Software Developer for Digital Preservation

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Created: November 15, 2012


The Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah is immediately seeking a full-time Software Developer with interests in big data and archival/library technologies to assist us with our new digital preservation project.


  • Design, develop and support systems which benefit library patrons or extend purchased library systems
  • Communicate with all stakeholders regarding commitments and requirements of all participants and users
  • Hire, train and manage student employees to assist in development projects
  • Keep up with new developments and technologies in digital preservation, library science, digital libraries, and integrated library systems
  • Attend appropriate training or professional association conferences


  • In-depth familiarity with software development principles
  • Java (prefered), C(C++), PHP or other mature programming language
  • MySQL or Oracle database development
  • XSLT(highly desirable)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience developing using Linux or a similar operating system
  • Experience with Ex Libris products (highly desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate technical issues clearly with non-technical employees
  • Ability to manage projects which cross organizational lines and to direct team members who do not report to the incumbent


  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years experience with Java, PHP or other mature programming language
  • 1 year programming database applications

BYU offers excellent benefits including group medical, dental, disability, life insurance and a selection of retirement programs. Other benefits include a tuition benefit, wellness program, and employee discount at the BYU bookstore and to athletic events. Employees also enjoy access to the Harold B. Lee Library and other BYU Facilities. For more information:

Preference given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
To apply:

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