Engineering Manager, Publishing Tools

Washington, DC
Jun 21, 2021
Jul 09, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring an engineering manager for our publishing tools team, reporting to the director of newsroom engineering. We're looking for a caring, humane manager who can be a fierce guardian of our team culture.

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

Who we are
  • The publishing tools team is an agile organization employing scrum methods to continuously build and deploy software applications that allow our newsroom to author and organize content.
  • We're an inclusive group of engineers from varied backgrounds focused on delivering value while maintaining several custom applications and their associated microservices.
  • Washington Post Engineering is a department of more than 300 people working to support The Post's world-class newsroom.

What you'll do
  • Shape and grow the careers of 10+ engineers maintaining two critical software applications and several microservices.
  • Work with your engineering teams to shape our processes for delivering software more quickly, efficiently and reliably.
  • Work closely with product to guide the strategic vision for new feature development in our publishing tools stack.
  • Recruit, hire and retain talented engineers and administer an internship program.

About you
  • You can point to two or more years of successful engineering management experience.
  • You have experience building and maintaining systems in production environments.
  • You're comfortable working with multiple teams, only some of whom you directly manage, to produce a coherent software stack.
  • You have empathy for the Post's reporters and editors who use our software to produce our daily report.


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.

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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