Senior Back End Software Engineer

Washington, DC
Apr 25, 2021
Apr 28, 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.

Built 100% on AWS, the Arc platform follows a microservice architecture. All of our software teams use dev ops to deliver and maintain products. Our processes are lightweight, which allows our teams to innovate quickly to bring new ideas to market. New features and products are deployed to our customer base every day.

We are currently looking for a Senior Backend and Devops Engineer to be part of our Arc Integrations team. The Arc Integrations team builds systems to speed up and reduce cost of large data migrations during onboarding of new clients.

**This position could be 100% remote in the US for the right candidate**

  • Design and build APIs
  • Work with internal and external data sources and APIs
  • Design and setup scalable, cost effective infrastructure
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving system performance and reliability
  • Monitor and support applications deployed across multiple regions of the globe
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency


Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related experience
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Proven backend development as a producer and consumer of web service APIs
  • Strong understanding of common integration patterns
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing services, preferably with AWS
  • Proficiency in coding with Java, Javascript, Python, Scala of another modern programming language
  • Strong Devops experience, preferably with AWS
  • Experience working with multiple common data formats (JSON, XML, CSV)
  • Experience working with multiple common web service architectures (REST, SOAP, RPC)
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Working knowledge of the backend integration landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of version control principles.
  • Solid understanding of the agile software development methodologies

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building applications and systems using serverless components.
  • Experience with one or more of the popular ESB frameworks.
  • Experience building ETL services.
  • Experience working with message queueing services.

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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