Senior Software Engineer - Java SE

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Job Description:

We are looking for inventive and passionate Senior Software Engineers who want to be part of a growing technology team. You will have opportunities to present new ideas and shape the future of our company in building game-changing software. Our engineers play an important role in all stages of product life-cycle, so we look for people who crave ownership, enjoy solving hard problems and want to improve software quality. We are looking for people who can enhance a text Search service that manages nearly 1.5 billion text documents. This is one of our core services, which powers nearly every product we offer.

Responsibilities:

  • As part of a diverse, international, agile software team, you will analyze requirements, design, implement, test and maintain our shared platform in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Lead technical discussions about technology, infrastructure and evaluate technology choices based on value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery goals.
  • Support Dow Jones technical cultural values and drive toward solutions independently, looking for feedback when appropriate.
  • Maintain and share knowledge in latest technologies in the industry.
  • Prioritize and manage work, following important project timelines.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 5+ years of experience developing applications with Java SE
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux/Unix
  • Understand Computer Science fundamentals including service-oriented architecture, cloud computing and behavior-driven development
  • Speak and write using business-level English
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with text search technology
  • Experience using NoSQL databases
  • Good understanding of XML, Xquery, JSON and database technologies
  • Experience building performant and scalable REST APIs
  • Experience with modern software construction technologies (e.g., AWS, Terraform, Chef, Docker, Jenkins, New Relic, OpsGenie, etc.)
  • Experience developing software in C++ and SQL, a plus
  • Exposure to Docker, public Cloud (AWS, Google Cloud, etc..), or container-based application deployment strategies is a plus
  • Experience building and deploying micro-services a plus
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Category: IT Development Group

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Req ID: 17559


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