Not sure if you folks have stumbled across this job opportunity yet, but the
Brown University Library has an opening for a repository programmer:

The Brown University Library is seeking a creative and energetic individual
to join the Center for Digital Initiatives (CDI) as the Center's Repository
Programmer. The CDI is charged with developing digital collections,
associated production and consultative services in support of digital
scholarship and instruction, and the development of a campus-wide digital
repository service. The Repository Programmer manages the library's Fedora
implementation and other digital collection management tools; develops the
digital repository environment in accordance with the Open Archival
Information System reference model; administers the repository's cocoon
and/or tomcat architectures; develops, maintains and integrates
institutional repository tools with Fedora; implements authentication
methods in conjunction with Computing and Information Services (CIS).

*Required Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and two or
more years of significant development experience in an object oriented
development environment such as Java. Strong analytical and problem solving
skills and the ability to formulate options, develop, and recommend
solutions. Creativity in problem solving to independently resolve numerous
technical issues arising in a constantly changing work environment, and
analytical skills and judgment to extrapolate from one situation to another
and to make appropriate decisions in a dynamic work environment Knowledge of
Java, SQL, XML/XSL, Perl, PHP, JDBC and library systems. Demonstrated
experience with UNIX, UNIX utilities, device handling, data storage, and
basic UNIX administration. Knowledge of current Web development standards
and cross platform compatibility and accessibility techniques. Strong
interpersonal skill; ability to work successfully in a collaborative

*Preferred Qualifications: *Experience with IT in a higher education
environment. Experience with Open Source software. Ability to work in an API
environment and experience with SOAP and/or REST. Familiarity with library
metadata standards such as METS, MODS, and the OAI protocol. Knowledge of
associated digital storage formats and conversion principles, procedures,
and operations. Strong understanding of information organization and
retrieval technologies used to organize, store, and access digital content.
Experience with programming best-practices, including test-drive development
and design patterns. Experience with evaluating new technologies and use
case analysis. Excellent oral and written skills to communicate with
technical and non-technical individuals and prepare project documentation to
support training and best practices encoding guidelines.

To apply for this position (JOB# B00848), please visit Brown's Online
Employment website (**), complete an application
online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents
should include cover letter, resume, and names and e-mail addresses of three
references. Review of applications will continue until the position is
filled; applications received by August 1, 2006 will receive first

Happy hunting,