Full Stack Developer / Software Developer (PT3) 16981
West Virginia University Libraries is currently accepting applications for a Software Engineer/Full Stack Developer.
About the Opportunity
As a Software Engineer/Full Stack Developer, you will work as part of a team to maintain and upgrade existing software applications, as well as develop new software solutions. You will also work with library faculty and staff to determine the best software solutions to meet the Libraries' needs in a collaborative environment.
To be successful in this role you should have an interest in learning new technologies and programming languages. You must communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, as well as be able to work as part of a team with members of varying levels of technical expertise.
We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:
37.5-hour work week
13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
18 sick days per year
(for when you're ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family's, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits (this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ's.
The duties will include but are not limited to:
Performing variety of computer programming functions in support of Library operations, including database applications in support of library projects, for example the metadata form creation system (MFCS) used to manage digital collections and web applications to support library operations, teaching, and research.
Evaluating and auditing software written by others in the WVU Libraries Systems Development Office. Fully participate in the design of locally created applications in support of the Library's mission.
Designing, developing, and working in a shared/version-controlled (GIT) development and deployment environment with content personnel, designers, and developers.
Meeting weekly with the WVU Libraries Software Development team.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
A minimum of four (4) years of experience involving:
Experience with MySQL, Postgres, and other relational databases.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience
Additional programing language proficiency a plus.
Samvera, Fedora, and/or Blacklight development experience
Experience using Git and GitHub
Experience using Docker
Elasticsearch, Solr, or other Search Indexing experience
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jun 2, 2021
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 229863
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.