Subscriptions Front-end Engineer

Washington, DC
Nov 30, 2022
Jan 12, 2023
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is seeking a Front-End Software Engineer for our Subscriptions Engineering team. This team of engineers focus on acquiring and retaining digital subscribers across our platforms. As a front-end engineer, you will build features, services and tools for our subscribers and the subscriptions business. You will be part of a fast paced, collaborative team
that supports the full lifecycle of our subscribers and delivers high quality products. You will have an opportunity to work with colleagues from all parts of the company from Marketing to the Newsroom. This role reports to a Director of Engineering.

  • You have a passion to write flexible and reusable code
  • You are energized with learning new technologies and platforms
  • You have an eye for detail and passion for quality
  • You are obsessed with understanding the big picture and how your work fits in
  • You will have opportunities to work on multiple projects and deliver a variety of features and services.
  • You love to collaborate to figure out solutions to the toughest problems
  • You have an aptitude to simplify and communicate technical concepts to a non-technica audience

  • 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 inbcode review/quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with designers to implement and extend our Design System acrossbsubscription components and their integration across
  • Consult with your partners in Product to form sprint goals and break work into atomic units.
  • Work with colleagues from different teams and disciplines to create a scalable experimentation and personalization architecture.
  • Participating in the on-call rotation. An on-call schedule will be determined a couple ofbmonths after you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

  • 2-3 years experience with developing highly scalable, performant web applications
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript and the React framework.
  • Experience with TypeScript.

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

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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