On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Jay Luker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Just in case this slipped past anyone who might be interested...
> You should think about coming to work with us  if you...
> * want to be part of a small team focused on a core set of applications
> for a well-defined and appreciative user base!
> * like creating things that help people find other things (in new and
> better ways!)
> * enjoy experiencing all four seasons worth of weather!
> * want to fight the growing ruby hegemony in library software!
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Job Title:IT Specialist (Software Developer), IS-2210,
>> Grade 11, 12; $62,758 to $97,787/annually
>> Location: Cambridge, MA
>> The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Project within the High Energy
>> Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is
>> a software developer. The ADS was originally conceived and developed over
>> years ago as a system to support the discovery and retrieval of data from
>> NASA Astrophysics missions and the scholarly literature about them.
>> Today, the
>> ADS finds itself as the central discovery engine for astronomical
>> used nearly every day by nearly every astronomer. Moving into its third
>> decade, the ADS continues to serve the research community while remaining
>> the forefront of the massive technological and sociological changes
>> in the field of scholarly communication. By joining our group you will be
>> actively supporting the discovery, dissemination and reuse of scientific
>> publications and data!
>> The ADS is currently developing the next-generation web-based platform
>> supporting current and future services. To this end, the project is
>> to re-using and enhancing public domain software modules when they exist,
>> developing new open-source software when necessary. The main components
>> of the
>> system architecture are Apache SOLR/Lucene, CERN Invenio and MongoDB. The
>> The project is looking for a highly-motivated full-stack developer
>> in joining a dynamic team of talented individuals architecting and
>> implementing the new platform. The primary responsibility of the employee
>> the design, development, and support of the ADS front-end applications
>> (including the new search interface) as well as the implementation of the
>> database, login system and personalization of the new software platform.
>> Duties at the grate 11 level may include, but are not limited to:
>> and developing robust software applications and components to support the
>> services, in particular the ADS user interfaces, and its interaction with
>> back-end system components; providing ongoing support for the ADS system's
>> platform, including its bibliographic database, search engine, user
>> and other web-based applications used by the project; defining system
>> requirements and develop new tools to improve user submission and curation
>> efforts; developing and/or modifing existing tools used for digital
>> harvesting, metadata enrichment, document conversion and indexing;
>> participating in the maintenance of ADS data holdings by taking part in
>> creation, curation and enrichment of datasets and metadata records, and
>> ingestion in the ADS databases.
>> Duties at the grade 12 level, in addition to those reflected at the 11
>> may include: working with members of other organizations to coordinate
>> software development efforts and enable data exchange between ADS and its
>> partners; designing and implementing services and Application Programming
>> Interfaces that enable a high level of interoperability and integration
>> between ADS and its collaborators.
>> For more information, please see the full posting online at:[
>> Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/10176/