Java Developer / Senior Developer

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 21, 2017
Closes
Jul 18, 2017
Ref
JR-90269008-1
Hours
Full Time

The Washington Post is hiring a Developer for our video team (washingtonpost.com). On the video team, you'll play an integral and varied role in the future of digital storytelling; specifically working on Goldfish - our  best-in-class video content management system, with metadata management, show and playlist creation, live events, video transcoding and a suite of video players for all major platforms.  

Responsibilities:

  • Spending 75% of the time writing code, and the other 25% getting feedback from customers, deciding which features to build and how, and sharing your great work
  • Exploring and bringing new technologies and architectures to our technology landscape
  • Building and deploying to production all the time, making the lives of our users better, helping us sell our platforms - aka. making a difference

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, equivalent field, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5  years of creating user facing experiences on production sites.
  • 2-5  years of experience with client side languages (e.g., HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript).
  • Server side experience in Node, PHP, Python, Java, or Scala desired
  • Familiarity with revision control systems, especially Git.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a highly agile environment.
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and a willingness to tackle complex, technical problems

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