Open positions

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.

Digitization Services Manager

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. 

Repository Specialist (Data Operations)

Stanford Libraries seeks a Repository Specialist (Data Operations) to support the current and evolving operations of the Stanford Digital Repository. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of traditional and emerging library metadata standards and practices as well as experience developing digital library content models and processing workflows. Demonstrated aptitude and appetite for collaboration and experimentation are required.

Digital Library Research Engineer

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.  

The Digital Library Research Engineer will join a world class team that is developing interfaces, tools and software to enable online discovery, viewing and collaborative annotation of digital library and other resources to advance research. Developing, using and implementing open standards and open source software is an explicit objective of the position. 

This developer will have the chance to work on a number of exciting projects that leverage community driven technologies such as the International Image Interoperability Framework, Mirador, Blacklight, GeoBlacklight, Spotlight and Hydra.  One such project will use these technologies to help provided enhanced access to digitized medieval manuscripts from the Vatican Library.

Recently filled positions

Digital Humanities & Computational Social Sciences Research Developer

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.

Digital Library Software Engineer--Linked Data Engineer

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.

Digital Library & Web Archiving Software Engineer

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.