Full time Remote / Telecommute

Senior Application Developer for Digital Libraries - Application Developer Analyst 2

Gainesville, FL
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Salary: $64,800 minimum salary
Created: August 4, 2022



As a member of the Library Technology Services Department, the Senior Application Developer for Digital Libraries, under general direction of the unit head, leads the team supporting UF-hosted digital libraries (e.g., the UF Digital Collections, Digital Library of the Caribbean, and others), leads activities related to the creation and support of software applications for the Libraries’ Digital Support Services Department and Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department, and develops digital library systems, applications, services, and processes. Under general direction of the unit head, leads a collaborative team in work to design, develop, test, and deploy digital library applications including software to assist in internal digital workflow and operations. The Senior Application Developer is a 100% remote position, provides expertise for the design and development of all digital library systems, and works with analysts and stakeholders, under general direction of the unit head, to lead definition of system scope and objectives based on user needs. Serves as the technical lead for the team for Scrum following agile concepts for test-driven development, iterative sprint-based development and delivery of applications and enhancements, providing technical mentoring, assigning, directing, and monitoring the work of other analysts and programming team members.

As the Senior Application Developer, this position is responsible for technology leadership for the team supporting all aspects of critical digital library infrastructure. This position collaborates closely with the Unit Head, who provides managerial leadership, risk assessment, server administration, and other supports, with the two positions working together for shared mission goals.

To support all students, staff and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives.

 Unit: The Digital Development Unit is an agile development group that supports internationally recognized digital libraries of critical importance for research, preservation, and culture, including the Florida Digital Newspaper Library, the Digital Library of the Caribbean, and over 300 other outstanding digital collections that comprise the UF Digital Collections (UFDC), containing over 15 million pages.

Department: The Library Technology Services (LTS) Department is a service-oriented group that maintains, researches, develops, optimizes and supports information systems and technology for the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. The department is a service hub providing an array of services and support, including technical expertise for evaluating external service providers, application development, project management, risk management, and administration supporting collaboration to optimally deliver on program and project needs.

Last updated: Thursday, August 4, 2022 21:01 UTC