Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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The Library of Congress seeks a software developer to support the ongoing development of web applications supporting its digital repository services. The ideal candidate has: Experience developing in a modern programming language (such as Java or Python), interest in using and contributing to open source tools, experience developing applications using contemporary web frameworks (such as Spring or Django), experience with software testing and code reviews, and experience using version control (such as Git) and ticket tracking tools (such as Trac, Github, JIRA).
For an idea of some of the software projects the Library of Congress develops, please see our Github organization page https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress
The incumbent reports to the Project Manager for Digital Initiatives in repository development and works with a specialized group of programmers on complex, multi-faceted prototype and production systems, and assists with software analysis, design, development, documentation and implementation of these systems. The incumbent updates and modifies existing Library applications, designs and implements new applications, generates documentation, and is responsible for the maintenance and upgrades. The position resolves the critical issues affecting the configuration of the information technology (IT) infrastructure and conducts information requirements analysis to identify priority areas for improvement of current systems.
This position is located in the Office of Strategic Initiatives.
The position description number for this position is 202955.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.