Software Engineer, Sr.


Software Engineer, Sr. at Emory University Library


Full-time position, minimum beginning salary: $4700/month; $56,400 annual

Identifies, designs, develops, implements, and revises software applications to meet business needs.  Supports software applications and associated operating systems.  Programs, analyzes and writes specifications.  Devises solutions to system problems.  Develops and tests applications; makes revisions to improve functionality.  Develops and analyzes the effectiveness of new applications and test procedures.  Writes and edits reports to provide recommendations, conclusions and other data. 

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in computer science, math, engineering or a related field and three years of related experience in programming and software systems or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Knowledge of software development in a research institution context preferred.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:  

Required:  Strong technical skills, the ability and desire to stay abreast of new leading edge technology, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Highly desirable qualifications for this position include: 
  • Programming experience with Python, PHP, JavaScript and web standards like REST for seamless integration between complex systems.

  • Significant experience with including Apache and  frameworks like Django or similar frameworks like Rails or Zend.

  • Experience with building and optimizing Solr/Lucene indexes or experience with Fedora or other repository systems.

  • Experience with relational databases like MySQL or PostgreSQL and non-relational databases like eXist.

  • Strong preference for experience with techniques and tools like continuous integration/deployment, GIT, 

  • Mercurial and communities like GitHub.

  • Experience with the Metadata and Semantic web standards.

  • Contributions to Open Source Projects and participation in developer communities a plus.

  • Fundamental Linux system administration skills and familiarity or desire to work with agile methods.

Applications/resumes may be submitted online through and looking for job posting #24442BR.   
For more information, contact Linda Nodine (404-727-0240,

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