Senior Java Developer


Senior Java Developer

• Do you have experience leading complex Java projects?
• Do you want to join one of the most respected Media and Information Brands Worldwide?
• Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience dealing face to face with users?

If so, this exciting position may be just what you are looking for.

Where is it based? – London

Who is my manager?
EMEA IT Development Manager

Who are we?

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.

What is the role?

Working within the EMEA IT Development department, the primary responsibility will be the development of the CRM & Subscription Management System and associated services. The primary development language is Java. The job will involve working on multiple projects, often in conjunction with the technology teams based within the United States, to further enhance system functionality and will include all aspects of the SDLC.

What is my personal contribution?

This position would be ideal for someone who would enjoy working with a wide variety of people from all areas of the business, has a strong technical background with good analytical skills and is keen to develop their skill set further. Responsibilities will include;

•Software development, primarily in Java and SQL, but also some VB and C#
•Compiling detailed test plans and performing QA on all developed work prior to deployment.
•Creating technical document for all developed work.
•Proactive input on system improvements, identifying problems and process enhancements.

What do you need from me?

• Strong Java based development experience (mainly core java with knowledge of JEE) within a Unix/Linux environment.
•Familiarity with Java world trends such as frameworks, libraries, design approaches.
•Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008, including stored procedures and functions, SQL Management Studio and SQL Server database administration knowledge.
•Demonstrable knowledge of T-SQL(Scripting, Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting) and familiarity with MS SQL
•Experience in the design and implementation of web-based, service-oriented and database based systems.
•Good working knowledge of Javascript (ExtJS, jQuery), HTML,CSS (intermediate knowledge needed ).
•Unix / Linux scripting. Good understanding of business facing Linux stack, (not to a kernel level but good hands on exposure). Experience with Linux troubleshooting, tuning utilities and Linux administration, (especially Debian).

•Client and Server-side component design, detailed technical design, development & testing.
•Experience with technical architecture analysis, design, development, and enhancements.
•Good working knowledge of TCIP/IP networking concepts and principles, and version control systems and workflow
•Proven skills in investigating and debugging data related issues
•Experience with CRM products and / or subscription management systems
•Knowledge of operations within the publishing business
•Some experience of report development using Crystal Reports Developer (XI)
•Experience with Java Web Services
•Experience with virtualization; VirtualBox, VMware
•Hands on experience with cloud computing – e.g. Amazon Web Services
•XML/JSON parsing
•Experience with JUnit, Spring and SOA/Web Services
•Experience in developing with Visual Basic 6 and familiarity with C#.
•Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

In return, we offer a professional, progressive and multicultural environment for you to grow both personally as well as a wide range of benefits offered by a global company.

About us

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.

How do you apply?

If you feel that this position matches your skills, experience and motivation then please submit your CV which must state your salary expectations - press the apply button now.

Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted
Closing date: Friday 28th February 2014

Job reference information
Advertiser Dow Jones International Ltd
Contact Name
Telephone (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference Dow_Feb20_01
Job reference information
Salary Competitive
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 20-Feb-2014
Last Updated Date 23-Apr-2014
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