Senior Software Engineer

Washington, DC
Mar 14, 2023
Mar 28, 2023
Full Time
Job Description

Job Duties:

Work across many backend services which power subscriber experiences onsite and in native mobile apps. Write high-quality code with best practices and design patterns in mind. Engage in code review/quality assurance. Work with partners from different teams and disciplines to create a scalable experimentation and personalization architecture. Consult with partners in Product to form sprint goals and break work into atomic units. Optimize the underlying AWS infrastructure for subscription services for performance and cost. Guide technical decisions and participate in technical architecture discussions. Limited on-call hours are required.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer and Information Science; and 3 years of experience as a Software Engineer. Also required: 3 years of experience working on an agile software development team working iteratively with designers, product managers, and stakeholders; 3 years of experience writing unit, integration, and end to end tests to ensure code quality; 3 years of experience with Java, Tomcat, DevOps technologies such as Jenkins and AWS products, MySQL, Oracle, and other relational databases, and Web servers such as Apache httpd. All experience may be earned concurrently. Remote work from any US state or DC is permissible.

To apply, send resume to Sara Mogilski, Attn: STPM, WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post, 1301 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071.

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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