Software Engineer

Los Angeles
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Created: June 22, 2016


Job Summary:

The Getty Research Institute's Information Systems department is seeking a skilled and knowledgable full stack web application developer.  This limited-term Software Engineer position will contribute to the development of innovative software in support of digital humanities research, specifically rebuilding of the Provenance Index as a Linked Data application.

Major Job Responsibilities:
  • Acts as lead developer for the Provenance Index rebuild; works alongside a team of four engineers and a UX designer
  • Responsible for engineering back and front end components
  • Designs and develops solutions for complex systems
  • Researches and learns new tools, protocols, and skills as needed
  • Creates  and updates thorough documentation for software and configurations
  • Acts as mentor to lower level engineers
  • Follows team processes (development methodology, testing, version control, etc.)

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a combination of education adn relevant experience
  • 2-7 years software development experience
  • Demonstrated experience programming in Python and JavaScript, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Django, AngularJS, or React, preferred
  • Knowledge of Linked Data concepts and tools, preferred
  • Knowledge of IIIF and Open Annotation protocols, preferred
  • Knowledge of information security concepts, techniques, and tools, preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated experience in web aplication design, development, testing, and deployment
  • Knowledge of data modeling, database design and scalability
  • Experience running application on Linux-based operating systems (RHEL & Ubuntu)
  • Knowledge of network architecture and protocols
  • Experience working with version control (Git) and issue tracking systems
  • Ability to communicate well with stakeholders possessing various levels of technical knowledge
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new skills and tools
  • Ability to lead development projects


Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 20:58 UTC

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