Full-Stack Developer - Consumer Marketing

Posted: 12/6/2018 | Expires: 1/5/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Web Production
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The Penguin Random House Consumer Marketing Group is seeking a Full-Stack Developer to join a digital team encompassing product design, engineering and product management disciplines. The digital team supports internally and outwardly facing products and programs, incorporating content, analytics, and digital and email marketing at the corporate level. You will be responsible for building and maintaining digital properties and platforms for all necessary audiences on all necessary devices.

Specific responsibilities include:
* Developing and maintaining applications using technologies such as Docker, nginx, MySQL, WordPress, Laravel, PHP, JavaScript, Node.js, and deploying to the cloud (AWS) and other environments.
* Helping to design and develop solutions useable across properties and to advance the use of design patterns, modularization, and workflow automation.
* Using version control, JIRA, and other collaboration tools.
* Working with internal teams, including IT, to see that systems are properly integrated and that best practices are followed in line with digital infrastructures.
* Developing for various browser clients using RWD and partnering with design/UX in an agile team setting.
* Building user-centered experiences and interfaces to maximize usability, accessibility, and modularity.
* Leveraging internal and external RESTful APIs, databases, and other data sources.
* Supporting scale in a Word Press environment, including templates, themes, database tables, core files, etc.
* Supporting scale in Laravel applications (Models, Controllers, Views, Service Providers, etc.).
* Teaching and learning from a direct exchange of coding approaches with team members and participating in design and peer reviews.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:
* Experience with relational databases
* Proven experience in agile development and an appreciation for design patterns
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate with and provide support to non-technical users
* Collaborative and able to forge productive partnerships with business owners, stakeholders, and non-technical team members.
* Expertise in WordPress, Laravel, PHP, JSON, JavaScript, CSS and pre-processors
* Comfort working in a CLI (Terminal) and working with remote servers
* Experience in Python, ESPs, CRM integrations, Voice UI, and mobile app development is a plus

Front-End Experience:
* Experience developing with native JavaScript, especially in conjunction with xhr and server-side scripting (JQuery, Vue, and other libraries)

* Experience using HTML5, CSS, JSON, some developing of XML/XSD 
* Experience developing responsive implementations
* Understanding and practice of standard UX concepts
* Familiarity with SEO best practices, frontend and backend

Server-Side/Back-End Experience:
* Comfort and experience with classical and prototypal concepts, data structures, and control structures
Experience with source control technologies (e.g. git)
Experience with Node.js, npm, webpack/grunt, LESS/SASS, etc. * Experience with development operations (‘devops’), e.g. configuring/provisioning development environments, a plusPenguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide.

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