented Lead Data 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. You will be a leader coaching, mentoring, and training team members driving both employee and team development and growth.

Your Expertise:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of database developer/engineering experience (SQL Server, PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Ability to create and understand data models
  • Ability to create and maintain stored procedures, views, functions
  • Ability to write advanced SQL code; queries and statements to explore source data and data issues
  • Working knowledge of cloud data technologies and architecture
  • Working knowledge of Python, PowerShell or Power BI
  • Working knowledge of building CI/CD pipelines for code deployment
  • Experience with execution plan analysis and performance tuning
  • Must speak and write in English fluently; Effective communicator

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/etc)
  • Experience being part of a continuous integration and deployment process
  • Experience using database monitoring tools and performance tuning

Our Benefits
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans
  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans
  • Education Benefits
  • Family Care Benefits
  • Commuter Transit Program
  • Subscription Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program

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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Req ID: 40600

Job ID: DowJones-Job_Req_40600_970219488
Employment Type: Other

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