Washington D.C.
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring a Full Stack engineer for our site team ( In this role, you will work 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.

Sample projects include:

  • Build and scale an alternative reading experience for subscribers

  • Transform onto a new generation ARC rendering platform

  • Deliver real time election results as maps, tables, and graphics

  • Work with newsroom to develop new tools to work in an always changing digital landscape


  • Developing new, and contributing to existing, platforms that have a critical role in the digital landscape that supports

  • Exploring and bringing new technologies and architectures to our technology landscape.

  • Building and deploying to production, making the lives of our users better, helping further support the business objectives of the Post.

  • Building and scaling apps from scratch.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, equivalent field, or equivalent experience.

  • React.js experience desired.       

  • 2+  years of creating user facing experiences on production sites.

  • 2+  years of experience with client side languages (e.g.,JavaScript, HTML5, CSS).

  • Experience in server side technologies (Python, Java, Node. MongoDB.)

  • Experience with DevOps technologies like Docker, Jenkins, and AWS Products.

  • Familiarity with 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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