Senior Software Developer

Dalas Museum of ArtThe Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) seeks to hire a senior software developer who will join the team in Dallas and help the Museum to impact its local audiences through digital tools and projects. The ideal candidate will have a talent for building dynamic and successful tools, a love for creativity and experimentation, and the diligence to solve tough problems.


  • Advanced knowledge of Python web development including Django and other similar web frameworks.
  • Fluency with HTML/CSS and the capabilities of cross-browser development
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and object-oriented modular frameworks like JQuery
  • Extensive experience with database tools including MongoDB, MySQL and MSSQL.
  • Experience working with a team of developers and using version control systems like Git and Subversion
  • A commitment to open-source development, sharing, and working with a team


  • A senior web developer with at least 5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field, or commensurate work experience
  • A software developer who loves to learn and is independently motivated to stay their skills up-to-date
  • Proven experience working successfully in diverse teams
  • A good communicator who can share their ideas effectively
  • Passion for making a difference in Dallas and around the world


  • A dynamic workplace, surrounded by priceless art, located in the nation’s largest art district
  • The ability to make a difference in a non-profit that strives to effectively serve our local community through art
  • A connection to a community of technologists and other developers in cultural organizations around the world
  • Competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a flexible working environment
  • A comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and retirement.

The Dallas Museum of Art is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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About Robert Stein

Robert Stein is the Deputy Director of the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) where he leads the staff and the DMA’s active programs of Education, Conservation, Technology, andResearch. Stein led the DMA’s efforts to become the first museum in the U.S. to offer both free general admission and free membership in 2013. By launching the innovative DMA Friends program, Stein pioneered a platform of visitor engagement at scale that changes the face of participation in museums. In 2012, Stein founded the Laboratory for Innovation in Museum Technology at the DMA, applying the principles of startup venture capital to solving classic problems in museums. Stein also established funding for Visitor Research and Evaluation to investigate common visitor experiences between art and science museums. Prior to his role in Dallas, Rob served as the Deputy Director for Research, Technology, and Engagement at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Under Stein’s leadership, the museum launched a pioneering effort in support of museum transparency called, the IMA Dashboard. In 2009, Stein and colleagues created the award winning video website, that brings together more than 55 international organizations creating a true destination channel for art video online. In 2010 he founded the TAP open-source mobile platform and established the TourML standard for mobile museum content. Stein serves on the board of the Museum Computer Network, the board of Project Audience, the advisory board of the NMC’s Horizon Report for Museums, the International Program Committee for Museums and the Weband on Advisory committees for the online image resource, ArtStor and also, a part of the Art Genome Project. He continues to be active in writing and speaking on topics related to museum technology, transparency, and strategy.