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Mac - Lead Software Engineer
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Barnes & Noble Booksellers | Palo Alto, CA
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Mac Lead Software Engineer


Education is transforming. Traditional content is being augmented by open content, desktop learning is transitioning to mobile learning, standards are being replaced by measured outcomes. Digital Education, in all its forms, is at the center of this transformation. Barnes & Noble Education Technology is an exciting incubator at the heart of NOOK Media. Created expressly to lead the transition, develop new ideas and innovative products, transform and disrupt educational content delivery and to support student learning, Barnes & Noble Education is positioned to seize the incredible growth opportunity in the nascent digital education market. With its vast on-campus bookstore footprint direct relationships with 1 out of every 5 students in US higher education, unique academic publisher partnerships, we are well positioned to thrive as the leading education digital content and technology company. We have also established partnerships with the leading technology company, Microsoft, and leading higher education publisher, Pearson.

With large domestic footprints in both New York and our beautiful, new, state-of-the-art campus in the historic foothills of Palo Alto, CA, we have a unique culture, enjoying the open and entrepreneurial feel of a start-up.

About the Role:

Join our Digital Education team and create the next generation of applications for education. Help us build world-class applications that connect students with their learning material and each other.

The successful candidate will have a history of developing Mac applications, a strong technical ability, excellent visual and interaction design sense, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. This position is located in Palo Alto, California.


Design and build new applications from the ground up, implement new features, fix bugs, and improve performance of our applications
Lead the software architecture efforts on your team. Coordinate your work and the work of other engineers on the team
Work closely with your team to define and implement a compelling user experience and features


5+ years experience building and shipping Cocoa-based applications
A passion for creating great applications and user experiences
A positive attitude towards close collaboration and working as part of a team
Strong applied software methodology and agile process
Proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced development environment
Impeccable understanding of memory management and multi-threaded development
BS in Computer Science or equivalent

Barnes and Noble is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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About Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (Barnes & Noble) is primarily engaged in the sale of books. The Company's principal business is the sale of trade books (generally hardcover and paperback consumer titles, excluding educational textbooks and specialized religious titles), mass-market paperbacks (such as mystery, romance, science fiction and other fiction), children's books, bargain books, magazines, gift, music and movies direct to customers. As of February 2, 2008, the Company operated 798 bookstores and a Website. Of the 798 bookstores, 713 operate primarily under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name (31 of which were opened during the fiscal year ended February 2, 2008 (fiscal 2007)) and 85 operate primarily under the B. Dalton Bookseller trade name. Barnes & Noble conducts the online part of its business through barnesandnoble.com llc (Barnes & Noble.com). Through Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. (Sterling or Sterling Publishing), the Company is a general trade book publisher. (Source: 10-K)