Posting Summary: The Lead Software Engineer for Deposit Services creates, enhances, and maintains web application services that give patrons access to library resources, with an emphasis on Ruby-on-Rails programming to access Fedora Commons repositories through the Project Hydra stack. The employee in this position collaborates with team members and other Library developers to support production services and to engage in long term, highly complex programming assignments with significant latitude to devise approaches best suited to project goals. This position joins other information technology staff in contributing to the Library's goal of being a central and responsive partner in the research, teaching, and learning priorities of the University of Virginia.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: -Demonstrated complex web software design and development experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: - Demonstrated experience developing software with Ruby on Rails. - Demonstrated experience developing web server applications.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Ability to conceptualize a problem and develop technology requirements. - Ability to design and develop software. - Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with a wide audience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Knowledge of Hydra. - Knowledge of SOLR. - Knowledge of Fedora. - Knowledge of object oriented design. - Knowledge of digital object formats - Knowledge of library metadata standards
Required Computer Applications: Unix experience
Internal Number: 353_83806
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.