The following is posted on behalf of Stephen M. Engratt (Library of
Congress). --ELM

Position Announcement

The Office of Strategic Initiatives at The Library of Congress has
embarked on major digital library initiatives, part of which involves
the design and development of digital repository systems. These
systems will support acquisition, preservation and access for a large
number of digital collections spanning a wide variety of content
types and formats. We are seeking qualified individuals to join us in
our effort to build these library and repository systems of the
future. Successful candidates will have extensive software
development experience. Working knowledge of digital library
technologies and experience in digital library projects will be
regarded very positively. Successful candidates will work as members
of a team to design, develop, document and support new or existing
software systems within a repository development program. These
individuals will also serve as liaisons between customers, vendors
and information technology management throughout the development

Within this position, the selected candidate will:

- Perform work involved in applying analytical processes and
technical expertise to the planning, design, and implementation of
new and improved information systems to meet the business
requirements of customer organizations.

- Consult with customers to identify and specify requirements, and to
develop overall functional and systems requirements. Develop cost
estimates of new or modified systems and plans their implementation.

- Perform work involving the analysis, design, documentation,
development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and
support of new or existing software systems. Participate in
evaluation, selection, and configuration of commercial off-the-shelf
(COTS) software or on developing customized applications. Integrate
software components, possibly implemented in different programming
languages, to build complete systems that meet requirements.

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Stephen M. Engratt
Office of Strategic Initiatives
The Library of Congress
202-707-8452  (LA-333)