Software Engineering Lead- News Video and Podcasts

The Washington Post

About Us

The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten local, national and global readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. The Post is as much a tech company as it is a media company, combining world-class journalism with the latest technology.

What you'll do at The Washington Post
  • Lead and mentor a team of 4 software engineers (hybrid remote/in DC office)
  • Provide technical leadership and help build the next generation of audio/video players and image technology
  • Work closely on planning and feature ideas with our product department and editors in the newsroom
  • Brainstorm new formats of engaging visual storytelling and continue to challenge preconceptions of what is possible
  • Provide and receive consistent feedback from the team
Our Hiring Process
  • Step 1: Non-technical phone interview with hiring manager
  • Step 2: Collaborative live coding exercise - react exercise from real-world application in our newsroom
  • Step 3: Conversational interview discussing background, leadership style and experience working with stakeholders
  • Step 4: Interview with engineering team and senior product manager
  • Step 5: Reference checks - offer extended

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