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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 also be a key participant in design, testing,
and implementation for the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE) project
(NCSU Libraries is a partner in this Mellon-funded project). In
addition, he or she will have the opportunity to work on a variety of
other projects such as the ReservesDirect open source course reserves
system, a new administrative information system being built in-house,
and new/evolving discovery layer tools and mobile applications.
Responsibilities include designing and developing applications, helping
manage projects and deadlines, providing technical leadership for 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 using Java (Hibernate and
Spring) and PostgreSQL. Other supported tools within this unit utilize
MySQL, PHP, and Python, so our preferred candidate would be someone
excited about working across a variety of technologies. 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 business processes.
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.
Associate Department Head
Information Technology, NCSU Libraries
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