Principal Software Engineer

The Washington Post

June 5, 2020

The Washington Post is seeking a highly skilled and experienced engineer to join our team as a Principal Software Engineer. This position will work on a number of different projects using a variety of technologies, but the candidate must have extensive experience with the following: Java, MongoDB and AWS. Candidates that have experience focusing on back end work are preferred. The position will be located in our HQ office in Washington, DC and the candidate must be able to report to the office on a regular basis.


  • 8+ years software engineer experience with a focus on back end work.
  • Extensive experience using AWS, Java and MongoDB.
  • Passion for problem solving and building end-to-end solutions.
  • Desire to work in an agile environment.
  • Team player who is looking to take a leadership role who has the ability to teach as well as learn.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal customers and team members.

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