Applications Programmer Analyst, Georgetown University Library

Washington, D.C.
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Created: May 12, 2015


Applications Development Analyst

Georgetown University Library is seeking an Applications Programmer Analyst to help expand access to information through library technology. The Applications Programmer Analyst will report to both the Sr. Applications Programmer Analyst and the Sr. Systems Administrator at the Georgetown University Library.

The Georgetown University Library Information Technology team offers a flexible work environment, great work-life balance (that means you can take real vacations without checking emails), opportunities to collaborate on university-wide projects, and opportunities to share code and expertise with the academic library community.  This position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to develop and deepen skills in both software development and operations. There is room in the position for a healthy range of tasks and roles. The position also offers room to initiate projects of interest. The University offers very competitive benefits, including the potential for conference travel and presentations, paid leave, holiday leave, telecommuting opportunities and substantial tuition discounts for employees and their children. 

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Applications Programmer Analyst helps develop, program and manage library technologies needed to support the library's applications and infrastructure. Assists and works with the Sr. Applications Programmer in planning, designing, coding, and maintaining the library's technology applications. Integrates software components into the library's applications and ensures software interoperability among the library's different applications and is responsible for developing and coding scripts and other programs that would alleviate manual workflows for other library staff using the library applications.

In addition, he/she assists and works with the Sr. Systems Administrator to support the library's technology infrastructure which includes operations of the library's physical servers and virtual environments. The Applications Programmer Analyst is also involved in the administration of the library's applications and systems; Helps in the setup of test environments and configures virtual environments; Assists in backup processes and securing applications from unauthorized access; contributes scripting/ programming solutions needed to automate tasks.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience.  Minimum one year of work experience with system implementation, web development, programming and development of applications. Experience developing applications in Java, JavaScript, and/or PHP. Experience with XHTML, HTML, CSS, XML and/or XSL. Work experience in a university environment and work experience with open source software used by the library community are all highly desirable but not required.

The qualified candidate will possess strong analytical, interpersonal, communication skills with a focus on customer service; ability to work effectively with a team using online meeting tools and undertakes projects with minimal supervision after initial project guidance. Demonstrated commitment to risk-taking. Ability to be flexible, open-minded, and comfortable with changing responsibilities and duties as new and additional needs emerge. Proven ability to help design and develop web based applications in a project driven environment.

Please submit resume and cover letter for this position describing relevant software development experience and interest in the position.


Published: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 18:01 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:42 UTC