APPLICATION DEVELOPER SR
Duties: This position manages software development for multiple complex digital library projects that provide access to resources crucial for faculty, students, and staff, such as discovery and researcher profile systems. Acts as lead programmer and designer including evaluating software solutions, from commercial and community/open source projects, designing systems architecture and configuring and deploying software. Performs coding, database design, data management, and workflow analysis. Manages project teams and initiatives including developing technical specifications, management of project timelines, developing documentation, providing testing and quality assurance, and managing technical deployment into production environment. Works with staff from across the Libraries, at all levels of the organization, as well as with faculty and researchers, project managers and developers across campus; works with developers and technical architects from other institutions and third party collaborators. Represents Penn Library projects at conferences and partner meetings. Researches, recommends, manages, and maintains technical metadata standards, implementations and quality for structured data repositories involving ILS, RDF and MySQL databases, Solr/Blacklight. Participates in the strategic planning for IT operations in the University Libraries.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of programming or systems analysis experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. A Master's Degree or more and a minimum of 5 years of experience strongly preferred.
Reference Number: 50-26707
Salary Grade: D
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Library Computing Systems
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology