The Indiana University Libraries are seeking a skilled Senior Software Engineer to serve in a lead role as part of a team that builds and supports digital content management and access software for use by libraries and archives both within the Indiana University (IU) Libraries system as well as by other units and users throughout the university. The position will work with and provide technical leadership to other software engineers in the Repository Technology Development team in the Library Technologies division to both maintain existing digital repository services and develop new services. The position will be involved in all stages of software application development, from analysis, design, coding, debugging, and testing, through implementation, documentation and support.
The position and other members of the team develop new repository software primarily based around Samvera and Fedora open source digital repository technology frameworks, and in some cases contribute directly to shared development within these open source communities, while also maintaining existing systems and developing software for migrating older, legacy systems to newer Samvera-based infrastructure.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline and five years of programming experience, including experience with Ruby and/or Java.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Demonstrated ability and experience in the development of complex web-based applications. Demonstrated ability in developing and deploying applications in a Linux-based environment. Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with developers, other technical staff, subject matter experts, and users. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work as part of a team.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Must be able to stare at a computer screen particularly for long periods of time. Must be able to perform detailed work (programs, documents or instruments); interact with staff, faculty, and vendors; handle the stress of performing multiple concurrent tasks with constant interruptions.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4IT
Department: LIBRARIES (BL-LIBR-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 76859
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.