Senior Tech Lead
- Experience 5-10 Years
- Category Technology
- Location Princeton, NJ
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.
The Senior Tech Lead will be part of a team designing Dow Jones’s business and technology solutions.
Regularly launch products and services based on your work and be a creative and integral part of making these a success. Look for synergies and be a change agent to unify platforms. Embrace and Execute on DJ’s API first strategy.
New product development, customizations, and enhancements, working closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals.
Ensures code quality and adherence to standards
Participates and reports status in scrums
Produce documentation and ensures team is producing quality documentation
Adapts quickly to new technology
Strong understanding of software best-practices as it applies to web application, integration service and REST API development
Strong understanding of Information Security best practices and design security into application design.
Object oriented programming ability (such as C#, C++, or Java)
Experience with Agile Development methodologies (SCRUM)
Understanding of service oriented architecture
Experience with unit test frameworks, dependency injection and application profiling.
Strong communication skills to be able to work across tech teams and with business stakeholders
Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast paced environment
A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
Exposure to functional programming concepts (Haskell, F#, Scala) is a plus
SalesForce experience will be a plus
8+ years of development experience across the following:
NodeJS, React / Reflux
SQL & NoSQL – MySQL, S3, Mongo, Redis, Memcache, BigQuery, ElastiCache
Web scale projects
Experience with Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux OSs.
Container based application deployment - Docker or equivalent