WEB APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER
This position is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The NCSU Libraries invites applications for the position of Web
Applications Developer in the Digital Library Initiatives Department.
The Web Applications Developer provides technical leadership for
advancing an innovative and effective web presence for digital
library services and collections. The Digital Library Initiatives
Department aspires to deliver an information environment that
significantly advances end-user resource discovery and use of library
collections and services. To learn more about our projects please
Provides technical leadership and programming expertise for web
development projects that enhance library services and collections.
Works in a team environment to translate needs into well-defined
technical deliverables. Works closely with the Assistant Head for
Digital Library Development, a Digital Projects Librarian, and other
library staff to build both small and large prototype-to-production
web applications. Develops high quality software through an iterative
process that emphasizes performance, sustainability, and ease-of-use.
Maintains and provides enhancements to existing web applications.
Collaborates closely with Information Technology staff to develop and
maintain supporting technology infrastructure. Reports to the
Assistant Head for Digital Library Development.
Required: BA or BS degree. Two or more years of programming
experience in a Unix environment. Demonstrated experience building
web applications with one or more of the following programming
languages: PHP, Ruby, Python, or Perl. Relational database design and
implementation experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL. Excellent written
and oral communication skills. Ability to lead and excel in a team
Preferred: Experience working in an academic library environment.
Knowledgeable of XML standards including XSL, XPath, XQuery, and XML
Schema or RELAX NG. Familiarity with Dublin Core, METS, MODS, EAD and
AJAX. Experience building Java Servlet applications. Experience with
search engine technologies such as Lucene.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled. Please apply online at: