Programmer/Analyst Position: NYU Digital Library Technology Services group

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Created: February 13, 2008


New York University Programmer/Analyst

New York University¹s Division of the Libraries seeks a Programmer/Analyst to work on the Preserving Public Television NDIIPP project: <>

Partners in the project to preserve digital public television (Channel Thirteen, WGBH Boston, PBS, and NYU) are collaborating to establish the first procedures, structures, and national standards necessary to preserve public television programs produced in digital formats, including the high-definition formats. The programmer/analyst will work with project partners to continue the development of models for preserving digital content, to create a functional framework for such a repository, and to test the functionality of this repository model. NYU has recently deployed and continues to develop a DSpace-based preservation repository; this project will contribute to the continued development of the repository and extend its functionality with the use of Storage Resource Broker (SRB) for storage management and the transfer of very large files.

This is a grant-funded position and is available for 1 year.

Candidates should have the following skills:

* Bachelor's degree in computer or information science and 3 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination * Must include experience developing applications using Java * Must include experience with relational database management systems (RDBMS) and digital repositories (DSpace preferred) * Demonstrated knowledge of Apache, Tomcat, Java, SQL, XML, XSLT, a scripting language (Perl, Ruby, etc) * Experience with digitization projects involving library and digital library metadata and standards (E.g. METS, MODS, Dublin Core, PREMIS) * Experience with data grid software such as SRB or iRODS * Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment * Familiarity with video file formats and packages, video encoding standards (MPEG2, MPEG4), and metadata standards * Preferred: familiarity with the OAIS reference model for open archival information systems * Excellent communication and analytical skills

Please apply through NYU's application management system: <> . At this page click on "External Applicants" then "Search Openings." Type 6914BR in the "Keyword Search" field and select search. NYU offers a generous benefit package including 22 days of vacation annually. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

NYU, founded in 1831, is the largest private university in the United States with an enrollment of approximately 48,000 students. The University, which includes 14 schools and colleges, occupies six major centers in Manhattan and has various programs around the world. NYU¹s Division of Libraries is currently ranked 17th within the 2002-03 ARL membership criteria index.

New York University Libraries: Library facilities at New York University serve the school¹s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 4 million volumes. New York University is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, the Digital Library Federation; serves as the administrative headquarters of the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium that includes three academic institutions. The Library¹s website URL is <>

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