Software Development Specialist 1

Columbus, OH
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Created: January 20, 2017


State Library of Ohio
274 E. 1st Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 644-7061

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Software Development Specialist 1

An Equal Opportunity Employer

PN: LIB20010374_121916
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Bargaining-Unit
Location: Franklin County
Promotional Bid:
unclassified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)
Job Location: State Library of Ohio 274 E. First Ave. Suite 100 Columbus, OH 43201
Opening Date: Thu. 1/19/17
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 2/16/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Pay Range: 33
Hours of work: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday as set by supervisor

$25.08 Hourly

Job Duties:

This is a reposting; you must reapply to be considered.

Implements, supports and maintains Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) software; works with other IT staff to ensure system efficiency and operability; prepares ingest profiles in collaboration with metadata specialists; performs and supports data normalization according to Ohio Digital Network standards; monitors DPLA technology activities and makes recommendations regarding platform enhancements and upgrades; identifies and develops software solutions to business problems; writes test cases and/or scripts for unit and systems testing with minimal to no supervision; uses report generators, data manipulation tools, data query tools, program tracing/debugging tools, software development tools and versioning tools as required; collaborates with Ohio Digital Network Technology Working Group to promoting use of Ohio-related content in DPLA.

Installs, maintains, configures, upgrades, &/or administers hardware &/or software independently in workstation support, network administration, server administration, business continuity, information security, telecommunications & network connectivity, or SAN administration (i.e., single technology domains) where technical work requires specific knowledge to evaluate, select, adapt, & modify standard procedures; devises new approaches to problems encountered; diagnoses, analyzes, & resolves issues for customer(s) in assigned technology domain; promotes system security and awareness by adhering to the Agency's and/or State's IT security policy(s) and standards.

Minimum Qualifications:
Core undergraduate program in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent work experience.


Minimum 2 years combined work experience in any combination of the following: developing and/or modifying programs for computer applications, performing testing and debugging and assisting with analysis and design.

Note: The official position description on file with the designated agency reflects that knowledge of JAVA, XML/XSLT, and OAI-PMH are required to perform the duties of this position. See the job duties for more details.

Major Worker Characteristics: Knowledge of: JAVA, XML/XSLT, and OAI-PMH*; oral & written communication tools & techniques; customer support & personal service technical writing & documentation practices; state & agency policy, procedures & applicable laws*; vision, mission & goals of agency*; mathematic principles relative to assigned area in IT; telecommunications; capabilities & applications of network equipment including hubs, routers, switches, bridges, servers, & related hardware; IT principles, methods & practices in assigned specialty area; software distribution & configuration management tools & mechanisms; organizations operation environment, topology, & protocols; local area & wide area networking principles & concepts; back-up & recovery techniques; performance monitoring methods; basic internet server maintenance techniques; installation & configuration procedures; internet clients, such as browsers & streaming video; system administration methods & procedures; operating systems installation & configuration procedures; technology design.
Skill for: workflow analysis; reading comprehension; speaking; service orientation; installation; troubleshooting; critical thinking; operation monitoring; judgment & decision making; systems analysis; systems evaluations; operation analysis; identifying & specifying business requirements; using data recovery tools & techniques; complex problem solving.
Ability to: collaborate with non-IT professionals; prepare meaningful, accurate, & concise reports; stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT Assigned; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions.

(*) Developed after employment.

Supplemental Information:


*IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not include your Social Security Number (SSN) with your on-line application and/or documentation. If attaching a document that contains your SSN, please redact (black out) SSN before attaching it to your application.
The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at that time so proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

Job #LIB20010374_121916
Software Development Specialist 1

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Published: Saturday, March 18, 2017 16:00 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, March 18, 2017 16:00 UTC