Senior Applications Developer

Columbus, Ohio
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Salary: 73,100-90,000
Created: April 9, 2024


Senior Applications Developer


The Senior Applications Developer serves on the cross-functional Application Development & Operations team in the University Libraries IT Division. The Senior Applications Developer is responsible for the end-to-end development and delivery of specialized library and administrative systems that enable the libraries to share knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world.

The Senior Applications Developer collaborates with product owners, project managers, and team members on the specification of business and technical requirements and proposes and implements solutions that adhere to standards for data security, code quality, test coverage, digital accessibility, and architecture.

Duties also include providing technical support; maintaining existing open-source and custom applications; collaborating in the investigation of problems, conducting root-cause analyses, and recommending fixes; and participating in weekly maintenance windows. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of the Libraries Technology and Digital Programs unit.  All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

·         4+ years of experience in application or web development

·         Fluency in one or more modern programming languages (e.g., Ruby, Python, PHP)

·         Experience with JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Vue, Angular, React)

·         Experience building and consuming REST APIs

·         Proficiency with Git and version control best practices

·         Experience working with relational or NoSQL databases (e.g., MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL

Desired Qualifications

·         Experience with application containerization (e.g., Docker).

·         Experience with search and indexing engines (e.g., Elasticsearch, Solr)

·         Experience working in an Agile or DevOps environment.

·         Familiarity with core AWS services


Posting Range

The posting range for this position is $73,100 - $90,000 annually. Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application.


Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application at This posting will close on May 5, 2024.


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Published: Thursday, April 11, 2024 05:10 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, April 11, 2024 05:10 UTC