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Penguin Random House LLC Developer, Penguin Random House IT in New York, New York

The Information Technology department at Penguin Random House (PRH) is looking for a Developer to join their team.

This developer will report into a Senior Developer. Our developers build products and services that are designed well, developed fast, and provide value. The Developer will work with a small development team within PRH in a dynamic, agile development environment.


• Work on existing and new web projects in the PRH Applications suite to support both internal and external users

• Build, test, ship, and iterate these technology products during their launch and early lifecycle as they grow and scale, in an atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation.

• Work closely with the team to execute on the timetables agreed in conjunction with partner teams inside and outside PRH.

• Will be involved in all aspects of development for the products, including infrastructure, services, and frontend development (full-stack), working in collaboration with PRH business units, systems and resources as well as outsourced technology and resources.

• Strong technical knowledge and skills in areas including flexible infrastructure (e.g., AWS), RESTful APIs and service-based architecture, dev ops, and frontend development (web and mobile) are critical. The role involves working with the latest technologies, with a focus on automating tasks where possible and building tools as part of the frontend development workflow.

• Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers

• Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment

• Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure

Minimum Qualifications

• At least 1 year experience working with web-based technologies

• Strong knowledge in JavaScript, and one or more programming languages including but not limited to: Java, PHP, Node, or Python

• Strong knowledge with modern web standards including HTML5, CSS3, and ES6+

• Working knowledge with React/Redux or other JavaScript Frameworks

• Familiarity designing and implementing RESTful APIs

• Working knowledge of object-oriented design

• Familiarity with agile software development methodology

• Familiarity with source code control

• Excellent communication skills

The environment you'll be working in

• React/Redux

• WordPress

• SCSS Modules

• CI/CD pipeline to production w/GitLab CI

• Test automation for unit, integration

• Docker

• Jest and Enzyme unit tests