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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.

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Lead Software Engineer, Java - San Francisco, CA

 Lead Software Engineer, Java

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 News System Engineering team is a diverse, multi-skilled group working in a collaborative, supportive and flexible environment where individual contributions have serious impact. We work on exciting projects, use modern technologies and offer many cross-discipline opportunities and space for continuing education and personal growth.

About The Role:

The Lead Software Engineer is a key position in the IT organization responsible for leading an engineering team, supporting a portfolio of key products and services and completing large-scale, complex development projects. In this role, you will partner with Product Managers, Enterprise Architects, Dev/Ops and other teams to create editorial and news distribution products and services.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design software applications based on specific or general business requirements

  • Write, debug, test, and document software for Business Wire's editorial, press release processing and distribution systems, APIs and services

  • Collaborate with business analysts, users and UI designers to jointly develop complex, mission critical applications

  • Provide operational development support to the systems support teams

  • Understand and apply software design concepts like security, availability and scalability

  • Provide accurate estimates of development time and aid in implementing business requirements for projects

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a computer-related field

  • 10 years of commercial application development experience with at least five years in a senior or lead role

  • 5 years of experience with J2SE

  • 5 years of experience with J2EE

  • Experience with basic web technologies such as HTML and CSS, and Javascript

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and documentation skills

  • Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams

  • Preferred:  Experience with development tools, technologies, methodologies and concepts such as

    • JDBC

    • Git

    • CI/CD

    • Test Driven Development

    • Cloud-computing

    • REST/Restful-concepts

    • Agile and SCRUM

To apply send resume and cover letter to mail to:  recruiting@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.