Employment

Greater Washington Publishing, LLC (GWP), a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, is an equal opportunity employer. All employment at GWP is subject to a pre-employment background check. We offer an exciting & friendly atmosphere with an emphasis on performance and achievement. If you want to join a company with great longevity of staff, award winning publications and great salaries and benefits, then this is the company for you!

Web Developer

Position:

Web Developer

Department:

GWP Web

Description:

Hi, we're Greater Washington Publishing, LLC, purveyors of fine local directories and, if we were one to name drop, a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. We enjoy the internet, web programming, wearing flip flops to the office and the occasional long walk on the beach. We're known for our award-winning publications & websites, as well as our charming personalities and great longevity of staff.

More importantly, we want to know about you. We are looking for an experienced Web Developer to join our team. This position will provide support in all phases of development for all GWP web and mobile products, which includes planning, implementation, conversion and maintenance of both current and future projects. We’d like our new teammate to have solid experience with rapidly developing web applications, and the ability to deliver projects on time with high-quality results. Our programming is prrimarily Ruby on Rails. If you don't know Ruby, but have wanted to learn, we are willing to teach the right candidate. Telecommuting will be considered for this position.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of professional Web Development experience
  • JavaScript, both old school vanilla and some of the newer, sexier libraries, most notably jQuery
  • A working knowledge of NoSQL (MongoDB) or relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with JSON, GIT, Nginx, Varnish, Memcache, Unicorn
  • Bachelor's Degree is not required, but will be considered for equivalent experience
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Work effectively on multiple tasks

Desirable Skills:

Any of the following experience would be beneficial but is not required:

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with scalability with AWS or other cloud hosting providers
  • Experience with Sencha Touch, jQuery Mobile, or Node.js

As a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, we offer comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, free fitness center and flexible hours.

Contact Information:

Got what it takes? Then please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Greater Washington Publishing, LLC
attn.: Director of Digital Strategy & Development
resume@gwpi.net

Alternatively, you can APPLY HERE.

Job Open: March 25, 2014

Benefits

The following benefits are available for Full-Time Greater Washington Publishing, LLC employees:

  • Medical Insurance (Aetna & Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental Insurance (Aetna)
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Employee Optional Life Insurance
  • Spouse Life Insurance
  • Child Life Insurance
  • Group Legal
  • Financial Planning
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flex Time Work Hours (determined with Supervisor)
  • Matching 401k after 1 year of employment