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.
Manage the software engineering function for Stanford’s digital library, within the Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) unit of the University 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.
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.
Help us advance resilient, networked digital preservation for communities. The LOCKSS Program, a division of Digital Library Systems and Services at Stanford University Libraries, is seeking a partnerships manager to support the adaptation and utilization of LOCKSS networks and technologies for a growing array of communities and use cases. We offer generous salaries, a beautiful working environment, a diverse team of passionate and talented programmers and librarians, and the opportunity to have a meaningful impact in the field of digital preservation.
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.
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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.