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About Us

Our Story

Our Story

We believe that the combination of integrity, communication and technical skill are what sets us apart. Software Services by Scientist.com was founded by lead developer and all around Rails enthusiast Rob Kaufman in 2007. Since then, we’ve cultivated a team with a breadth of technical skills and who excel at collaboration.

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Academic & Archives

Building and optimizing open-source digital repositories in the Samvera and Blacklight technologies.

Full Stack Mobile & Web Applications

Creating apps to address your business needs, or assisting your dev team to meet their goals.

Science & Research Tools & Integrations

Optimizing your platforms, allowing you to focus on research without neglecting your customers.

We have an array of services to meet your needs. Lets build something great together.

Our Values

Communication is Key

Effective communication is the foundation for success in all projects. All of our projects involve regular meetings with the right stakeholders.

Craftsmanship Pays Off

We build all of our applications with a foundation in sustainable, scalable technologies. Your investment should be built to grow with you.

Quality Is Your Right

Our definition of done is not the delivery of code, but acceptance from the client. Test-driven development and internal QA are part of all of our work.

Happy Teams Build Great Software

Happy engineers build great software, great software makes happy clients. We’re proud of our committed team members and low turnover.

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Testimonials

Here’s what people had to say about us

Rachel Howard
Rachel Howard
Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries
We appreciate the time SoftServ took with us, as well as their team’s expertise, guidance, and persistence. They made it possible for us to include multi-page documents, provide friendly URLs for items and collections, and limit the size of allowable downloads in our Hyku application.
Jill Morris & Kirsten Leonard
Jill Morris & Kirsten Leonard
Executive Directors, PALNI / PALCI
SoftServ has been key in helping us accomplish the ambitious goals of our grant-funded efforts to build a cost-effective multi-tenant Hyku repository to suit the needs of many diverse institutions. Their expertise, commitment to education and open source values, and contributions to the greater Hyku and Samvera community has been highly valued by our team and is what sets SoftServ apart.
Andreas Kostopoulos
Andreas Kostopoulos
Archives Manager, American Research Center in Egypt
Thank you for all the great work you are doing at SoftServ! So pleased and proud to have worked with your team on developing our digital archives.
Rachel Howard
Rachel Howard
Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries
We appreciate the time SoftServ took with us, as well as their team’s expertise, guidance, and persistence. They made it possible for us to include multi-page documents, provide friendly URLs for items and collections, and limit the size of allowable downloads in our Hyku application.
Jill Morris & Kirsten Leonard
Jill Morris & Kirsten Leonard
Executive Directors, PALNI / PALCI
SoftServ has been key in helping us accomplish the ambitious goals of our grant-funded efforts to build a cost-effective multi-tenant Hyku repository to suit the needs of many diverse institutions. Their expertise, commitment to education and open source values, and contributions to the greater Hyku and Samvera community has been highly valued by our team and is what sets SoftServ apart.
Andreas Kostopoulos
Andreas Kostopoulos
Archives Manager, American Research Center in Egypt
Thank you for all the great work you are doing at SoftServ! So pleased and proud to have worked with your team on developing our digital archives.
Rachel Howard
Rachel Howard
Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries
We appreciate the time SoftServ took with us, as well as their team’s expertise, guidance, and persistence. They made it possible for us to include multi-page documents, provide friendly URLs for items and collections, and limit the size of allowable downloads in our Hyku application.
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