Senior Front-End Software Engineer - Subscriptions

Washington, DC
Aug 10, 2022
Sep 16, 2022
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring a Senior Front-End Engineer for our subscription team to focus on acquiring and retaining digital subscribers. Digital subscriptions is a fast paced, high growth environment that respects its engineers and customers. We are looking for a self-driven engineer with a conscientious mentality and a commitment to innovate with high quality work. In this role, you have a direct impact on The Post's top line performance and the opportunity to work with colleagues from all parts of the company from Marketing to the Newsroom.

  • Build reusable, user facing front-end components that are shared across other applications for rapid development and scaling to support Digital Subscriptions experiences on
  • Extend functionality of internal tools used by Marketing and Newsroom stakeholders to build/deploy site experiences to achieve company subscription goals.
  • Write high-quality code with best practices and design patterns in mind and engage in code review/quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with designers to implement and extend our Design System across subscription components and their integration across
  • Use your experience to help guide technical decisions and participate in technical architecture discussions.
  • Work with your partners from different teams and disciplines to create a scalable experimentation and personalization architecture.
  • Consult with your partners in Product to form sprint goals and break work into atomic units.
  • This role requires limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined a couple of months after you join, considering team size and other variables.

What we're looking for

It's okay to not meet 100% of these requirements! We're primarily looking for people who are motivated to learn new technologies and who enjoy pushing the limits of front-end development.
  • 4-5 years' experience with developing highly scalable, performant Web applications.
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript and the React framework.
  • Experience with TypeScript.
  • Experience writing unit, integration and end to end tests to ensure code quality.
  • A keen eye for detail and love of delivering beautiful user experiences that prioritizes performance.
  • Experience with DevOps technologies like Docker, Jenkins, and AWS Products.
  • Familiarly with module bundling technologies like Webpack.
  • Experience in agile software development teams working iteratively with designers, product managers, and stakeholders.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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