2 Application Analysts

Chapel Hill
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Created: August 2, 2012


Library Systems Department

Working Title: Applications Analyst
Position Number: 17022
Salary Range: $40,294 - $99,903
HIRING RANGE: $62,408 - $65,000
Closing Date: August 20, 2012
Essential Skills, Knowlege and Abilities:

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to complete projects and the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and other members of the department to solve problems. Using strong analytic skills and grounded in a sense of service, the Analyst will help define and create forward thinking solutions to some of the systems issues currently confronting academic libraries. These solutions emphasize sustainable systems. They will be influenced by a strong preference for using and extending existing systems (locally developed, open source, and licensed). They will be integrating in nature. They will emphasize abstraction, taking advantage of and building lightweight APIs, and a RESTful approach to information systems architecture.

Description of Duties:
The University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an applications analyst to join the Application Development Team in the Library Systems department.
The Analyst will develop and maintain web applications using middleware scripting languages and frameworks (such as Django or CakePHP) and JavaScript frameworks (such as JQuery). Additionally, the Applications Analyst may perform development work on new and existing projects using a variety of programming and markup languages and other tools. XML, Perl, Solr, data manipulation, geospatial work, and/or RDBMSs competencies are relevant information to include in an application.

The Applications Analyst documents code and workflow, and manages development within a versioning system. Interface design will emphasize usability and accessibility. The Analyst should be comfortable working with a team that is moving toward agile methodologies.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Minimum Education and Experience: The analyst band requires a foundation of knowledge and skills in area of specialization generally obtained from graduating from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and one year of experience in business application consulting or development. Experience in the field of work related to the position's role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Special note: This position may exclusively require a bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the specific functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with traditional markup and related competencies such as XHTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, JavaScript and an understanding of usability and accessibility. Experience with interpreted scripting languages (PHP, Python), and frameworks (e.g. CakePHP, Django), relational database development and systems (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL). Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks. Experience with project management and code versioning is desirable.

To Apply
To apply for SPA positions, use the Office of Human Resources ApplicantWeb online application system http://www.unc.edu/appweb/step1.html. The ApplicantWeb will guide you through the process of completing your application online. Applicants will be able to create and save applications, resumes and cover letters. Positions are posted on the Library's web page until filled.

For more information on application procedures, applicants may contact:
Office of Human Resources
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
104 Airport Drive, CB #1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 843-2300

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