The University of Texas Libraries seeks a Senior Software Developer/Analyst in Technology Innovation & Strategy (TIS) to provide leadership and innovative software development services in support of UT Libraries digital initiatives. As part of the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, the University of Texas Libraries supports diverse undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral academic programs with varying teaching and research needs. TIS works with tools such as Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora Commons and programming languages including PHP, Java, and Ruby to support the efforts of the University Libraries. In addition to managing the Libraries’ web presence, this team is responsible for supporting projects such as – the Virtual Landscapes of Texas, the Human Rights Documentation Initiative, Texas Archival Resources Online, Primeros Libros, and the Latin American Digital Initiatives.
This position offers the opportunity to explore creative, strategic approaches to supporting digital library development and works closely with team members from across the Libraries and the University to support the research community’s use of the Libraries’ digital collections in their scholarship. Primary responsibilities include supervising Library Software Development staff, performing software development and analysis- including testing, debugging, and training, performing systems design, analysis, and integration with Libraries’ infrastructure, and conducting project and status meetings with Libraries’ staff and the campus community.
The Senior Software Developer/Analyst participates in the management of TIS and strategic planning related to digital library efforts. Active participation in UT Libraries and other local committee and project team efforts, as well as relevant professional organizations, open source development efforts, and professional development activities, is expected. The position reports to the Assistant Director, Technology Innovation & Strategy and currently supervises three FTE Software Developer Analysts/ Software Engineers, as well as contract and student staff as required. The TIS department is located in the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL), the main library of the University of Texas Libraries on the University of Texas campus in Austin, TX.
To view the full job posting and to apply, please go through the UT Job Search (posting #15-11-20-01-9358): https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/151120019358
The University of Texas Libraries has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications and nominations from traditionally underrepresented groups.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer