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Job Number: 2013-1162H
Job Title: Systems Analyst
Department: Library Information Technologies
Date Posted: July 17, 2013
Duties And Responsibilities & Minimum Requirements
The Systems Analyst helps develop, program and manage library
technologies needed to support the library’s applications and
infrastructure. Assists and works with the Sr. Systems Administrator
to support the library’s technology infrastructure which includes
operations of the library’s physical servers and virtual environments.
The position is also involved in the administration of the library’s
applications and systems developments. Helps in the setup of test
environments and configures virtual environments. Assists in backup
processes and securing the servers and virtual environments from
unauthorized access. Also involved in scripting/ programming needed to
automate tasks. Assists in drafting documentation for the library’s
systems and applications and edit and revise library systems’
emergency policies as needed.
Assists and works with the Sr. Applications Programmer in planning,
designing and maintaining the library’s technology applications.
Integrates software components into the library’s applications and
ensures software interoperability among the library’s different
applications. Responsible for developing and coding scripts and other
programs that would alleviate manual workflows for other library staff
using the library applications. The position will also assist in
enhancing DSpace and other library platforms such as but not limited
to Archivist ToolKit, embark, Archives Space, exploring and testing
new and emerging technologies and library applications.
Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Two to three years of work experience with system
implementation, web development, programming and development of
applications. Work experience in a university environment highly
desirable. Work experience with open source software used by the
library community is also highly desirable. Experience developing
HTML, CSS, XML and/or XSL. Knowledge of current advances in
information systems and technologies and their applications in
libraries, education and research.
Desirable: Commitment to the use and promotion of alternative as well
as traditional means of access to information. Strong analytical,
inter-personal, and communication skills; ability to work effectively
with a team. Demonstrated commitment to risk-taking. Ability to be
flexible, open-minded, and comfortable with changing responsibilities
and duties as new and additional needs emerge. Proven ability to help
design and develop web based applications in a project driven
environment. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent oral and
written communication skills.