Technical Lead, Kuali OLE, Indiana University

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Created: March 14, 2013


Technical Lead, Kuali Open Library, UITS

Job Summary: Acts as technical lead for systems analysis and programming personnel for the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE). Responsible for systems development as directed by the Kuali Foundation for the Kuali Open Library Environment which includes circulation, cataloging, physical and electronic acquisitions, and APIs for a variety of external applications in support of the Kuali OLE community and its partners. Provides technical guidance to OLE and Kuali community partners through a variety of councils, memberships, and workgroups. Participates in the development of project planning and estimating for OLE systems development; conducts research, evaluates alternatives, and proposes solutions for ongoing sustainability of the Kuali community software; and provides development estimates and documentation for these proposals.

Provides technical leadership in design, development, standardization, and best practices of robust and reliable enterprise-scale web applications; coordinates activities of OLE technical resources which may include project, contracted, and partner staff; and establishes priorities for tasks to ensure development and implementation of projects happen on time. Plans, organizes, and assigns work activities of technical staff; provides periodic performance evaluations of OLE resources when appropriate; reviews, evaluates, and approves proposed modifications and design specifications; and assumes responsibility for the coordination and collaboration of technical activities associated with OLE software development and other Kuali community activities and resources such as Rice, KFS, Configuration Management and partner support as directed by the OLE governing bodies.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and four years of progressive computing experience including systems development and/or system administration experience in a large complex computing environment.

Combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Excellent leadership skills that include team building, problem solving, decision-making, motivation, and communication; demonstrated abilities in technical leadership and development; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work collaboratively within a diverse university environment. Ability to work with community source partners consisting of large research institutions, large and small private institutions, and small community colleges. Experience with systems analysis, systems design, systems development, and estimating enterprise software development projects.

Specific technical experience with and knowledge of the following Core Source Code Technologies: Tomcat Servlet container and J2EE development tools and frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, SOAP and Apache cxf web services, Servlets, JSP, Struts, jQuery, Log4J and SLF4J. Experience with database technologies Oracle, MySQL, NoSQL, Big Data, Apache Jackrabbit, and Apache SOLR; experience with development tools Eclipse/IntellJ IDEA, SVN, Crucible, and Fisheye; experience with build management tools Maven, Ant, Jenkins; and experience with testing frameworks JUnit, Mockito, EasyMock.

Understanding of how Service Oriented Application (SOA) design affects the planning, development, and organization of projects. Understanding of the SOA construct and how services are stable business artifacts versus technical implementations of SOA with Web Services. Ability to realize, design, and communicate linkages between specific business requirements and Service Designs; familiarity with the user experience architecture at the technology and user-interaction model level; and familiarity with related open-source initiatives: Jasig (uPortal, CAS), Sakai.

Preferred: Master’s degree.

Note: This position is funded through June 30, 2014 with the potential for renewal.

Applications accepted until March 21, 2013, or until position is filled.

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