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Application Developer(Job Number: 000100701)

at Dow Jones & Company (Minneapolis, MN) Freelance Friday, April 16th, 2010

Job Description:

Description

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter to fill the role of Mobile Web Application Engineer. This individual will be responsible for working with a team of developers to deliver new products and improve the usability of the interfaces on our current offers. The individual must have the ability and desire to create rich desktop and mobile web applications and native mobile applications. The Mobile Web Application Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the application is scalable and extremely user friendly while taking advantage of cutting edge technologies where applicable. Industry experience and a strong interest in usability for business to business applications is a must. The ideal candidate must be fluent in technologies/methodologies for building rich front ends such as Java, Objective-C, Ajax, JSON, CSS, and JavaScript on top of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Design new products for mobile platforms such as iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Symbian.

* Must have expert-level knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

* Must have a solid understanding of object oriented programming.

* Expert level knowledge of desktop and mobile web browser idiosyncrasies.

* Develop rich user interface and middle-tier business objects.

* Must stay up to date on the latest technological advancements.

* Ability to quickly learn new technologies and evaluate their use within Dow Jones environment.

* Other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

* Requires BS degree or equivalent experience. Advanced degree desirable.

* Requires 3 or more years experience in software development, systems development with specific focus on

developing highly available web and mobile applications with rich client interfaces.

* Experience developing native applications for BlackBerry, Android, and iPhone.

* Strong presentation layer coding skills using Web 2.0 concepts and technologies is a must.

* Strong technology expertise/mastery in multiple areas such as o Objective-C o Java o .NET, C#, ASP.NET o

HTML5, DHTML, Ajax, CSS o JSON, XML, XPath, SOAP, WSDL o JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, YUI, Ext,

and Prototype

o Development environments such as Eclipse, Visual Studio o Agile development methodologies.

o Operating Systems such as Windows Server 200X, Linux

* Experience producing design artifacts such as detailed design Word documents, sequence diagrams, etc.

Demonstrable expertise in many of these areas:

* Ability to assimilate new technology or business areas.

* Ability to identify opportunities and design/develop solutions to meet them.

* Proven ability to work independently or in a team environment and self-motivated.

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