The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Digital
Library Repository Developer position. The successful candidate will
develop and maintain the core technical infrastructure for a digital
object repository and library system that will be used by Massachusetts
libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums to store and
deliver digital resources to users across the State and beyond.
Competitive benefits. Salary: $62,053 - 83,770, DOQ.
Bacheloršs Degree in Computer Science from an accredited college or
university with a focus on programming, applications development, and
scripting languages. Preferred degree or coursework in Library/Information
ˇ A minimum of 4 years experience of significant development experience
in an object oriented environment such as Ruby, Python, or Java.
ˇ Strong working knowledge of XML/XSLT.
ˇ Demonstrated familiarity with image, audio, video, and text file
formats - especially as they relate to digital library standards,
encoding/decoding/transcoding, and related metadata schemas.
ˇ Demonstrated familiarity with semantic web/RDF components such
as SPARQL, FOAF, and OWL.
ˇ Demonstrated familiarity and comfort working with various
operating systems such as UNIX/Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX.
ˇ Significant experience working in LAMP and/or WAMP stacks,
preferably on virtualized and/or cloud-computing platforms.
ˇ Experience with open-source repository systems such as Fedora,
Greenstone, or D-Space and affiliated projects and service providers such
as Hydra, Islandora, and Duraspace.
ˇ Demonstrated project management experience.
REQUIREMENTS Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as
required by the job
RESIDENCY Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of
CORI Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information
check with the City of Boston
Complete job description and application available at:
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: October 9, 2011
In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal
opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race, color,
sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric
treatment or military status.
Web Services Manager
Boston Public Library
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