Dow Jones

SRT Senior Engineer in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Reliability Engineer in Princeton, NJ

Posted 2019-08-23

SRT Senior Engineer in PRINCETON, New Jersey
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Job Description:

Position is for an SRT (Site Reliability Tools) Lead Engineer to architect. design, build, and support monitoring technologies from known vendors and bespoke solutions based on NodeJS, Python, java, .NET, Lambda, etc.
Work alongside other Cloud, SRT, and SRE engineers to help create and maintain a monitoring framework for a hybrid AWS and on-premise environment.
Work with multiple vendor technologies and various best-of-breed SaaS and enterprise cloud management tools/products (Splunk, New Relic, DataDog, Opsgenie, AWS, etc.).
Solve problems using a software development and continuous improvement mindset.

Design and implement reliable, scalable, and well-structured monitoring strategies and automation for cloud native applications.
Serve as team backup Scrum Master.
Implement architecture models and standards with direction setting support.
Define standards for designing, building, maintaining systems, systems/application components and common services including the recommended languages and tools.
Partner effectively with the product teams to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap.
Able to identify areas of strategic technical debt and provide cost/benefit analysis for eliminating this debt and suggested timelines for how to prioritize it.
Introduce new technologies that will make the team and its output more efficient. This should include but not limited to cross knowledge training
Candidate should own and promote technologies and intimately know requirements to make multiple projects successful.
Document infrastructure and design decisions along with being able to explain those decisions both to business and tech owners.
Establish strong relationships with all internal stakeholders and service owners to ensure they are providing correct information to configure alerts
Translate business use-cases into operational dashboards and queries
Identify gaps in the visibility provided by logs collected to make recommendations for additional logging
Work on creating and implementing application monitoring and logging strategies using tools like New Relic and Splunk.
Build and maintain infrastructure on AWS.
Build tools and services from scratch to fill the existing technology gaps.
Work on troubleshooting application integration issues with development teams.
Remain up-to-date on industry trends and technologies and facilitate the application where appropriate.

Skills & Experience:
Possesses a solid understanding of modern web application architecture, TCP/IP, HTTP, and complex cloud network and security topologies.
Strong knowledge of monitoring tools architecture, implementation, and integrations in Hybrid DC and multi-cloud environment.
Hands-on experience with administering Linux systems.
Scripting experience with Shell, Python or Ruby.
Experience with AWS services such as EC2, VPC, RDS, CloudWatch, CloudFront, Route53 etc.
Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Redis), as well as AWS native RDS and DynamoDB.
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services.
Willingness to learn and build new tools from scratch.
Strong knowledge on both operational monitoring services and executive dashboards using Splunk and New Relic services.
Experience in writing and tuning custom and unique requirements into reliable and scalable solutions.
Ability to dissect a set of business requirements, and translate them into technical requirements as well as identify the places or technologies critical to making projects efficient and successful.
Experience using Splunk Enterprise Security and In-depth knowledge of Enterprise Security capabilities and familiarity with Splunk's new User Behavior Analytics (UBA) and Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) offerings.
Understands and practices best practices for code promotion across the various environments. (builds, approvals, release) - understands SDLC and Agile/Iterative practices.
Additional cloud or monitoring relevant certifications and experience are advantageous but not required.
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - STS

Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Company summary

Come help us revolutionize digital media! Are you a self starter who is energized by new challenges and enjoys a sense of accomplishment? Do you enjoy working with dynamic people in a highly collaborative, team environment? If so we want to speak with you.

Dow Jones is currently hiring “get-things-done” technologists with all levels of experience to help reinvent the way we develop products and deliver best in class digital solutions to all of our customers.

We are known for having the world’s best journalists and most expansive set of content. We are looking for versatile software, infrastructure and security engineers to join our team and become part of our evolving technology department. This is an opportunity to act as change agents and create a 21st-century product development team around our content. Like everyone else in our organization, you will be empowered to own your set of products. You will engage and collaborate with key stakeholders in creating and executing a vision, as well as supporting the results.

We currently support multi-platform products across many brands including The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Barron’s, MarketWatch and Factiva.


Our philosophy: holistic benefits package

Here at Dow Jones we care for our people holistically. Whether it’s yoga classes on our 3rd floor New York office, fresh fruit at The Wall Street Journal snack bar, or an on-site day care center at our Princeton office – we care about you AND your family.

It starts here at Dow Jones:

We’ve created an open space – devoid of walls, barriers and offices to create a sense of community among our employees. Our on-site events (Digital Journalism conference, Women in Communications panel), pizza days, Blue Bottle espresso offerings and volunteer opportunities connect you with the broader vision of who we are as a global 5,000 strong news organization.

It evolves with your changing lifestyle:

Happy people are more productive, more creative and more insightful. Though a gym may suit your needs now, in 20 years’ time you’ll be thinking about elderly care for your parents. We know this, which is why our coverage includes care-taking resources for the aging.

Your contributions matter. Our benefits package is just another way we say “thank yo

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