MITH is looking to hire a creative, team-oriented person to be our new Lead Developer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the MITH staff on research-intensive projects in the digital humanities.
The Lead Developer will design, write, test, document, and deploy code. The Lead Developer will also establish development milestones, help provide technical management and oversight, and identify emergent technologies and best practices. We envision the person in this position as someone with a strong commitment to research and development who is focused on and excited about building high-quality software that demonstrates new possibilities for humanities research applications.
This position will report to the Associate Director and duties will be split into roughly four categories: Software Development (60%); Management of Development Processes (20%); Systems Architecture (10%); and Engagement with Open Source Software Projects (10%).
MITH both relies on and believes in the value of open source software. We hope that the Lead Developer will participate in supporting third-party projects and libraries that MITH uses. Engagement with open source technology is intentionally construed broadly to include all of the activities that might go into supporting projects. . . . Continue Reading