Development/Operations Programmer - Databrary Project

New York City
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Created: May 20, 2016



The Databrary project seeks a motivated and flexible DevOps engineer to help maintain and enhance an open source web-based video library. You will work with users, librarians, and a small team of developers to design and build tools to enable behavioral researchers to collaborate, store, explore, and access video-based research datasets. This is a growth position with ample opportunity to enhance your programming skills and take ownership of a critical service for the research community.
  • Maintain and update web application based on Haskell, PostgreSQL, AngularJS
  • Support development, manage releases, and track bug and QA progress
  • Learn technologies and code-base in order to contribute to and enhance application
  • Interface with university IT to coordinate around and maintain infrastructure
  • Ensure system security and respect ethical concerns around sensitive data

  • Solid history with Linux administration, build systems, and production application deployment
  • Experience installing and using PostgreSQL, git, node, apache
  • Basic understanding of HTTP, NFS, VMWare, docker
  • Knowledge of various programming languages, ideally including JavaScript, shell, python, PL/SQL

  • Experience deploying Haskell applications using cabal
  • History of contributions to open source projects
  • Familiarity with ffmpeg, solr, gentoo, CentOS, CoffeeScript
To apply

Send the following to
  • One page cover letter (PDF)
  • Resume (PDF)
  • Links to your open source contributions or other samples of your work

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