Senior Software Engineer

Washington, DC
Nov 18, 2020
Mar 19, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

As a senior engineer, you will help set the direction of the design and development of our evolving ecosystem of high performing SaaS products in Arc Publishing. You will partner with product owners, architects, and Arc clients to build a world-class, bleeding-edge set of services focusing on video content management, live streaming, video editing, and video ad monetization. You will play a crucial role with opportunities to bring your unique ideas around development practices, testing, and deployment strategies to the table.

  • Develop new features/optimizations on our custom built Audio and Video players.
  • Build dynamic new features across both the front-end and the back-end of Audio/Video/Photo content management systems.
  • Integrate photo/video/audio content across The Post's publishing landscape and platforms
  • Collaborate with designers to implement and extend our Design System across components.
  • Use your experience to help guide technical decisions and participate in technical architecture discussions.
  • Enhance the ad monetization and performance of Audio and Video players
  • 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.

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience preferably working on a SaaS product
  • Experienced in building web-based, distributed, multi-tenant, and multi-tier applications using Java and JavaScript.
  • Capable of designing, building, and testing web services and APIs.
  • Good knowledge of Spring, REST, Service Oriented Architecture, Docker, and container services.
  • Experience working with VOD and live video asset management and encoding.
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into high-level designs and act as a subject matter expert in software design, architecture, implementation, deployment, and support across our full platform
  • Proficient in SQL and relational database modeling
  • Knowledge of NoSQL, queues, caches is a plus

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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