Lead Developer - Ad Products

Washington D.C.
Feb 01, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time

Senior Developer will work on a variety of product for our client solutions group.  In this role you will build engaging ad product for our client storytelling. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated history, and passion for, solving complex technical challenges with a focus on efficiency and performance. Our development team is an energetic and forward-thinking team which uses rapid agile development in an open-source, devops cloud-based environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing new, and contributing to existing ad products that have a critical role how our stories are consumed.
  • Leading and participating in major architectural decisions, helping to review code and implementations, and bring in new and emerging technologies into the organization.
  • Promoting an agile - prototype first - culture that prizes continuous learning and growth, while maintaining a high regard for quality.
  • Working in tandem with editorial and business partners to build leading edge media products that have a material impact on The Washington Post and the industry.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years of relevant technical professional experience required (including 2+ years in a software development role) - familiar with both front end and back end technologies
  • Familiarity with ad/marketing industry
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate methodologies and their applications to non-technical individuals
  • Openness to working with new frameworks \\ languages, a passion to learn emerging technologies & paradigms, and ability to handle occasional ambiguity.
  • Excellent judgment, both in technical and organizational problem solving.

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