Site / Full Stack Engineer

Washington, DC
May 31, 2019
Aug 04, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
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:
  • Transform 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

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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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