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Working at Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning! Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

Business Wire is renowned for both its excellent and unique benefits package. In the US, we offer the standard benefits such as health insurance, 401k matching and paid time off. We also offer unique benefits including reimbursement plans for fitness, dental, vision and education classes. Outside the US, benefits are offered according to local regulations and custom, and may vary by country. Most importantly, we value those employees who make their career at Business Wire; we are very proud of the fact that our length of employment far exceeds the standard. Longtime employees are well rewarded - financially, professionally, and uniquely.

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Software Engineer - San Francisco, CA

 Software Engineer

BW Office: San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!

Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

About The Team

The Engineering team is committed to creating forward-thinking solutions that enable business growth and rapid ideation. We embrace agile processes and individual empowerment and believe in mentoring team members to achieve career aspirations. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our collaborative team environment on our journey towards loosely coupled systems using a cloud-first, API-driven paradigm.

About The Role

The Software Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, testing and supporting Business Wire’s internal applications.  You’ll work closely with the Software Architect, business stakeholders and colleagues in an agile/scrum environment to build, enhance and support software applications.

What You’ll Do

  • Design software applications based on specific or general business requirements
  • Write, debug, test and document high availability software
  • Work closely with business analyst, user and UI designers to jointly develop top quality applications
  • Work with ever increasing independence on enhancements to familiar applications as experience grows
  • Provide accurate estimates of development time to implement business requirements for projects and offer suggestions for changes that could reduce development time
  • Work closely with business partners to develop robust and seamless applications
  • Adhere to organizational policies and Technology Change Management procedures

What You’ll Need

  • 2-3 years of professional software development experience
  • A four year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent 
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with detailed, focused execution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exposure to the following technologies:
    • J2EE (EJB, Servlet, JSP)
    • Java Swing
    • JUnit
    • React
    • Golang
    • Docker
    • Oracle RDBMS
    • High Availability
    • XML
    • XSL, XSLT and associated tools

To apply, send resume and cover letter to newsjobs@businesswire.com

Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.