The Atlantic

Founded in 1857, The Atlantic has evolved into a multimedia must-read, offering pioneering insights into the worlds of culture, politics, business, technology, literature, and the arts.

Founded 1857
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    600 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA

    Who We Are

    The Atlantic is a digital-first media company with over 150 years of history and 30 million online visitors a month. Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest-growing media platforms in the industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of big ideas and continues to shape global debate through our two websites: and We work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment out of our office in the historic Watergate complex in Washington DC.

    Who You Are

    We are looking for talented and knowledgeable Front-End, Back-End, and DevOps Engineers who are passionate about clean code and great journalism to join our growing team for full-time on-site work. Our engineers implement and deploy new features to and where they are viewed by millions of our readers.

    We welcome out-of-town applicants willing to relocate to the DC metro area but are currently unable to sponsor non-citizens unauthorized to work in the United States.

    How We Hire

    It starts with a resume, short cover letter, and a code sample – ideally a link to a profile on GitHub, BitBucket, or other service. If it looks like you are a fit, we'll schedule a phone interview to talk about the position, your work history, and talk through some technical questions. If we decide to move forward, we'll have you come into our office to meet the team.

    Tech stack

    Python, Django, SCSS, Percona, Redis, NGinx, uWSGI, Slack, Jenkins


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
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