PHP Developer

Barnes & Noble
New York, NY
Job Type:
Yrs of Exp:
2+ to 5 years

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Overview Barnes Noble is looking for people with vision and energy to help us in our quest to change the future of reading. We are the world039s largest bookseller and one of the world039s fastest growing digital media and consumer technology companies with annual revenues near 7 billion. We are headquartered in New York City with our NOOK design and development offices located in Palo Alto, California. In the last several years we have transformed ourselves to the only content retailer with a fully operational multi-channel strategy. Our businesses include the nation039s highest rated and most heavily trafficked specialty retail stores, digital content and hardware sales through our exploding NOOK brand, college bookstores, and online retailing through We are investing in all of our business initiatives, so the opportunities to make an impact have never been greater. The Web Developer will partner with editors and the technology team to design and develop exciting new features for the SparkNotes website. We are looking for a developer with a passion for the web and stellar experience building innovative sites that will scale to millions of visits. Responsibilities Works with team to build and maintain database-driven websites in PHP, using the symfony framework and other open source tools Designs relational databases and PHP APIs to those databases enhances and maintains backend services including an XML database and SOLR search engine Actively contributes to the overall design and architecture of overall web platform solutions. Researches new technologies and approaches to address business needs and optimize and improve existing systems. Complies at all times with the Standards, policies and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics set out in the Handbook. Qualifications Strong working experience with object-oriented web development and deep experience working with database-driven websites preferred. Expert PHP programming skills, with 2+ years working within an MVC framework (preferably symfony). Strong experience with JavaScript and familiarity with site optimization best practices preferred. Experience designing social features and integrating social networks and other third party APIs preferred. Relational database design and SQL coding in MySQL preferred ORM experience a plus. Experience with LinuxUnix and Apache configuration preferred. Barnes and Noble is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer -

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