Systems Developer/Engineer (2) Positions
Ohio State University

The Applications Development & Support team within the IT Division of
University Libraries is hiring two applications developers (Systems
Developer/Engineer). More information can be found at:

(Please note: only one application is required to be considered for either

The Team

The AD&S team currently includes two developers, one project manager, and two
ILS (Integrated Library System) experts who report to the head of the
department. We are hiring two more developers to expand our skill sets,
increase throughput, and support a growing Digital Initiatives program. We
collaborate closely with the Infrastructure Support department in monitoring,
supporting, and maintaining systems.

How We Work

AD&S practices agile software development as appropriate with emphasis on
short iterations, lightweight requirements-gathering, and developer-functional
expert partnerships. Our typical week includes Maintenance Monday (dedicated
to ticket resolution and application maintenance), daily standups, a sprint
planning meeting, and three days of project work. The developer chosen for
this position is expected to form a productive pair with a developer on our
team and spend a good deal of time in pair programming. We value close
collaboration (within the Libraries and with other groups on campus), face-to-
face communication, and transparency, and we are results-driven while
balancing time for fun and innovation.

What We Use

The developers work with free and open-source software whenever possible. Our
primary languages are Java, PHP, and Ruby, and we use MySQL and PostgreSQL
databases. In addition, we support a large installation of DSpace (
and a CMS on Silverstripe (

Required Qualifications

  * Bachelor's Degree in computer & information science or engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  * 3+ years of programming experience, preferably in open-source programming languages and frameworks such as Ruby on Rails or PHP;
  * 3+ years of experience working with relational databases, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL;
  * Demonstrated experience working with and/or designing APIs.
Target Salary



Kelly Rose

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