University of Minnesota
-- BA/BS degree and 2 years of work experience in the areas of application/web/ systems development.
-- Experience with HTML5 and CSS.
-- Experience with UNIX/Linux.
-- Strong analytical and technical skills.
-- Ability and interest in learning new technologies.
-- Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
-- Evidence of creative problem-solving abilities, agility, initiative and innovative thinking.
-- Commitment to working in a collaborative development environment.
-- Experience with XML and XSL.
-- Experience with systems administration.
-- Experience with database applications (Oracle, MySQL, etc.).
Duties/Responsibilities The Developer and Application Support position is
responsible for developing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and
supporting moderately complex programs, website, and systems.
Application Development ? 65%
-- Design, develop and document application requirements and features utilizing the organizations standards for framework, code and version control.
-- Develop applications leveraging existing environments and frameworks, when applicable.
-- Utilize commercial and open source software packages and serve as subject matter expert in their application.
-- Manage, design and execute test routines for applications.
-- Review appropriateness of functional design specifications in the context of the technical architecture of an application and recommend alternatives, if necessary.
Application System Maintenance and Support ? 25%
-- Provide ongoing maintenance of applications, systems or websites. Upgrade and patch applications, operating systems and servers.
-- Provide technical support and coordinate with other IT staff, systems hosting provider and business/service owners to ensure that any problem incidents are resolved in a timely manner.
Administrative ? 10%
-- Documents business requirements and creates detailed functional specifications.
-- Documents systems functionality.
-- Participate in training and other development opportunities to maintain and enhance technical skills.
-- Other duties as assigned.
Program/Unit Description This position holds responsibilities in the Digital
Preservation and Repository Technologies department in the Data & Technology
Division of the University Libraries. The department's mission is to ensure
continuing access and preservation to digital objects under the stewardship of
the University Libraries that are managed in our digital repositories. This
work is accomplished through the development and support of robust high
quality discovery, access and preservation systems and applications.
The Developer and Application Support position reports to the Director of the
Digital Preservation and Repository Technologies, with project and day-to-day
work directed by the Repository Architect who is responsible for digital
object management technology design and solutions. This is an important
position with regard to projects and services that are strategic to the
organization's digital library trajectory and requires understanding system
needs in relationship to library technologies.
Application Instructions Any offer of employment is contingent upon the
successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not
automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
TO APPLY: Position is available immediately. Submit a letter of application,
resume, and names and contact information of three current professional
references at: https//employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=127505 .
Please identify the application with UL329.
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