Job posting: NATIONAL DIGITAL HERITAGE ARCHIVE DEVELOPER
National Library of New Zealand
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NATIONAL DIGITAL HERITAGE ARCHIVE DEVELOPER Vacancy Number: NL2112
National Library of New Zealand has a vacancy for a senior developer to lead the ongoing development of its National Digital Heritage Archive (NDHA).
Position Role and Purpose The primary focus of the NDHA Developer is to provide required software development and support services to contribute to ongoing research and development in the digital preservation arena including deposit, storage, preservation, access and integration mechanisms for digital objects over time.
You will be responsible for the overall support of existing and development of new software applications and components that integrate or interface with the NDHA, and provide second level technical support (after the NDHA System Administrator) for the resolution of technical issues.
You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate, including the international digital preservation community.
Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in information technology, computer science or information science or its equivalent and will certainly have relevant work experience. Substantial software development experience (preferably in a related domain area) and demonstrated expertise in Java technologies is required. A working knowledge of UNIX systems, Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X as well as experience with metadata standards (including Dublin Core, METS/MODS and PREMIS) is preferred. An understanding of preservation metadata and related digital preservation strategies would also be welcomed.
This is a unique opportunity to work in a leading digital preservation programme and to contribute to the global development effort in digital preservation.
For further information, please contact Chrissie Whitfield, Programme Director, National Digital heritage Archive (+ 64 4 474 3124).
A role description and application form are available on National Library’s website: www.natlib.govt.nz (Vacancy NL2112) or from Personnel Services, People and Culture, National Library of New Zealand (+64 4 474 3065). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close 5pm Friday 4 December 2009.
The National Library has an equal employment opportunity policy, and a commitment to meeting its objectives under the Treaty of Waitangi.
****************** Peter McKinney NDHA Preservation Policy Analyst National Digital Heritage Archive Business Unit Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa National Library of New Zealand PO Box 1467, Wellington 6140 Tel: 04 474 3000 ext 8784 http://www.natlib.govt.nz/ndha
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