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Lead Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00085
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/02/2017
Role
The successful candidate will have the proper mix of system development experience, a proclivity to lead small teams, and passion for delivering high quality solutions using advanced technologies. The candidate will have proven experience with significantly complex problem domains and working across a broad range of technologies.

Responsibilities
¿ SME for complex/advanced technologies supporting our Products.
¿ Software development of most challenging problem spaces.
¿ Client, research, select, configure and deploy new technologies
¿ Work directly with DevOps and other lead technologists to push forward Dow Jones Engineering practices, Cloud deployments and technical excellence.
¿ Analyze complex problems, create reports and generate potential solutions for software, systems and processes.
¿ Work closely with Data Strategy and Document Enrichment teams to improve our Metadata platform serving various Dow Jones product lines.
¿ Lead efforts to migrate legacy platforms to modern technology stacks and practices.

Skills & Experience
¿ Minimum of 10 total years experience in Software Engineering
¿ 5 years as a senior software engineer on high performance, high availability systems
¿ Direct experience with AWS or other cloud environment
¿ Experience developing using Agile Methodologies
¿ Excellent written and verbal communications
¿ Expert level object oriented software development for Linux background (Java/C++)
¿ Experience with modern Software Engineering Practices - CI/CD, Test Driven Development, Tools (Jenkins, Terraform, etc.)
¿ Advanced problem solving skills
¿ Able to assist management to analyze, decompose and estimate effort associated with a wide array of technical solutions