Lead Developer - NCSU Libraries

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Created: January 28, 2009


Note: Feel free to contact me with any questions about this position (emily_lynema@ncsu.edu). We intend to move quickly and are already reviewing resumes, so please send me an email if you think you might apply.

-emily lynema


Working Title: Lead Developer Position Title: Business & Technology Applications Specialist

The NC State University Libraries seeks an experienced developer to help lead development efforts within the IT department. This development unit is responsible for supporting the core information systems in the library, from building and maintaining enterprise-level applications to implementing and supporting open source and vendor solutions. The lead developer will serve as the technical backbone of a unit with 3 developers. He or she will have primary oversight over E-Matrix, an electronic resources and serials management system built in-house at NCSU Libraries and will play a key role in efforts to make E-Matrix available as an open source project in the future. In addition, this position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of other projects including an open source course reserves system created at Emory University (ReservesDirect) and a new administrative information system being designed from the ground up.

Responsibilities include designing and developing applications, managing projects and deadlines, providing technical mentoring for 2 junior developers, serving as technical lead on business-focused product management teams, and investigating new technologies. As lead developer, this position is responsible for helping architect, design, and plan for all new development within the unit.

We are looking for someone who would be able to jump right into learning a complex enterprise-level application built on top of PostgreSQL, Java (Hibernate and Spring), XML/JSON web services, and ExtJS. Other supported tools within this unit also utilize MySQL and PHP. Experience with application and database design is a must. Knowledge of code management repositories (Subversion) is a plus. Must have good communication skills, the ability to participate in a team development environment, and a willingness to learn about library metadata and business processes.

Salary is based on experience and qualifications, but expected hiring range is $75,000 – 80,000.

NCSU Libraries is a fast-paced, innovative environment with no shortage of interesting problems to solve. For a detailed list of required and preferred skills or to apply, visit http://jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position #40024.

Position is currently available, and will remain open until filled. Review of applications is ongoing.

-- Emily Lynema Systems Librarian for Digital Projects Information Technology, NCSU Libraries 919-513-8031 emily_lynema@ncsu.edu

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Published: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 14:54 UTC

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