Associate Software Engineer

Cambridge, MA
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Created: February 5, 2019


Harvard University’s Library Technology Services (a group within Harvard University Information Technology) is seeking an Associate Software Engineer to build modern web applications and systems. This role is part of a team that provides digital library solutions specifically for the Harvard Library and collaborates with partners at Harvard and elsewhere to develop open-source systems used by universities and other institutions world-wide.

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you!

The ideal candidate will have skills in Angular, NodeJS, JavaScript, and/or Ruby on Rails and will be able to quickly prototype front-end systems. This role works closely with UI specialists, librarians, systems operations experts, and other developers and engineers to ensure conformance to library standards, technical best practices, and accessibility requirements. The individual serving in this role is expected to have strong communication skills and to be able to effectively and efficiently collaborate with others to deliver solutions that fully meet organizational requirements.

A fuller job description, details about Harvard’s benefits offerings, and information on how to apply are available here: Associate Software Engineer #48154BR (

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Jennifer Jubinville
Manager, Library Software Engineering
Harvard University Information Technology | Library Technology Services
Cambridge, MA


Published: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 23:35 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 23:35 UTC