Technology Innovation and Strategy Senior Software Engineer
University of Texas at Austin
**The real story: **
Developer for the Digital Preservation Network project.
Texas is one of the five founding "nodes" of the Digital Preservation Network,
and we need a software engineer who can work both locally and with developers
acorss the country. Duties will eventually also include
work just for UT Austin, but the first 12 -18 months will likely be getting
the DPN up and running across North America.
Provide software development in support of digital curation activities at the
University of Texas Libraries.
Perform software development and analysis including testing, debugging and
training. Perform systems design, analysis, and integration with Library
infrastructure. Conduct project and status meetings with Library staff and the
Other related functions as assigned.
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of application programming
analysis. Demonstrated ability to analyze, test, and debug complex code.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Skilled at training
technical staff. Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently
and collaboratively, in a team-oriented environment. Bachelor's degree or
equivalent experience. Three years of experience in application programming,
analysis and system design. Experience with object oriented and procedural
programming paradigms. Experience with SQL and RDBMS systems. Professional
experience with programming languages such as Java, PHP, Ruby, and Python.
Professional experience with web technologies including XML, XSLT, and REST.
Professional experience working on Unix systems. Equivalent combination of
relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
More than five years of experience in application programming, analysis and
system design. Experience with metadata standards related to digital libraries
and institutional repositories. Experience with digital preservation standards
and practices. Experience in a digital library environment. Experience with
Agile software development methodologies. Experience with user interface
design. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national,
and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of excellent written and
verbal communication and problem solving skills. Evidence of initiative,
creative energy and resourcefulness. Proven ability to work collaboratively
and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and team-oriented
environment. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a
workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Work performed on
current multiple projects under pressure of deadlines or time limitations.
Ability to work under stress, work as a team member and independently.
Commitment to provide excellent customer service.
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