When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we are newswires, websites, mobile apps, newspapers, magazines, radio and television. This includes some of the world's widest-read and most-respected brands, including The Wall Street Journal Franchise with properties such as MarketWatch and AllThingsD, as well as Dow Jones Newswires and Factiva. While our media informs the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, it is our technology that transforms information into insight.
This posting is for the Dow Jones R&D group, a small team of developers working on strategic projects across the full Dow Jones portfolio. R&D is seeking an individual with an enthusiasm for next-generation, cloud-based operations. With a heavy focus on automation, strong scripting and/or software development skills are essential. In this position you will work to understand the devops software development process and craft an operational environment that increases the elasticity of our cloud as well as the efficiency of our developers.
Recent experience with any of the following technologies would be relevant and beneficial:
- Linux server administration (Centos, RedHat, Ubuntu)
- Compute clouds (Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine)
- Scripting languages (Perl, Python, Bash, etc)
- Continuous integration servers (Jenkins, Hudson)
- Monitoring and logging systems (Splunk, Graphite, Statsd, Cloudwatch)
- Networking protocols/services (DNS, Routing, Firewalls)
- Web servers (Nginx, Apache)
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