Lead Systems Analyst/Programmer
List #: 6669
Job Summary: The Indiana University Libraries seek a skilled developer and
project leader to provide support for the Libraries' extensive technical
infrastructure supporting digital content storage and access. This technical
infrastructure includes a Digital Library Repository Service based on the open
source Fedora digital repository system to support the storage and management
of digital images, text, audio, video, and other content, plus a set of tools
and services to support ingestion, search and discovery, digital object
delivery and presentation, and preservation of digital content.
Independently and with very little supervision, the Lead Systems
Analyst/Programmer is responsible for the analysis, design, development,
implementation, and maintenance of the Digital Library Repository Service,
based on the open source Fedora repository system, and supporting services,
including ingest tools, indexing services, and gateways for searching and
metadata harvesting. Develops requirements; evaluates and implements
commercial and/or open-source software solutions; designs, codes, and tests
software; defines and implements interfaces with other IU library university
IT systems; and works with other staff to define metadata and content
standards for repository. This position also provides leadership and guidance
to other developers.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical
discipline and 5 years of experience in the development of complex software
systems, including work in Java and relational database design and programming
required. Master's degree preferred. Combinations of related education and
experience will be considered.
Experience in Java web application development and Web Services; experience
with XML and XML-related technologies; and experience working in a Unix/Linux
environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills; good
interpersonal skills; and the ability to work as part of a team. Experience in
project leadership; experience with library systems and metadata standards;
experience working with Apache Lucene and/or Solr search systems; experience
working with digital image, audio, and video formats; and experience with PHP
and/or Ruby on Rails programming strongly desired.
Note: Include a cover letter and resume with your online application and list
the contact information for three references on your resume.
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong
commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with
disabilities. Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural
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