Two Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) projects based at
UC Santa Barbara are seeking a programmer to create code for ecological and
environmental metadata in a specialized XML format. Metadata are maintained in
a relational database and will be exported as Ecological Metadata Language
(EML). The programmer will translate functional requirements into code design.
This is a temporary appointment and the project is expected to be completed in
approximately six months during 2013.
For the complete job announcement, see below, or http://goo.gl/yF9KX
XML and DB programmer for the SBC and MCR LTER
Two Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) projects administered by the UC Santa
Barbara Marine Science Institute (UCSB MSI) are seeking a programmer (CNT-III)
to create code for ecological and environmental metadata in a specialized XML
format. Metadata are maintained in a relational database, to be exported as
XML. The programmer will translate functional requirements into code design,
and will participate in the complete design process from prototype through
production system, including documentation for wider use and for maintenance.
This appointment is classified by UCSB as "casual" (non-career), and the
project is expected to be completed in approximately six months during
2013. Compensation will be dependent on experience.
Bachelor's degree, with two or more years of work experience directly related
to the duties and responsibilities specified, or completion of 60 college
level credit hours with six years work experience directly related to the
duties and responsibilities.
Three or more years software development using one or more modern programming
languages; demonstrated experience in object-oriented programming;
demonstrated experience/knowledge of standards and protocols used in the
development of distributed systems applications, including service-oriented
architecture (SOA) design and web services; demonstrated experience in the use
and programming of relational database management systems; demonstrated
experience and knowledge of software development life cycle methods, working
in distributed environments, and in the use of collaboration tools.
Preliminary designs include use of Java, Perl, SQLXML to implement RESTful web
services. Familiarity with Eclipse and SVN are suggested. This position does
not require on-site presence. If working remotely, must be adept with online
collaboration tools and maintain online availability. In this case, at least
one reference must be from prior experience working remotely.
More information about the ecological research projects (but not the
programming task) can be obtained from these websites: mcr.lternet.edu or
sbc.lternet.edu. Position is open until filled. Candidates
should submit resume or CV plus contact information for 3 references via
e-mail to [log in to unmask] Place the text "MCR/SBC
LTER Programmer Position" in the subject line of all e-mail
correspondence. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
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