Software Developer

College Park
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Salary: $54,794 to $65,000
Created: March 9, 2022


Title:                    Software Developer

Category:            Exempt

Department:      Software Systems Development and Research, Digital Services and Technologies

Salary:                  $54,794 to $65,000. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Benefits:             22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription and retirement plans

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

The University of Maryland Libraries are committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We support university and library efforts to create a more just campus environment, understanding the unique, interdisciplinary focus of libraries and archives as collectors and curators of the historical, literary, artistic, and scientific record. We provide collections, services, and programs that reflect the diversity of our community, heighten cultural awareness, and incorporate the histories, experiences, and expressions of those who have been historically marginalized and/or underrepresented. We work to ensure equitable access to our facilities, resources, and services.

The Software Developer provides programming support to the University of Maryland (UMD) Libraries for the development and delivery of applications, with a focus on applications which support development and management of web pages and large-scale digital collections. They include tools for metadata management, search, and discovery of digital collections, tools for acquisition of digital collections, access to and retrieval of digital objects in the collections, and tools for preservation and maintenance of digital collections over the long term.

The incumbent will participate in activities throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle, producing thorough documentation, managing applications using version control, and following team procedures and workflows for code release. UMD Libraries is a collaborative environment with opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with other developers and Libraries staff. All team members are relied upon to identify and recommend solutions that enhance the work of the team.

The incumbent may also participate in development and support for UMD Libraries applications outside of digital collections.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (by start of employment) or a minimum of four years of related
    professional IT experience
  • Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies and programming languages
  • Strong user service orientation
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

For the full position description, please go to

The position is eligible for a hybrid telework arrangement.

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at  No relocation assistance will be provided.  You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment.  An application consists of a cover letter that includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until 03/27/2022.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Submitted by: wallberg-umd

Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 23:54 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 23:54 UTC