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16 Aug 2012

Java Software Engineer ( & NOOK)

Barnes & Noble – Posted by editor New York, New York, United States

Job Description

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 worlds largest bookseller and one of the worlds 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 nations 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.

Our, eCommerce team is looking for an additional Java Software Engineer.


What you can expect:

    • A progressive and established Agile environment that rewards problem solving, collaboration, and innovation.


    • Participation in code reviews and pair programming exercises.


    • We have rapid release cycles and youll work side-by-side with other Engineers, Architects, Project Manager, Creative/User Experience Pros, and QA.


  • Work with world-class software engineers and problem solvers in your field with significant input on decisions regarding software design and architecture.

About you:

    • You take pride in writing high quality, robust, scalable, and extensible code.


    • You have a background in designing and developing high-volume, transactional systems (i.e., eCommerce or similar systems).


    • You are fearless when it comes to working with new tools, languages or technical environments.


    • You realize that its all about problem solving and the syntax is secondary.


  • You have a positive attitude, high intellectual curiosity, and a desire to contribute to the team beyond your current role.


    • 3+ years of stable, professional experience in the development and implementation of Java and J2EE business applications.


    • Excellent experience of Object-Oriented Design & Development web paradigms and deep experience in working with database-driven websites.


    • Deep understanding of and experience working with SOA using XML Web Services.


    • Understanding of and experience working with ActiveMQ.


    • Strong in data structure and algorithms.


    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to provide technical guidance and mentorship to other software engineers.


    • BA/BS in Computer Science or other hard science (but all majors welcome to apply).


  • MS in Computer Science a plus.

Nice to have Skills:

    • Experience designing and developing eCommerce solutions. Backend integration is a strong plus.


    • Experience working with Jersey and/or Jetty.


    • Past experience of test-driven development (TDD), refactoring and continuous integration.


  • Experience working with Open Source Software tools and products. LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Job Categories: Software Engineer. Salaries: Competitive.


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