Web Developer

New Orleans
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Created: June 23, 2013


Web Developer II designs, develops, codes, tests, implements and manages innovative and complex web-based applications that improve the user experience in discovering, accessing and using library resources and services. S/he gathers requirements, writes code and APIs, maintains documentation and creates web design and layout. S/he is responsible for collaborating with Tulane Technology Services to maintain various local and cloud based servers.

Minimum Qualifications
5 years of progressive work experience in designing, developing, coding and maintaining data-driven applications

2+ years of proven success as team leader/project manager

Solid understanding of current web standards as recommended by W3C including accessibility standards and cross browser issues

Demonstrated ability to:
  • Program in XML,PHP, JavaScript, XSLT,
  • Ruby, Python, C++, XML, JSON, JQuery,
  • Design effective UI/UX using HTML5, CSS3
  • and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Work with open source products such
  • Drupal, Python, Fedora, Coral and/or
  • DSpace Design relational databases using
  • MySQL, Oracle and SQL specifically
  • related to library content exchange
  • Work in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL,
  • PHP) or Tomcat environment.
Experience using MVC frameworks, Object Oriented Programming, and version control workflows
Skilled in developing secure applications, using robust authentication, access control, encryption, and other technologies as appropriate to ensure the integrity and security of sensitive information

Practical experience and comprehension of text search engines such as Solr, and the underlying Lucene engine

Skilled in modeling techniques as a tool for application design and development

Experience with analytical and web tracking tools for site usage

Ability to trouble-shoot complex code designs written by multiple developers, reverse engineering, identifying incompatibilities and providing alternatives for improved design and performance

Researches and recommends emerging applicable technologies, platforms, toolsets and APIs for academic libraries

Initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Excellent organization and time management skills required to meet deadlines

Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical personnel.

Minimum Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in an academic library

Familiarity with Ex Libris products such as Voyager, MetaLib and Primo

Familiarity with Xerxes and digital library projects

Experience using technologies such as Ghost or Altiris for computer images

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