Application devt consultant

Company Name:
Dow Jones
Company Overview:
When you join Dow Jones, you become part 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 The Wall Street Journal, Barron''s, MarketWatch and DJX, our flagship news and analytics platform. 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 prosperity. From over 50 countries and in over a dozen languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content.
Job Description:
Dow Jones & Company seeks Application Developer in South Brunswick, New Jersey.
The primary focus of this position is to develop some new metadata and publishing features for WSJDN editors. Specific job duties include the following: Extend a set of existing computer applications and build a set of new tools, programs and interfaces; Develop dynamic web application prototypes; Work closely with other developers and the User Experience & Creative Design teams; Participate in the usability reviews and testing of the prototypes; Develop code to meet the product requirements and to comply with the industry standards; Employ a coding style that follows standard guidelines and tools; Build and executes rigorous and thorough testing plans for software; Apply current software engineering methods/practices.
Requires a Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, plus 5 years of experience. In the alternative, Employer will accept a Master''s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, plus 2 years of experience. One should also have at least 2 years of Java experience; experience in Java/J2EE, JSP, Struts, Play frameworks; strong knowledge of SQL and the ability to design efficient queries; expertise with XML, DOM, XSLT; experience with OOP theory and practices; experience with deployment systems using automated tools, like Maven 2; experience with Apache, Tomcat, JavaScript; and the ability to work independently within set guidelines for development of high quality code. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, and/or experience.
35 hours/week. Must also have authority to work permanently in the U.S.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
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
Requisition ID: 2014-23669
Job Locations: US-NJ-PRINCETON
Job Function: Information Technology

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