Programmer Analyst 2 - Hydra programmer specifically for finding aids/archival collections

New Haven
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Created: September 20, 2013


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Reporting to the Manager of Digital Library and Programming Services, the Programmer Analyst 2 plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user requests for new or modified programs to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems, and computer capabilities.

The Programmer Analyst 2 will focus primarily on evaluation, creation and adoption of software used for ingesting archival collection materials, finding aids and metadata into a digital preservation repository based on the Fedora Commons software in support of a grant funded project to digitize a collection of more than one million documents and objects covering Dr. Henry Kissinger’s life.

This position has a duration of two and a half years from the date of hire.
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Principal Responsibilities
1. Develops programs or systems of small to moderate size and complexity. Modifies existing systems at all levels of difficulty.
2. Provides informational input into decisions concerning the development and delivery of applications, programs and systems. Defines and analyzes requirements to meet the expectations of stakeholders and intended end users needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets.
3. Analyzes, defines and designs new systems and applications. Writes code in support of business solutions.
4. Responsible for the creation, definition, communication, and management of project plans which includes architectural design, technology selection and methodologies to apply.
5. Troubleshoots problems and provide ongoing maintenance and support for applications and systems.
6. Prepares documentation, user manuals and develops formal proposals for new systems and modifications to existing systems. Mentors technical staff and provide training for end users.
7. Contributes in the development of policies or modifications to exiting policies.
8. Applies and keeps current with existing and emerging technologies and methodologies. Provides ongoing input to the establishment of programming standards, procedures, and methodologies.
9. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree.
Three years of experience in analysis and programming of small to medium scale systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1: Well-developed programming skills; emphasis on code documentation, code standards, and demonstrated use of available frameworks.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3: Proven ability writing SQL queries using MySQL, Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server; Demonstrated ability in application development with two or more of the following: C++, Java/J2EE, Ruby, Python and/or C#.

Required Skill/Ability 4: Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written expression; excellent customer service skills.

Required Skill/Ability 5: Advanced skills in object-oriented programming

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
1.Five or more years experience with object-oriented programming.
2.Experience with front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap, JavaScript, JavaScript Toolkits such as JQuery and D3, Ajax, and Java/JSP.
3.Experience working with Archival Collections; understanding of software packages: Archivists’ Toolkit and/or Archivematica.
4.Demonstrated ability designing and documenting complex procedures.

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