Applications Programmer Analyst, Georgetown University Library
Applications Development Analyst
Georgetown University Library is seeking an Applications Programmer Analyst to
help expand access to information through library technology. The Applications
Programmer Analyst will report to both the Sr. Applications Programmer Analyst
and the Sr. Systems Administrator at the Georgetown University Library.
The Georgetown University Library Information Technology team offers a
flexible work environment, great work-life balance (that means you can take
real vacations without checking emails), opportunities to collaborate on
university-wide projects, and opportunities to share code and expertise with
the academic library community. This position will provide
the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to develop and deepen
skills in both software development and operations. There is room in the
position for a healthy range of tasks and roles. The position also offers room
to initiate projects of interest. The University offers very competitive
benefits, including the potential for conference travel and presentations,
paid leave, holiday leave, telecommuting opportunities and substantial tuition
discounts for employees and their children.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Applications Programmer Analyst helps develop, program and manage library
technologies needed to support the library's applications and infrastructure.
Assists and works with the Sr. Applications Programmer in planning, designing,
coding, 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 and is responsible
for developing and coding scripts and other programs that would alleviate
manual workflows for other library staff using the library applications.
In addition, he/she 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 Applications
Programmer Analyst is also involved in the administration of the library's
applications and systems; Helps in the setup of test environments and
configures virtual environments; Assists in backup processes and securing
applications from unauthorized access; contributes scripting/ programming
solutions needed to automate tasks.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience.
Minimum one year of work experience with system implementation, web
development, programming and development of applications. Experience
XHTML, HTML, CSS, XML and/or XSL. Work experience in a university environment
and work experience with open source software used by the library community
are all highly desirable but not required.
The qualified candidate will possess strong analytical, interpersonal,
communication skills with a focus on customer service; ability to work
effectively with a team using online meeting tools and undertakes projects
with minimal supervision after initial project guidance. 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.
Please submit resume and cover letter for this position describing relevant
software development experience and interest in the position.
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