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  • Date Posted:

    06/18/14
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  • Industry:

    IT
  • Job Code:

    214539
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Sr Developer - BE (243339) (214539-068)

The Washington Post - Washington, DC

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Job Description

As a member of the Enterprise Architecture and Application Development Team the Senior Web Developer will work closely with our world class Engineering Product team to conceive, design, build, and deliver next-generation Web and Tablet Applications for WashingtonPost.com Games and “Fun” products, including Trivia, Quiz and Choose Your Own Adventure. Our development group is an energetic and forward-thinking team which encourages exploring new creative ideas and new technologies through prototyping, experimentation and open-source. Our work is challenging, fun and rewarding. Our success is measured by improving the experience of the millions of readers we serve each day.

 

 

MINIMUM RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Participating in agile software development, prototyping and code reviews
  • Working closely with product managers, editorial and business partners to understand software requirements
  • Leading and participating in architectural decisions
  • Performance testing software under load to ensure scalability
  • Troubleshooting and solving complex problems

 

Requirements include:   

 

  • 2-5 years focusing on enterprise scale backend architectures
  • B.S. \ M.S. in Computer Science, related fields, or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience with Java / J2EE, Web MVC Frameworks (Spring), ORM (Hibernate, JPA), Relational Databases (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL), Java Application Servers (glassfish, apache tomcat)
  • Experience using RESTful and/or Soap-based Web Services with Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Excellent judgment, both in technical and organizational problem solving
  • Experience with AWS (specifically: EC2, RDS, and S3)
  • Experience designing and diagramming system architecture
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with both technical peers and non-technical partners
  • Experience working in an Agile \ Rapid Prototyping environment
  • Solid understanding of version control principles, preferably using Git
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers
  • Understanding of the Front End aspects of an application - comfortable with HTML, CSS, JavaScript a plus
  • Experience with developing Android applications is a plus

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Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular


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The Washington Post

Industry Category: Media
Local Offices: DC
Thank you for your interest in a career with The Washington Post. We invite you to review all of our open positions to find the one that's right for you. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Since it first began publication more than 130 years ago, The Washington Post has grown into one of the most storied and respected news organizations in the world. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, today?s Post is the indispensable guide to Washington. In print, we enjoy the highest penetration of any major metropolitan newspaper in the United States. On the web, we have the third largest news website with 17 million unique visitors each month, and have recently launched a celebrated news app for the iPad. We serve Washington in all media, on any platform, including paid products, events, and tailored content.

More broadly, The Washington Post Company delivers quality products to today?s students, readers and viewers. What unites our company is the immediacy of our products and services, created by teachers and tutors at Kaplan; reporters and editors at our media properties; and associates at Cable ONE.
Washington Post Media views its employees as its most valuable asset and provides a comprehensive benefits package to promote healthy and balanced lives at work and at home. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for training and career advancement and an outstanding, progressive benefits package including:
Health and dental benefits
Flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts
401(k) and company-funded cash balance plan
Life and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Domestic partner benefits
Employee assistance program
Employee referral program

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  • Date Posted:

    06/18/14
  • Job Function:

    Other
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    IT
  • Job Code:

    214539
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
19
more jobs from this company
 
 
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