Cultural Heritage, Developer & Tech Lead

New Haven, CT
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Created: December 7, 2018


Information Technology Services (ITS) at Yale University seeks a Senior Software Engineer to be a hands-on developer who will provide technical leadership to other software engineers in developing innovative web applications that support shared practices across Yale’s collecting organizations, including all museums and libraries, as well as the global cultural and natural heritage community. This person keeps current with existing and emerging cultural and natural heritage technologies, standards, and best practices; and, participates in higher-education cultural and natural heritage conferences, projects, and standards groups to stay apprised of industry direction and opportunities for collaboration.

Through close collaboration with the library, galleries and museums, this person provides vision, planning, guidance, consultation, mentoring and coordination of cultural and natural heritage multi-departmental software development projects. This person ensures that applications are designed and deployed to provide ample performance to process large volumes of information in a variety of formats including but not limited to text, images, audio, video, metadata, structured data, and unstructured data managed by Yale’s libraries, galleries, and museums.

The person will participate in the implementation of programming standards and methodologies to improve overall efficiency in developing, deploying and operating reliable software applications. Senior Software Engineer actively engages in all aspects of the software application lifecycle from user input through design, code development, quality assurance, operations, continuous improvement, and decommissioning.

We're looking for someone with a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and at least six years of related work experience. For the complete job description, please visit the link in this post. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact me (Rebecca Hirsch) at

Last updated: Friday, December 7, 2018 16:57 UTC