Full time Remote / Telecommute

Library DevOps Engineer

St. Louis, Missouri
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Salary: 62,000.00 - 106,000.00 USD Annual
Created: February 3, 2022


Reporting to the Head of Library Technology Services at Washington University Libraries, the Library DevOps Engineer will be responsible for creating a customer-first approach to building and maintaining library services and applications supporting the University’s mission.  Platforms to be supported range from repository applications to resource discovery layers to related library systems, as well as emerging technologies in libraries such as data visualization platforms, wayfinding technologies, and instructional technologies.  As a member of the Library Technology Services team, the successful candidate will play a key role in the information architecture, development, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting of new and existing library applications.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of library systems and applications in collaboration with Libraries’ staff and campus stakeholders.
  • Gather requirements, develop specifications, and build out library systems architectures, including Samvera Hyrax, Fedora, Omeka, Primo, Wordpress, SAN disk array storage, and cloud service.
  • Collaborate with campus-wide technology services to ensure proper implementation and management of hardware infrastructures, security policies and authentication/authorization procedures.
  • Write and maintain documentation for systems architecture and application code for internal developers and the wider library development community.
  • Participate in iterative testing and integration of user feedback throughout the development and implementation processes.
  • Maintain awareness of national and international best practices and advances in library applications, frameworks, and implementations by actively engaging in library and research development communities (Samvera, Code4Lib, etc.).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The full list of job responsibilities, salary range, and required qualifications are in the position posting (#JR64556).

Last updated: Thursday, February 3, 2022 18:07 UTC