Digital Library Project Programmer
Digital Library Project Programmer (Indiana University, Bloomington, IN)
Job Summary: Performs analysis, design, programming, and system administration for software applications supporting digital library program projects. Initially, focuses on two primary projects: 1) implementation of the VIVO research-focused discovery tool at Indiana University, and 2) enhancement of Sakai (known at IU as Oncourse) to enable better access to online library collections for faculty and students. Works closely with VIVO, Sakai, and library staff at Indiana University and other institutions to analyze system and user needs, define requirements, perform software design, write and test software programs, administer and troubleshoot systems developed by others, and prepare technical documentation.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: Bachelor¹s degree in computer science or related technical field and two years experience in development of complex software systems, including work in one or more of the following languages: Java, C++.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience in relational database design and programming, experience in Web application development using Java, and experience with XML and XML-related technologies. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively as a member of a team; ability to perform detailed work, effectively communicate verbally and in writing, interact with staff, faculty, and vendors, change priorities as project expands or project needs change; and perform multiple concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; and creativity in identifying complex problems and finding solutions quickly and accurately, as well as attention to detail in communicating technical issues and implementing solutions.
Preferred: Master¹s degree. Experience with RDF, Semantic Web, and Linked Open Data. Experience with the Sakai collaboration and learning environment and/or VIVO applications.
Position is funded for a period of two years, with potential for renewal.
Other Information: For more information, see: IU Digital Library Program: http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/, VIVO: http://vivo.iu.edu/ and http://vivoweb.org/, Sakai: http://www.sakaiproject.org/, and http://www.sakaibrary.org/.
Applications accepted until September 29, 2011, or until position is filled.
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