Site / Full Stack Engineer

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 25, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Ref
JR-90270581
Function
Engineer
Hours
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 (washingtonpost.com). 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:

  • Transform washingtonpost.com onto a new generation ARC rendering platform

  • Build out and deploy a new content vertical in close coordination with the newsroom, product and design

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

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team members in designing and building highly-scalable backend services and applications for The Washington Post

  • Active participation on a scrum team including story grooming, planning work backlog, work estimation, sprint planning, retros, demos, etc.

  • Contribute to existing, platforms that have a critical role in the digital landscape that supports washingtonpost.com.

  • Work with a wide variety of engineering teams, design, product and newsroom stakeholders in the support and building of newsroom and public facing tools and applications.

Requirements:

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

  • Proficiency working with HTML, CSS and JavaScript in the React JavaScript framework.

  • Proficiency in at least one server side programming language; Node, Java, C#, Ruby, Go or Python.

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

  • Familiarity with Git.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building web applications on AWS.

  • Experience with end-to-end testing frameworks.

  • Experience with devops teams that own the full engineering lifecycle.

  • Experience analyzing application and cloud environment performance.

  • Eagerness to explore and learn new programming languages, tools and applications.

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