Become a member of the market leading MarketWatch.com development team, where you will work alongside business stakeholders, product owners, and developers to build highly interactive, dynamic and data driven web applications for MarketWatch.com. Developers will be responsible for new product development, customizations, and enhancements and will work closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals.
This position requires strong web service development skills (REST/WCF) and a deep understanding of object-oriented programing, service oriented architecture and good communication abilities. Ideal candidates will have a background in Agile Deployment practices and will have comfort working independently and have the ability to work within a team and collaborate with other teams. HTML 5 and jQuery experience is a plus as is familiarity with MVC and other design patterns. A background in mathematics or statistics is a plus as is familiarity with market data feeds.
Position Skills and Experience:
- Strong understanding of software best-practices as it applies to web application development
- Understanding of the financial markets is a big plus
- Background in mathematics or statistics is a big plus
- Familiarity with Linux environment a big plus
- Object-oriented programming ability (such as C#, C , or Java)
- Experience with Agile Development methodologies (SCRUM)
- Understanding of service oriented architecture
- 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
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of experience.
When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and SmartMoney. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and insight into prosperity. From 58 countries and in a dozen languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content.
At Dow Jones we are committed to professional development and advancement. We offer programs from tuition assistance, to training and mentoring programs that develop job skills and position employees for new and challenging roles across the many global offices of Dow Jones and News Corporation.
We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k with profit sharing, generous paid time off and much more.
Dow Jones is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.