Senior Full Stack Engineer

Washington, DC
Nov 17, 2020
Dec 18, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring a Senior Full Stack Engineer for our subscription team to focus on acquiring and retaining digital subscribers. Digital subscriptions is a fast paced, high growth environment that respects its engineers and customers. We are looking for a self-driven engineer with a conscientious mentality and a commitment to innovate with high quality work. In this role, you have a direct impact on The Post's top line performance and the opportunity to work with colleagues from all parts of the company from Marketing to the Newsroom.

  • Build highly scalable and performant rest API's that supports the Digital Subscriptions mission.
  • Build and support the underlying infrastructure on which our API's are built.
  • Experience with client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks such as React and Angular.
  • Use your experience to help guide technical decisions and participate in technical architecture discussions.
  • Work directly with product managers and occasionally stakeholders from either the Newsroom or other internal teams to help translate business requirements into technical tasks.
  • Serve in an on-call capacity.

What we're looking for

It's okay to not meet 100% of these requirements! We're primarily looking for people who meet some of these requirements and are motivated to learn new technologies and expand their skill set.
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, AngularJS, and React.
  • Experience with back-end technologies such as Java, Spring Boot, and JUnit.
  • Experience with DevOps technologies such as Docker and Jenkins.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as S3, ECS, EC2, and CloudWatch.
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL.
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests to ensure code quality.
  • Experience in agile software development teams and working iteratively with designers, product managers, and stakeholders.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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