Web Application Developer

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area
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Created: February 17, 2016


We in the University of Wisconsin-Madison General Library System’s software development shop are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to work on our major library systems, including our custom discovery platform (https://search.library.wisc.edu), online collections presentation and workflow, digital content repositories, and digital preservation.  We’re working now to reengineer the entire digital collections stack and to rethink how we provide discovery of the wide range of resources the Libraries deliver.  Excellent work and innovative thinking will make a big difference in how effectively the Libraries serve these parts of their mission.

You would be joining a team of seven developers who work closely with dynamic, friendly teams of librarians and sysadmins in one of the world’s top-ranked academic research libraries.   We prize collaboration and independence, learning and the willingness to champion new ideas and approaches to a problem, craftsmanship, and engineering for sound performance and stability. 

Enjoy robust benefits through the State of Wisconsin Benefits Package (http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf), a beautiful Campus Setting (http://jobs.wisc.edu/madison.htm) and a competitive salary.  The work culture is fantastic, career growth opportunities abound, and we value work life balance.  We are located in Memorial Library at the base of State Street on Library Mall, at the heart of Madison.

UW-Madison, founded in 1848, is a world-class research university offering a full spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities to over 40,000 students. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the City of Madison, Wisconsin.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

See http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/Weblisting/External/PVLSummaryApply.aspx?pvl_num=85501 for details and how to apply.   Applications are due by 3/11/2016.


Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 21:56 UTC

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