Application Programmer

Dow Jones & Co. Inc
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description

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. We enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content

The Application Programmer, working from detailed specifications, generally develops solutions for well-defined, business problems at a subsystem or module scope. Can expect to work in diverse areas such as pagination, user applications, advertising applications, etc.
Assists in necessary software investigation, analysis and evaluation to determine solution feasibility.
Assists in the development of work plans, task sequencing and the extent to which tasks may be performed concurrently.Prepares structured charts, tables, and logic diagrams needed in problem analysis
Under supervision, develops, implements and maintains application systems to support business needs.
Implements new technology systems in support of the corporate technology direction.
Performs investigation and analysis to solve problems.
Directs trouble resolution activities, coordinating with technical staff, vendors, and carriers.
Performs limited system administrator functions.
Participates in business analysis, systems analysis/consulting, and systems design.
Makes use of application development standards for designing, building and maintaining applications, applications components, and common services including the use of standard languages and tools.
Builds and executes rigorous and thorough testing plans for software developed.
Provides technical assistance, guidance, and training to staff and customers for new systems.

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Company Description

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is a global provider of business and financial news and information. The Company’s operations are divided into three operating segments: print publishing, electronic publishing, and general-interest community newspapers. The print publishing segment contains the operations of The Wall Street Journal and its international editions, Barron’s and other periodicals, as well as U.S. television operations. Electronic publishing includes the operations of Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Indexes, and among others. Community newspapers published by Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, include 19 general-interest dailies in 11 states.

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