Senior Software Developer
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park

**Title**: Senior Software Developer  
**Category**: Exempt Staff  
**Department**: Digital Systems and Stewardship  
**Benefits**: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage  
The University of Maryland (UMD) Libraries are seeking a dynamic individual to
serve as Senior Software Developer on a growing development team, providing
broad programming support and technical leadership to the UMD Libraries across
a wide range of services, including web site delivery, content management,
digital collections, digital preservation, enterprise infrastructure, and
research software. These services support both the UMD
Libraries and the broader University of Maryland research and learning

The Libraries primary application delivery platform is the Java Enterprise
technology stack running on RedHat Enterprise Linux virtual machines, using
open source software such as Hippo CMS, DSpace, Fedora Commons, and Kuali
OLE. The incumbent will support these technologies across
the software development and support lifecycle, as well as other technologies,
including commercially and locally developed solutions. The
Libraries utilize additional languages and development platforms such as
PHP/Drupal for content management, statistical open-source computing
frameworks (R) for research software support, and are open to other
programming languages and environments, as necessary.

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore
area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve 37,000 students and faculty
of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries
share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as
a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community
and its actionable strategic plan.

• _Software Development_ - application programming in support of locally
developed applications and integration with open source, commercial and
production software

• _Software Architecture_ - recommend and implement high-level design choices
and technical standards

• _Project Lead_ - provide project oversight and leadership; manage issues,
assignments, and sprints; personnel mentoring

• _Technology Research_ - research new tools and technologies, including
applications, standards, languages, and frameworks

• _Server configuration and deployment_ - setup server side configuration for
applications; promotion through DTAP environments

**Required Qualifications**:  
• Bachelor's degree plus seven years programming experience

• Experience creating web applications using a web application framework

• Experience using software development tools for version control, build and
dependency management, and integrated development

• Demonstrated ability to learn and use multiple programming languages and

To view full position description, please use the following URL,

**Applications**: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at click "Staff", position #120017. Local candidates are encouraged to apply; no relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume and names/e-mail addresses of three references.  
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until October
6, 2014.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of
equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee
or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or
mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status,
genetic information, political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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