Developer position available - eXtensible Catalog Project
University of Rochester
University of Rochester, River Campus Libraries eXtensible Catalog - R&D Software Engineer
Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week 10-Month, Temporary Position with Benefits
Working remotely or on site in Rochester, New York, this position is responsible for software development and testing for eXtensible Catalog software applications that are currently under development, primarily metadata services to work with the XC Metadata Services Toolkit. This position is part of the eXtensible Catalog project (http://eXtensibleCatalog.org <http://eXtensibleCatalog.org> ) to develop a suite of open-source next-generation library web applications. This high-profile project will offer the selected candidate an opportunity to work with a range of prominent developers from distinguished partner institutions (http://eXtensibleCatalog.org/partners <http://eXtensibleCatalog.org/partners> ).
The software will consist of five distinct applications, each designed to work with library metadata in various XML formats, to integrate with legacy systems, process data, and present web user interfaces. The applications are built with a number of technologies. Experience with some or all of the technologies listed below is highly desired and conceptual familiarity is required for discussion purposes. The core list of technologies used in the eXtensible Catalog project includes: Java, JSP, Struts 2 Framework, YUI Toolkit, SOLR, Lucene, mySQL, PHP, Drupal, Blackboard Learning Management System, LDAP, web services, XML, XSLT, and XML Schema. Knowledge and/or familiarly with the following library specific standards and technologies is desired: MARC format, Dublin Core format, OAI-PMH Protocol, and NCIP Protocol. Development tools used include Subversion, Eclipse, NetBeans, and Microsoft Project.
Responsibilities and duties:
* Design and implement a set of services that will plug in to a new metadata services application framework (the XC Metadata Services Toolkit) to implement cross-schema authority control and record aggregation in an environment influenced by the data model, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR).
* Software development of web applications, including metadata services, using Java, JSP, XML, Struts 2 Framework, YUI Toolkit, Apache SOLR, and mySQL. * Software configuration management including version control, status reporting, review, and defect tracking * Management of the bug tracking and feature request process using web-based software currently in use * Completion of tasks in a self directed fashion
This position reports to the Co-Principal Investigator of the eXtensible Catalog Project.
Qualifications, Requirements, and Experience (Required)
* Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field * Demonstrable software development and software configuration management experience with listed programming languages and tools * Familiarity with software design methods, models, and standards * Excellent interpersonal skills as well as technical aptitude
Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Excellent benefits package includes choice of retirement programs including TIAA/CREF. Paid vacation and seven calendar holidays. Tuition benefits. The University of Rochester requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Please send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
Kelley Kitrinos Human Resources Administrator Rush Rhees Library, Box 270055 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 14627-0055 -OR-
Email: RCLHR@library.rochester.edu <mailto:RCLHR@library.rochester.edu>
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
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