Customer Solutions Engineer

Recruiter
Dow Jones & Co.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Expires
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Function IT Development
Job Locations GBR-LONDON

Company Overview:

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).

Job Description:

Reporting to the General Manager, DNA Platform & Technology Partnerships our Customer Solutions Engineers are critical technical partners for our sales teams and clients. The CSE will drive integration opportunities for Dow Jones' clients and partners who range from cutting edge startups and incubators to the world's most respected corporations.

In addition to working with customers, the CSE team will have access to the cloud based DNA platform and tools for identifying innovative solutions to business problems. Their solutions will take many forms, from prototypes and demos to education.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Sales and their prospects/clients looking to understand and exploit integration possibilities with Dow Jones solutions
  • Advise and mentor prospective clients on their development of integration with Dow Jones platforms including building and managing proof of concepts
  • Share best practices, model designs etc. with prospects/clients for both technical development and successful negotiation of client's internal approvals processes
  • Provide feedback to Dow Jones Product and Technology teams on emerging requirements and client technology trends, lessons learned from pilot engagement approach
  • Build portfolio of successful examples/references
  • Technical account management of client post-sale, to facilitate adoption of Dow Jones technology within the client organisation



Requirements

  • More than 5 years' prior work in a customer-facing consulting role
  • Software development experience using Agile development practices
  • Demonstrated experience building and leading technical product demonstrations that include APIs, XML feeds, and configurable widgets
  • Business acumen and strategic problem solving skills to assist with client requirements
  • Experience responding to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs
  • Experience and passion for Big Data and data analytics including contemporary tools and languages
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Professionalism and a client first approach

Highly Desired:

  • Experience working with Google BigQuery
  • Strong coding skills in several programming languages, preferably including at least one contemporary mobile development language or framework
  • Experience and familiarity with our products and lines of business including Factiva, Risk & Compliance, VentureSource, Newswires, etc.

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