Job posting: Library Systems Engineer

Clemson Libraries seeks a Library Systems Engineer to lead the development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of complex systems architecture and applications design. The Library Systems Engineer develops and writes custom code to integrate with web applications and custom plugins; engineers and integrates all server solutions in AWS Cloud and on premises for library information systems in support of services and initiatives; and develops and ensures infrastructure documentation such as design and environment specifications, user and technical manuals, and process methodology. This position reports to the Head of Digital Strategies within the Division of Organizational Performance and Inclusion.

Minimum Requirements:
Education – Bachelor’s Degree – Computer science or a related field and experience in computer system development and modification. Relevant experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Requirements:
Work Experience – 2+ years in systems design and development, working in a cloud computing environment, and/or Linux server administration; Experience in the following languages and standards: C++, PHP, HTML, Javascript, CSS, XML, XLST, and Bash scripting; Experience installing and configuring WordPress (or similar CSM) and developing custom plugins; Experience using code version control system (Subversion, GitHub, etc.); Experience accessing data in an RDBMS with PHP and C++ code; Experience building and calling functions in a shared library (Linux preferred); Experience working with *nix (servers preferred); Familiarity with network socket programming; Experience launching sever instances in a cloud environment, preferably AWS: Experience with business process and software design modeling (e.g., UML, Archimate); Experience with GNU Autotools; Experience in developing server resource estimates and software design documents.

Salary: $81,400.00 – $102,000.00

Visit the Clemson Careers website to view the full job description and apply:

While dates may shift slightly, depending on search committee availability, here is an overview of the Library Systems Engineer search timeline:
1. Applications open: Submit your application on the Clemson Careers website by February 2, 2024:
2. Review and Selection: We’ll review applications through early February. If shortlisted, expect to hear from us to schedule an on-campus interview to be held between February 12 and 16.
3. Final decision: The search committee will gather in late February to discuss interview results, identify the top candidate, and make their hiring recommendation. An offer will be extended before March 1.

It’s a great time to join Clemson University Libraries! We welcome talented individuals to our team. The ideal start date for the chosen candidate is between March 18 and April 1, 2024.