Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
HEAD, DISCOVERY AND ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MIT Libraries-Digital Library Services, to lead the design, build, and integration of tools and systems (applications, websites, APIs, etc.) that provide a platform for open, equitable digital access to information. Will lead the Libraries’ pursuit of a well-built, user-friendly discovery and web environment that welcomes a diverse user community to creatively engage with the Libraries’ content.
Full description available at https://libraries.mit.edu/about/organization/jobs/.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in computer science/information systems/business administration/related field; ten years’ progressively responsible experience across the systems development lifecycle, with domain expertise in one or more relevant areas (e.g., UX engineering, research computing, application design and testing, DevOps, or IT governance); management experience and proven success fostering a collaborative and user-centered approach to problem-solving and building strategy with a team of leaders; demonstrated commitment to building and advancing diversity and inclusion in staffing, systems, and/or services; success leading complex technical projects through completion and handoff and experience with formal project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, and traditional); excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication and presentation skills; demonstrated experience translating high-level strategic technology priorities into roadmaps for developing and building out technical platforms; and experience defining, scoping, and managing projects. PREFERRED: graduate degree in engineering/information technology/management; experience with DevOps methodology/principles, directly supervising engineering/UX teams, and building and maintaining excellent working relationships with technology operations teams; domain experience with any of the following---developing interfaces for use by research teams, applying architecture principles consistently across the systems development life cycle, interface design and implementation in compliance with accessibility regulations and best practices; and experience building a diverse and multifaceted portfolio of user interfaces, balancing web, API, mobile, and more. Job #19286-12