Job Posting - Library Applications Developer, Brown University

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Created: May 20, 2008


Library Applications Developer The Brown University Library seeks a talented software developer to design new and innovative web-based library services, systems, and tools which anticipate the needs of library users.

In addition to developing new applications, the incumbent * makes creative use of APIs * continually enhances and extends commercial software applications * works with library departments to develop tools which increase internal workflow efficiencies * provides vision and leadership in the investigation and implementation of emerging information technologies

The Library Applications Developer is part of the Library's Integrated Technology Services department. See:

Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. * Experience in the designand manipulation of relational databases; demonstrated proficiency in developing and maintaining database-driven web applications * Experience developing and coding interactive web applications using PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, HTML, XML, CSS , SQL, Javascript, AJAX, and/or other common tools. * Demonstrated experience with Unix or Linux server platforms, related software, and basic system administration utilities * In depth knowledge of Website design, development, implementation, standards, and accessibility/usability guidelines. * Experience with Web 2.0 technologies such as RDF and AJAX and with designing and implementing web services (REST). Ability to integrate Web 2.0 services to ensure the seamless delivery of online library services. * Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills * Creativity and strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Ability to learn new technical skills quickly; ability to meet deadlines; strong service-orientation. Ability to adapt emerging technologies to new domains.

Preferred Qualifications: * MLS from an ALA accredited university * Hands-on experience implementing and managing library enterprise systems

To apply for this position (JOB# B01013), please visit Brown's Online Employment website ( Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Jean Rainwater Co-Leader, Integrated Technology Services Brown University Library Providence, Rhode Island 02912


Published: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 18:53 UTC

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