Barron's Tools & Visuals Developer

Dow Jones New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Barron's Group is seeking a full stack software developer to create tools, insets, and systems for our newsroom staff. Some of these tools you will own outright, and some you will work to support across our different CMS's and publishing systems. Our ideal candidate is comfortable problem-solving and excited to contribute to our capabilities across a suite of publications.

This person will work closely with our tech, product, and production teams to expand and improve a stable of storytelling tools. Candidates for this position are able communicate with stakeholders, understand the issue or need, scope out and develop a functional, flexible, and scalable solution, and see projects through to completion - including design, development, deployment, and support.

You are technical, creative, communicative, and care for the entire scope of a web stack. Functional, elegant interfaces excite you, as do clarity, specificity, and speed. We assume you like to think critically and communicate effectively. Ideal candidates for this job have 2 - 5 years building websites in a production environment.

Critical skills :

  • Writing clear, functional, and maintainable code

  • Writing syntactically proper, SEO-friendly front-end markup

  • Quickly identifying the cause of and solution for bugs and issues

  • Writing clear, concise Documentation

  • Supporting users of tools where necessary

  • Researching potential solutions to problems and making concrete, well-informed recommendations

Technologies we use include :

  • Node.js & Express

  • ES6, React & Redux

  • MongoDB, Mongoose, Postgres/SQL

  • HTML5

  • Webpack

  • Gulp

  • Bootstrap

  • Templates & Templating Engines (Mustache, etc)

  • General awareness of / applications for common libraries & tools (both frontend and backend)

  • Exploring documentation & utilizing API's

  • AWS tools and utilization

  • NewRelic

  • Git

Some of the above are critical. Some we know the right candidate might not use but will learn as necessary. If you think you're a candidate for this job, we encourage you to apply. We want to see personal and/or past work projects. We'd love to see code on Github.

Barron's Group offers an intellectually-compelling work environment with exposure to a modern codebase that serves millions of readers. In addition to competitive pay, we ship real code for a large media organization and interface with experienced developers. Our workplace is friendly and professional, and offers opportunities to grow and develop. Along with the latitude to explore a large array of interesting internal tools, projects, and products, we care about our readers, and are proud to help deliver news.

Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

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.

Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: News/Editorial 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).

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 17483


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