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Working Title: Lead Developer
Position Title: Business & Technology Applications Specialist
The NC State University Libraries seeks an experienced developer to help
lead development efforts within the IT department. This development unit
is responsible for supporting the core information systems in the
library, from building and maintaining enterprise-level applications to
implementing and supporting open source and vendor solutions. The lead
developer will serve as the technical backbone of a unit with 3
developers. He or she will have primary oversight over E-Matrix, an
electronic resources and serials management system built in-house at
NCSU Libraries and will play a key role in efforts to make E-Matrix
available as an open source project in the future. In addition, this
position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of other
projects including an open source course reserves system created at
Emory University (ReservesDirect) and a new administrative information
system being designed from the ground up.
Responsibilities include designing and developing applications, managing
projects and deadlines, providing technical mentoring for 2 junior
developers, serving as technical lead on business-focused product
management teams, and investigating new technologies. As lead developer,
this position is responsible for helping architect, design, and plan for
all new development within the unit.
We are looking for someone who would be able to jump right into learning
a complex enterprise-level application built on top of PostgreSQL, Java
(Hibernate and Spring), XML/JSON web services, and ExtJS. Other
supported tools within this unit also utilize MySQL and PHP. Experience
with application and database design is a must. Knowledge of code
management repositories (Subversion) is a plus. Must have good
communication skills, the ability to participate in a team development
environment, and a willingness to learn about library metadata and
Salary is based on experience and qualifications, but expected hiring
range is $75,000 – 80,000.
NCSU Libraries is a fast-paced, innovative environment with no shortage
of interesting problems to solve. For a detailed list of required and
preferred skills or to apply, visit http://jobs.ncsu.edu and search for
Position is currently available, and will remain open until filled.
Review of applications is ongoing.
Systems Librarian for Digital Projects
Information Technology, NCSU Libraries
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