Senior Developer - Back End SQL
We are seeking a Senior Backend Software Engineer with Extensive MySQL, SQL-Query skills, Analytical skills - ability to analyze business data and present data to drive business decision, Linux skills, knowledge of accounting/financial principles helpful, ability to develop and support system interfaces and processes
The ideal candidate has a demonstrated history, and passion for, solving complex technical challenges with a particular focus on efficiency and performance. Our team shares a deep passion for journalism and a strong commitment to improving the experience for readers, both directly and indirectly (through powerful tools that empower our internal users to create spectacular experiences).
MINIMUM RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS
- 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.
- Owning the end to end technical requirements and roadmap for major engineering products.
- Working in tandem with business partners to build leading edge products that have a material impact on The Washington Post and the industry.
- Strong experience SQL & MySQL
- Experience writing complex queries & interfaces
- 3-5+ years focusing on enterprise systems
- Excellent judgment, both in technical and organizational problem solving
- Exceptional communication skills with both technical peers and non-technical partner