Digital Library Lead Systems Analyst/Programmer

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Created: July 30, 2012


Lead Systems Analyst/Programmer
Rank: PAE-4IT
Position#: 00037975
List #: 6669

Job Summary: The Indiana University Libraries seek a skilled developer and project leader to provide support for the Libraries’ extensive technical infrastructure supporting digital content storage and access. This technical infrastructure includes a Digital Library Repository Service based on the open source Fedora digital repository system to support the storage and management of digital images, text, audio, video, and other content, plus a set of tools and services to support ingestion, search and discovery, digital object delivery and presentation, and preservation of digital content.

Independently and with very little supervision, the Lead Systems Analyst/Programmer is responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the Digital Library Repository Service, based on the open source Fedora repository system, and supporting services, including ingest tools, indexing services, and gateways for searching and metadata harvesting. Develops requirements; evaluates and implements commercial and/or open-source software solutions; designs, codes, and tests software; defines and implements interfaces with other IU library university IT systems; and works with other staff to define metadata and content standards for repository. This position also provides leadership and guidance to other developers.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline and 5 years of experience in the development of complex software systems, including work in Java and relational database design and programming required. Master’s degree preferred. Combinations of related education and experience will be considered.

Experience in Java web application development and Web Services; experience with XML and XML-related technologies; and experience working in a Unix/Linux environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills; and the ability to work as part of a team. Experience in project leadership; experience with library systems and metadata standards; experience working with Apache Lucene and/or Solr search systems; experience working with digital image, audio, and video formats; and experience with PHP and/or Ruby on Rails programming strongly desired.

Note: Include a cover letter and resume with your online application and list the contact information for three references on your resume.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 13:08 UTC

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