Web Application Developer

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Created: October 24, 2011


Founded in 1870, The Ohio State University is a comprehensive, state-assisted university offering a complete environment for learning for its 3,000 faculty and 56,000 students. The Ohio State University Libraries is seeking a motivated, creative person to join our team charged with designing, developing and managing innovative web-based applications. We offer a stimulating environment and an interdisciplinary team working on a wide array of technology projects and services. Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu

For more info about position and to apply: www.jobsatosu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=199172<http://www.jobsatosu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=199172>

Classification: Systems Developer / Engineer Working Title: Web Application Developer Summary of Duties Serves as a member of the Libraries IT Division Web Implementation Team which is charged with designing, developing and managing innovative web-based applications that support, enhance, and extend the mission of The Ohio State University Libraries. Designs, develops, troubleshoots, implements, and maintains software code for applications delivered via the Web. Designs and maintains applications utilizing MySQL and PostgreSQL databases, NoSQL data collections, and lucene/search indices for optimizing application development, integration and scaling. Integrates web applications with other systems. Maintains existing web applications and databases. Selects and implements open source software applications to meet local needs. Optimizes developed code for stability and maintainability. Tests and debugs developed applications and middleware tools. Works within framework of University IT security standards and guidelines. Creates detailed documentation as part of development process in order to ensure ongoing support of applications. Performs high-level troubleshooting and responds to evening, weekend and holiday emergency service calls when on-call. Works with a variety of technical and non-technical staff to design and create web applications. Works closely with Project Managers and other members of the Libraries' IT Division to both develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.

Education Bachelor's Degree in computer & information science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience (Required): Demonstrated experience in web application development and services that includes mastery of at least one major web programming language such as PHP or .NET; demonstrated experience with data transfer protocols & methodologies, relational SQL database design, optimization, integration and scaling; demonstrated experience in Java, JavaScript, or other object oriented languages; demonstrated familiarity with XHTML, CSS, XML, and XSLT; familiarity with source code version control; demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated experience in selection and implementation of open source software to meet local needs; excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skill; flexibility to work in a dynamic and evolving area both independently and as part of a team.

Experience (Desired): Demonstrable experience with NoSQL data collections and lucene/search indices; work experience in an academic library or research university; familiarity with XSLT and MARC in the context of data transformation and reuse; familiarity with ADA requirements and methods of achieving compliance; familiarity with web security standards and methods of achieving compliance; experience with web content management systems, such as SilverStripe or Drupal, and web development frameworks, such as Symfony or Zend; demonstrated experience with distributed source code version control systems such as Git; demonstrated abilty to take initiative to improve current services offered by the organization and to document procedures.

To apply: www.jobsatosu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=199172<http://www.jobsatosu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=199172>

Beth Black Associate Professor and Systems Librarian Head, Web Implementation Team Ohio State University Libraries Science and Engineering Library, Room 002A 175 West 18th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210 614-688-5428 black.367@osu.edu<mailto:black.367@osu.edu>


Published: Monday, October 24, 2011 13:26 UTC

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