LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  February 2016

CODE4LIB February 2016

Subject:

Job: Developer at Northwestern University

From:

[log in to unmask]

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 20:09:13 -0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (114 lines)

Developer
Northwestern University
Evanston

**Job Summary:**  
  
Develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing
software 'particularly in the areas of library digital preservation, metadata,
collections, discovery, scholarly projects, and repository services
(Fedora/Hydra). Typically works with senior staff, but may
coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently.
Designs and implements basic technical solutions ensuring that business needs
and requirements are met. Performs basic system integration
tasks. Provides estimation for assigned tasks. Depending on level of
experience and skills the position will be either senior or intermediate level
with appropriate compensation.

  
**_Please Note:_** This position is a two-year term position, subject to renewal.  
  
**Specific Responsibilities:**  
  
_Strategic Planning_

  * Participates in the development of new goals and strategies based on interactions with primary user.
  * Develops plans for software deployment on heterogeneous systems.
  * Collaborates with user to develop work flow and best practices.
  * Partners with user in designing features for technology.
  * Participates in a collaborative agile team environment to map out and update stories and tasks for iterative work.
_Administration_

  * Responds to library staff inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
  * Creates and maintains code documentation.
  * Grants system access to new user.
  * Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
  * Participates in interview process for new hires.
  * Identifies database and software performance issues, and makes adjustments.
  * Works with DevOps SysAdmins to deploy code and resolve production problems.
_Development_

  * Researches and develops new algorithms and statistical techniques designed for analyzing data based on customer needs.
  * Develops and maintains software infrastructure, via patches, bundles, releases and maintenance packs.
  * Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal business requirements or external user for use with the library streaming media (Avalon Media System) platform, digital repository, library services platforms, search technologies, data management and preservation systems, and scholarly projects.
  * Designs databases and data structures.
  * Prioritizes tasks within project.
  * Meets with business analyst/stakeholder to determine requirements.
  * Opens tickets with vendors.
  * Adheres to the Library's quality assurance standards and follows best practices.
  * Collaborates with others inside and outside of the University on software projects facilitating open source and other cooperative contributions.
_Miscellaneous_

  * Performs other duties as assigned.
**Minimum Qualifications:**  

  * Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
  * 2 years relevant experience for intermediate level, 4+ years' experience considered a senior level.
  * Experience with enterprise applications: Digital repository
  * Experience with programming languages and frameworks: JavaScript, RubyOnRails, XML, Ruby or other object-oriented programming languages
  * Analytical skills including critical thinking, problem solving, troubleshooting
  * Project skills including agile environment, code documentation, collaboration and teamwork, facilitate collaboration, iterative & incremental development, organizational skills, planning
**Minimum Competencies:**  

  * Works effectively in an environment in which the parameters may change daily; adjusts behavior to meet the needs of different people and situations.
  * Is open to change and responds by adapting work methods and behaviors; pays attention to changing circumstances and adapts to them.
  * Identifies and analyzes significant problems and opportunities; relates and compares data from different sources.
  * Consistently displays accuracy and attention to detail
  * Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement.
  * Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team; respects the needs and contributions of others.
  * Successfully uses multiple software programs independently. Software may include Microsoft Office, applications such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access, email, web browsers, and Peoplesoft.
  * Communicates effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts; writes precise, well-organized emails, letters and proposals while using appropriate vocabulary and grammar.
  * Explores alternatives to existing products and services; identifies opportunities to improve procedures and practices; shows imagination.
  * Effectively performs duties and responsibilities; displays attention to detail; supports organizational policies; anticipates demands/pressures of assignments and adjusts accordingly.
  * Explores alternatives to existing products and services; identifies opportunities to improve procedures and practices; shows imagination.
  * Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
  * Actively listens to others' opinions and ideas; respects and seeks to understand differences in opinions.
  * Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
  * Striving for excellence with our work processes and outcomes, honoring University policies and regulatory requirements.
  * Seeks to build collaboration by encouraging trust, mutual respect and shared purpose among various participants in an engagement.
**Preferred Qualifications:**  

  * Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related field.
  * Prior development experience with workflow software.
  * Familiarity with authentication/credential systems such as Shibboleth, Active Directory, and/or LDAP.
  * Experience with Library metadata standards such as METS, MODS, MARC, PREMIS, MIX, and/or Dublin Core.
  * Knowledge of various types of audio, video, image, text, and other media formats.
  * Experience with database technologies (such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and the SQL language) on enterprise level systems.
  * Knowledge of MVC web development frameworks, particularly Ruby on Rails.
  * Experience with repository software (such as DSpace, Greenstone, or Fedora).
  * Current or prior involvement with open source software project(s), as either code contributor or maintainer.
  * Experience with Library IT or IT in a higher education environment.
**Preferred Competencies:**  

  * Trains people for current assignment and develops them for promotion; uses feedback and personal example to encourage higher performance.
  * Being helpful, respectful, and approachable and team oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  * Honoring University policies and regulatory requirements.
  * Deals effectively, not just with concrete tangible issues, but also with abstract conceptual matters.
  * Regularly monitors customer satisfaction; provides suggestions to improve quality and value to the customer.
  * Follows and teaches others to follow a process/method for problem solving.
  * Stays current on technical/professional information; identifies methods for improving work procedures or systems; solicits feedback from customers, peers and superiors.
  * Effectively performs duties and responsibilities; displays attention to detail; supports organizational policies; anticipates demands/pressures of assignments and adjusts accordingly.
  * Motivates others to buy into ideas, able to engage others in looking at a situation in a new way.
  * Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
_As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal
background check. Successful applicants will need to submit
to a criminal background check prior to employment._

  
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer
of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.



Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/24850/
To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager