SOFTWARE ENGINEER SR.
SOFTWARE ENGINEER SR.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Identifies, designs, develops, implements, and revises
software applications to meet business needs. Supports software applications
and associated operating systems. Programs, analyzes and writes
specifications. Devises solutions to system problems. Develops and tests
applications; makes revisions to improve functionality. Develops and analyzes
the effectiveness of new applications and test procedures. Writes and edits
reports to provide recommendations, conclusions and other data. Performs
related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in computer science, math,
engineering or a related field and three years of related experience in
programming and software systems or an equivalent combination of education,
training and experience. Knowledge of software development in a research
institution context preferred.
QUALIFICATIONS required by the library in addition to the minimum required
qualifications of the University:
• Experience with Python/Django and/or with Java development technologies such
as Spring and GWT
• Experience with web standards like REST for seamless integration between
• Experience with relational databases
• Experience collaborating on software via version control
• Fundamental Linux skills
• Familiarity and desire to work with agile methods
Additional preferred qualifications include:
• Experience with continuous integration/deployment
• Experience with SOA and enterprise systems integrations
• Experience building and optimizing Solr/Lucene indexes
• Experience with Fedora Commons or other repository systems
• Experience with non-relational databases (e.g. eXist)
• Contributions to Open Source Projects and participation in developer
• Experience working in an academic environment
• Experience with Metadata (e.g. MODS, Dublin Core, TEI, EAD, DDI) and
Semantic web standards.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS: Works as part of an agile team to design, implement
and revise software applications that meet library and digital scholarship
needs. Acts as the technical lead for one or more code bases. Mentors other
developers with respect to development best-practices and standards.
Participates in the development and extension of the overall Emory University
Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship development environment and
architecture. Leads the evaluation of emerging technologies and promotes their
usage. Collaborates with stakeholders in the development of the user stories
that comprise the product backlog that defines the scope of a given
HOW TO APPLY: Applications /resumes must be submitted online through [http://w
) and looking for job posting #40461BR.
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