Digital Library Full Stack Software Engineer

Stanford, CA
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Created: March 30, 2018


Stanford University Libraries seeks a software engineer to imagine, create and sustain infrastructure, applications and services for Stanford's digital library. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented full stack software engineer with a focus on front end web development to join a world class team devoted to collaborative development of sophisticated software to support the library’s mission of creating, preserving and making digital resources available in support of teaching, learning and research. Come work in an agile-inspired, test-driven, team environment, balancing the rapid and incremental delivery of new functionality with operational robustness.

The Digital Library Software Engineer will join a distinguished and widely-recognized team of nearly 65 software developers, information architects, user experience designers, devops engineers, system administrators, project managers and academic technologists with combined decades of expertise in building tools and infrastructure in support of research and teaching. The Stanford Libraries is a leader in the global library and cultural heritage technology communities, leads and contributes to open source projects, and helps develop and contribute to open standards.

The successful candidate will bring knowledge, experience and passion for leveraging innovation in information technology and software engineering. You will help build data-driven applications, workflows for management of data, and will work closely with user experience designers and information architects to translate designs to working code. You will contribute to the design and development of Stanford’s digital library architecture to ensure maximum performance and stability.

The successful candidate is excited by the prospect of:

  • working on community-driven open source projects

  • collaboratively developing the next generation digital library with peers from other institutions

  • working on a team that is committed to continuous evaluation and improvement of our software development practices  

  • working with a diverse group of people representing a wide range of professional backgrounds and expertise

This is a fixed term position through June 30, 2020 in Stanford Library's Digital Library Systems and Services group based on the main Stanford campus with the possibility for renewal. This position is posted at level 2.

Why work with us?

You’ll love your work, but you’ll still have time and energy for a life.

You’ll work with colleagues you actually want to go have lunch with.

You’ll have opportunities to grow with the support of managers that encourages experimentation and risk taking.

You'll work on stuff that matters and helps make the world a better place.

We care about providing a welcoming and inclusive work environment.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Published: Friday, March 30, 2018 17:51 UTC

Last updated: Monday, April 9, 2018 21:26 UTC