Currently open positions are listed below. If you’d like to work with us, but there isn’t a position that matches your interests, contact us anyway. We're always interested in talking to great folks who might be a fit for our team. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we particularly encourage applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.
Stanford Libraries seeks a Repository Manager to support the operations and services of the Stanford Digital Repository, a system built, operated, and maintained by Stanford Libraries for the long-term management of digital content of enduring value to teaching and research at Stanford and the greater cultural heritage community. The SDR contains over 800 terabytes of content, including maps, manuscripts, photos, books, theses, articles, audio, video, web archives, research data, software, 3D scans, and more.
The Repository Manager joins Stanford Libraries' distinguished and widely-recognized team of 65 staff -- service managers, project managers, software developers, information architects, user experience designers, digital production specialists, devops engineers, system administrators, data analysts, and academic technologists -- with combined decades of expertise in building tools and infrastructure and delivering services in support of research and teaching. Stanford Libraries is a leader in the global library and cultural heritage technology communities, leads and contributes to open source projects, and helps develop and advance open standards.
The successful candidate is excited by the prospect of:
- Demonstrating a combination of excellent customer service, technical agility, and analytical curiosity on a daily basis
- Serving on a team that is actively committed to continuous evaluation and improvement of our collaborative processes
- Working with a diverse group of people, representing a wide range of professional backgrounds and expertise, towards a common goal in dynamic conditions.
Recently filled positions
Stanford University Libraries seeks a resourceful and collaborative project coordinator with experience in data mapping and transformation to join efforts to build the Digital Library of the Middle East, a platform to preserve and provide access to cultural heritage resources from across the Middle East and North Africa. This initiative will create the first seamlessly interoperable, large-scale digital library of cultural artifacts from the region, and is built in collaboration between the Council on Library and Information Resources and Stanford University Libraries.
Stanford Libraries seeks a software engineer to imagine, create and sustain infrastructure, applications and services for Stanford's digital library. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented full stack software engineer with a focus on front end web development. You will help build data-driven applications, workflows for management of data, and will work closely with user experience designers and information architects to translate designs to working code. You will contribute to the design and development of Stanford’s digital library architecture to ensure maximum performance and stability.
Stanford Libraries seeks a software engineer to imagine, create and sustain infrastructure, applications and services for Stanford's digital library. This developer will work on a variety of projects relating to the core functions of a digital library. These include depositing and publishing resources, data and content management, preservation and replication, all at a large scale. Current initiatives involve in the integration and development of systems based on Linked Open Data technologies. The role will also engage in community-based development of technologies and approaches to advance the use and integration of Linked Data into production environments.
Support the ability for communities worldwide to preserve their most important digital materials. The Stanford Libraries LOCKSS Program develops innovative open-source digital preservation technologies used by a diverse, growing array of communities for all kinds of use cases. We're looking for a Technical Support Lead to assist with a major software rollout effort and generally help us improve the level of service we provide to our partners. We are an equal opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from women and members of other under-represented groups. If you are interested in learning more about working with us, please feel free to contact us directly.
Stanford Libraries seeks a qualified and dedicated user experience designer to join a world class team devoted to collaborative development of sophisticated software to support the Library's mission of creating, preserving and making digital resources available in support of teaching, learning and research. The user experience designer will take a lead role in understanding user requirements, defining functionality, and designing the interface and application flow of digital library services and software in order to meet users needs. The candidate will work on a variety of projects relating to the core functions of a digital library. These include depositing and publishing resources, data and content management, preservation and replication, all at a large scale. Current initiatives involve in the integration and development of systems based on Linked Open Data technologies.
Stanford Libraries seeks a Digitization Services Manager to fill in an exciting new role as the portfolio manager for cultural heritage digitization efforts, including imaging, audiovisual media reformatting, born-digital capture, and 3D scanning. The successful candidate will engage with library staff, faculty and other members of the Stanford community to manage, develop, and extend the services in support of teaching and research. The Digitization Services Manager will work closely with our existing team of digitization specialists and well-equipped facilities, and will collaborate broadly with other library professionals at Stanford and in the greater community who manage related digital projects and services.
Stanford Libraries seeks a new software developer to help build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and infrastructure in order to support interdisciplinary digital research. We are looking for a qualified and dedicated digital library software developer who is interested in building technologies to support projects in the digital humanities, computational social sciences, STEM fields and more.
Manage the software engineering function for Stanford’s digital library, within the Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) unit of the Libraries. Directly manage a large team of software engineers for full-stack digital library infrastructure and the LOCKSS project; oversee the department-wide engineering practices. Work with architects, senior technologists, product management and operations staff to help define, implement and sustain engineering efforts to meet business requirements of both environments. Have primary responsibility for shaping and delivering best practices in software development methodologies, overseeing engineering staff, and participating in the software engineering and design decisions for key systems. Participate and contribute to multiple in open source software projects. Stanford’s efforts on these fronts are recognized internationally, and have a major programmatic impact on the University’s operation and that of libraries worldwide.
Stanford University Libraries seeks a software engineer to imagine, create and sustain infrastructure, applications and services for Stanford's Digital Library. We are looking for a qualified and dedicated developer and tool builder to join a world class team devoted to collaborative development of sophisticated software to support the Library's mission of creating, preserving and making digital resources available in support of teaching, learning and research. Come work in an agile-inspired, test-driven, team environment, balancing the rapid and incremental delivery of new functionality with operational robustness.
The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIDR) is seeking an innovative, experienced, team-oriented software developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and infrastructure in order to support interdisciplinary digital research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford and beyond. Regular tasks will include programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs in systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.
The Linked Data Engineer will focus on the development and maintenance of Stanford’s Digital Library, with a focus on the integration and development of systems based on Linked Open Data technologies. The role will also engage in community-based development of technologies and approaches to advance the use and integration of Linked Data into production environments. This position works in an agile development environment at Stanford, and extensively with open source and standards communities in the Web, Library and Cultural Heritage sectors, such as the LD4Star, Hydra, IIIF, and the Fedora Repository projects.
Stanford University Libraries (SUL) is seeking a software engineer to build and maintain our digital library infrastructure, with a particular focus on integration and development of systems supporting web archiving. This position reports to the Infrastructure Engineering Manager, and works closely with the Web Archiving Service Manager in an agile development environment at Stanford, and extensively with open source communities in the digital library and web archiving spheres, including LOCKSS, the Fedora Repository, Hydra and Blacklight.
Why work with us?
You’ll love your work, but you’ll still have time and energy for a life.
You’ll work with colleagues you actually want to go have lunch with.
You’ll have opportunities to grow and management that encourages experimentation and risk taking.
You'll work on stuff that matters and helps make the world a better place.
We care about providing a welcoming and inclusive work environment.
We actively participate in efforts to make technology more inclusive.