Technology Innovation and Strategy Senior Software Engineer

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Created: August 3, 2015


The real story:  
Developer for the Digital Preservation Network project.
Texas is one of the five founding "nodes" of the Digital Preservation Network, and we need a software engineer who can work both locally and with developers acorss the country.  Duties will eventually also include work just for UT Austin, but the first 12 -18 months will likely be getting the DPN up and running across North America.

Provide software development in support of digital curation activities at the University of Texas Libraries.

Essential Functions
Perform software development and analysis including testing, debugging and training. Perform systems design, analysis, and integration with Library infrastructure. Conduct project and status meetings with Library staff and the campus community.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of application programming analysis. Demonstrated ability to analyze, test, and debug complex code. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Skilled at training technical staff. Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a team-oriented environment. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Three years of experience in application programming, analysis and system design. Experience with object oriented and procedural programming paradigms. Experience with SQL and RDBMS systems. Professional experience with programming languages such as Java, PHP, Ruby, and Python. Professional experience with web technologies including XML, XSLT, and REST. Professional experience working on Unix systems. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
More than five years of experience in application programming, analysis and system design. Experience with metadata standards related to digital libraries and institutional repositories. Experience with digital preservation standards and practices. Experience in a digital library environment. Experience with Agile software development methodologies. Experience with user interface design. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication and problem solving skills. Evidence of initiative, creative energy and resourcefulness. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and team-oriented environment. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Working conditions
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Work performed on current multiple projects under pressure of deadlines or time limitations. Ability to work under stress, work as a team member and independently. Commitment to provide excellent customer service.

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