Software Engineer

Washington, DC
Apr 26, 2021
Jun 09, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

Arc XP ( ) is a cloud-based digital experience platform that helps enterprise companies, retail brands and media and entertainment organizations create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliver powerful multichannel experiences. A division of The Washington Post, Arc XP has powered the digital transformation of customers across the globe, currently serving more than 1,500 sites in 24 countries that reach more than 1.5 billion unique visitors monthly.

As an increasing number of large digital publishers move their critical business processes to Arc XP, we are in need of talented full stack developers who are experienced working on the back end in Python and on the front end using JavaScript. The ideal candidate is excited to improve and stabilize the existing code base as well as design innovative solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers.

The full stack developer is part of our Professional Services organization and will work closely with project teams within Professional Services as well as Account Management, Platform Engineering and Product Management organizations.

  • Refactor and improve the stability of the existing Python code base.
  • Build and maintain applications running in AWS.
  • Write unit and integration tests to ensure code quality.
  • Work with product managers on task estimation and backlog planning.
  • Contribute to the architectural design and implementation of custom integrations with the Arc CMS.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to help meet SLA's with our customers.

Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years experience developing in Python.
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as JavaScript.
  • Experience building applications in AWS.
  • Experience working within an agile development framework.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Experience with data migration and systems integration projects.
  • Experience building web applications on AWS or another cloud platform.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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