Front End Developer

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 28, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Ref
JR-90270326-4
Hours
Full Time

Application Instructions

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

Job Description

The Washington Post is looking for a highly motivated front end developer/engineer who want to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment using the latest technologies. This candidate is expected to spend 80% of their time on hands-on development and the remainder on architecture/design/technical documentation. Our work is challenging and rewarding and our success is measured through the millions of customer's we serve each day. This is a unique opportunity to work with a world class newsroom and design team and take our digital platform to the next level. 

This specific project will be supporting Arc Publishing - https://www.arcpublishing.com/

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze application requirements and provide recommended technical design solutions that are efficient, scalable, maintainable, and accurately meet the needs of the business
  • Participate in the visual design process, advising on how front‑end technologies can be applied to potential product designs.
  • Participate in resolving challenging and demanding problems within the production environment.
  • Research and make recommendations on software tools, new approaches and new technologies

Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of Web development
  • Expertise in semantic markup, CSS, HTML, JQuery, JavaScript and Ajax
  • Experience developing with XML, JSON, XSL (PHP, Django, Python, Rails or other DB experience a plus
  • Docker, Amazon AWS experience a plus
  • Experience using Tag libraries and JSTL in JSPs
  • Experience working with Responsive and Adaptive designs for differing device capabilities
  • Expertise in with client side FE languages CSS(3), HTML(5), and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks (eg. jQuery, Knockout.js).
  • Foundational understanding of Servlets and J2EE concepts is a plus
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments (Java, PHP, Python, Node.js)
  • Experience with large scale Enterprise CMS a plus

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