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Senior Software Engineer, DevOps & Automation

The Washington Post
Closing date
Oct 22, 2023

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Software Developer, IT
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Job Description

Write automation tools and templates. Collaborate and work with all Arc teams to realize DevOps and automation goals. Create canonical templates using AWS Cloudformation and Serverless Framework. Build deployment and infrastructure pipelines using AWS Codepipeline, Jenkins, CodeDeploy, Lambda, and Serverless Framework. Ensure developers are using good practices that are as automated as possible. Build additional automation tools where AWS tools do not reach, or where there are gaps. Build tooling that helps Arc with multi-region redundancy. Improve and support existing automation tools. Help developers review their applications for good automation practices.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems plus 5 years of experience building highly-scalable customer facing applications OR Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems plus 3 years of experience building highly-scalable customer facing applications. Also required: 2 years of experience working on a DevOps team that owns the full engineering lifecycle; 2 years of experience designing and implementing continuous-integration pipelines, such as AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins, or Spinnaker; 2 years of experience operating applications on AWS or another cloud provider; 2 years of experience operating applications that run in containers (Docker) and a container scheduling service, like Amazon ECS or Kubernetes; and 1 year of experience with automated deployment tools such as CloudFormation, CDK, or Serverless. All experience may be concurrent. Job can be performed remotely from any US state or DC. Wage range: $157,061-$194,800/year.

To apply, send resume to Sara Mogilski, Attn: SSE, 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 program

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.


Thank you for your interest in a career with The Washington Post. We invite you to review all of our open positions to find the one that's right for you. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Since it first began publication more than 130 years ago, The Washington Post has grown into one of the most storied and respected news organizations in the world. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, today's Post is the indispensable guide to Washington. In print, we enjoy the highest penetration of any major metropolitan newspaper in the United States. On the web, we have the third largest news website with 17 million unique visitors each month, and have recently launched a celebrated news app for the iPad. We serve Washington in all media, on any platform, including paid products, events, and tailored content.

More broadly, The Washington Post Company delivers quality products to today's students, readers and viewers. What unites our company is the immediacy of our products and services, created by teachers and tutors at Kaplan; reporters and editors at our media properties; and associates at Cable ONE.
Washington Post Media views its employees as its most valuable asset and provides a comprehensive benefits package to promote healthy and balanced lives at work and at home. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for training and career advancement and an outstanding, progressive benefits package including:
Health and dental benefits
Flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts
401(k) and company-funded cash balance plan
Life and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Domestic partner benefits
Employee assistance program
Employee referral program

Company info
1301 K Street, N.W.

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