The Harvard Library Innovation Lab is looking for a devops engineer to help us build tools to explore the open internet and see deep into the future of libraries.

Our projects range in scope from fast-moving prototypes to long-term innovations. The best way to get a feel for what we do is by looking at some of our current efforts.

image01 Perma.cc, a web archiving service that is powered by libraries

image00 H2O, a platform for creating, sharing and adapting open course materials

image02 Awesome Box, an alternate returns box used by hundreds of libraries

What you'll do

  • Own the production infrastructure that ensures Lab applications are responding quickly to people and bots on the internet

  • Write code that will monitor systems and develop logic that will automate common deployment and maintenance tasks

  • Act as a core member of our fun and dynamic team by helping us shape ideas and efforts in libraries, technology, and law. We're freewheelin'. We fully encourage the pursuit of interests and opportunities

We're hiring a person and not a skillset, but our current stack of keywords might be helpful

  • Heroku, AWS, S3, Python, Django, Fabric, git and GitHub, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, NGINX, Elasticsearch, Redis, UNIX, Bash, Rollbar, Splunk

Find details and apply using the Harvard Recruitment Management System. If you have questions, email us directly at lil@law.harvard.edu .