Programmer/Analyst, Digital Media Services

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Created: March 29, 2013


The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries are seeking a skilled software developer to join the Library Technologies division.

Job Summary: Performs software design, programming, database administration, and other tasks required for the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of Library Technologies (LT) software systems, primarily in support of digital media (audio and video) online services delivery.

Serves as high-level technical support resource for software systems including the Avalon Media System (and the legacy Video Streaming Service and the Variations Digital Music Library, which Avalon will eventually supersede), coordinating with librarians, local support providers, the UITS Support Center, Avalon and Variations partners and adopting institutions, and other front-end support providers as needed, as well as with other LT technical staff. Diagnoses problems reported by users; makes and tests software code changes to correct problems; and manages LT’s production, test, and development servers in the UITS Intelligent Infrastructure related to digital media services delivery.

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 technical discipline, two years of experience in systems analysis and programming of complex software systems, including work in Java, Java web application development, and web services technologies such as JavaScript, AJAX, or Ruby on Rails, one year of experience in XML and XML-related technologies, relational databases, Perl, and UNIX system administration and experience providing technical support.

Excellent oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills; a positive customer service attitude; and ability to work as part of a team. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; willingness to learn new technologies; and ability to work with minimum supervision and with self-motivation.

For more information on the IU Bloomington Libraries, see For more information on the Avalon and Variations projects, see and Applications must be submitted online at

Applications accepted until April 11, 2013, or until position is filled.


Published: Friday, March 29, 2013 17:13 UTC

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