Digital Library Projects Application Developer

Notre Dame
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Created: May 1, 2012


  Reporting to the Digital Library Services Department Head, we are seeking an experienced applications developer to develop front end applications to manage campus research data and library collections in our digital library. Solutions will provide access, discovery, security, and preservation of unique library collections and campus research data. These include areas such as research data visualizations, exhibit templates, image viewers of rare manuscripts and high resolution images, and GIS mapping and search utilities integrated into front end web applications. Because this is an area with constantly shifting needs, this individual must have a strong foundation in creating polished feature rich applications as well as a high aptitude for mastering new skills and technologies quickly. This position will participate in cross departmental and organizational groups with partners from the Center for Research Computing (CRC), OIT, University Archives, researchers, and Hesburgh Libraries to support research data management efforts and managing collections throughout campus. This position requires working well individually and with medium-size development teams on a variety of projects of varying scope.

In collaboration with universities such as Stanford, Virginia, and University of Hull, the incumbent will also contribute to an open source project called Hydra ( to create groundbreaking digital library applications, tools, and services. The Hydra partnership was formed to pool our collective resources to solve similar digital resource management challenges faster. Faculty, researchers, students, and staff will benefit directly from this partnership through solutions created for preserving data, building rich discovery systems, managing descriptive information, and sharing information across multiple groups and institutions required by research projects and data management services mandated by grant funding agencies such as NSF.

Other duties include:
- Coordinate front end solution design with other applications and digital library infrastructure developers to ensure optimal integration with services including metadata management, digitization workflows, image transformation, etc.
-2nd line resource for development of digital library infrastructure services

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