Systems Developer

Ottawa, On
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Created: August 26, 2013


Job Description and Responsibilities
Canadiana is looking for a junior to intermediate level systems developer to help enhance and expand our digitization and preservation tools and services.  The systems developer will develop and support in-house tools to manage the Canadiana digitization workflow, create metadata records and manage the digital repository. The systems developer will also assist the systems administration team by providing backup systems and network administration services and technical support. He or she will also participate in requirements analysis and design of Canadiana's network services and tools.

The systems developer must have experience developing scripts and client-server tools in a UNIX/Linux environment. A solid knowledge of databases, XML (including XML schemas and XSLT) and basic networking and systems administration is essential. Knowledge of one or more relevant programming languages (Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Bourne Shell) and the ability to learn new languages and technologies as needed is required.

This position requires good analytical and problem-solving skills. Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. A university degree in computer science or an equivalent field or at least two years of relevant experience is required. Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Canadiana is a not-for-profit registered charity which has worked closely with the Canadian research and academic communities for the past 35 years to improve access to and guarantee the preservation of Canada's documentary heritage. Our efforts are focused on the digitization and indexing of historical documents and the development of online access tools and long-term preservation strategies.

How to Apply
Resumes and cover letters should be sent electronically in PDF format to Please indicate in your email the position for which you are applying.

Closing Date of posting
September 27, 2013.


Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 14:13 UTC

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