Senior Front-End Software Engineer - Subscriptions (Washington DC)

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Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring a Senior Front-End 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.

Responsibilities
  • Build reusable, user facing front-end components that are shared across other applications for rapid development and scaling to support Digital Subscriptions experiences on washingtonpost.com.
  • Extend functionality of internal tools used by Marketing and Newsroom stakeholders to build/deploy site experiences to achieve company subscription goals.
  • Write high-quality code with best practices and design patterns in mind and engage in code review/quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with designers to implement and extend our Design System across subscription components and their integration across washingtonpost.com.
  • Use your experience to help guide technical decisions and participate in technical architecture discussions.
  • Work with your partners from different teams and disciplines to create a scalable experimentation and personalization architecture.
  • Consult with your partners in Product to form sprint goals and break work into atomic units.
  • This role requires limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined a couple of months after you join, considering team size and other variables.


What we're looking for

It's okay to not meet 100% of these requirements! We're primarily looking for people who are motivated to learn new technologies and who enjoy pushing the limits of front-end development.
  • 4-5 years' experience with developing highly scalable, performant Web applications.
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript and the React framework.
  • Experience with TypeScript.
  • Experience writing unit, integration and end to end tests to ensure code quality.
  • A keen eye for detail and love of delivering beautiful user experiences that prioritizes performance.
  • Experience with DevOps technologies like Docker, Jenkins, and AWS Products.
  • Familiarly with module bundling technologies like Webpack.
  • Experience in agile software development teams working iteratively with designers, product managers, and stakeholders.


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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More Information on The Washington Post
The Washington Post operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Springfield, VA, New York, NY, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA. The Washington Post was founded in 1877. It has 3351 total employees. To see all 72 open jobs at The Washington Post, click here.
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