Full time Remote / Telecommute

Senior Library Applications Developer

Ithaca, NY
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Created: April 25, 2023


  • Are you a creative and knowledgeable IT professional with experience developing, maintaining, and enhancing web applications that are user-focused?

  • Would you thrive in a development team that delivers outstanding application experiences at a major Ivy League university?

  • Would be interested in playing a key role in modernizing the library experience, and contributing to the academic mission of Cornell University?

  • Cornell University Library (CUL) is seeking a Senior Library Applications Developer. This is a great opportunity for an experienced developer who would like to join one of the most innovative academic library IT teams in the world.

What you will do:

  • Code, debug/troubleshoot, document, maintain, and enhance complex Library web applications and systems 

  • Research and lead system architecture decisions

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to team members

  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and system architecture rationales visually, verbally, and in writing with user advocacy a constant priority

  • Work collaboratively with users and stakeholders to analyze application needs 

This role requires:

  • At least 5 years of application development experience, a bachelor’s degree in a computing-related field, or an equivalent combination 

  • Expertise in multiple programming languages, such as Java, Python, and/or Ruby on Rails 

  • Expertise using JavaScript frameworks for building user interfaces, such as Vue.js or React.js 

  • Ability to quickly learn other programming languages, frameworks, and other technologies, as needed 

  • Expert-level knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JSON 

  • Experience implementing application integrations and/or data integrations

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal and communication skills  


Published: Thursday, April 27, 2023 01:34 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, April 27, 2023 01:34 UTC