Computer Systems Analyst

Created: September 2, 2012


Virginia Tech's Newman Library is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Computer Systems Analyst. This position writes code to improve locally developed and community-driven software from application development through deployment. Automates metadata discovery, extraction, creation and/or migration. Supports digital preservation strategies (e.g., writing plugins, monitoring networked caches). Supports digital library, repository, publishing, and virtual community systems by writing and/or using programs, including Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. Performs project related work. 

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field, or equivalent level of training and experience. Successful candidate must have specific knowledge of and experience with Linux operating systems; programming languages-- Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP; relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL), web (e.g., HTTP, REST architecture, HTML, XML, CSS,); knowledge and experience with software development, including version control, agile programming methodologies, documentation, and sound security practices; ability to work independently and with initiative to identify and solve problems; ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups, both on site and remotely; must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. 

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge and experience with computer applications in a library; knowledge of other Unix-like systems; web servers Apache and nginx, API development and application packaging; experience with HTML5, Semantic Web technologies, multimedia conversion and web delivery; knowledge and experience with open source software such as Drupal, Django, Ruby on Rails, DSpace, Fedora Commons, EPrints, Open Journal Systems, Open Conference Systems, ConfTool, Omeka, and/or LOCKSS a plus.

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