Reporting to the Digital Library Services Department Head,
we are seeking an experienced applications developer to develop front end
applications to manage campus research data and library collections in our
digital library. Solutions will provide access, discovery, security, and
preservation of unique library collections and campus research data. These
include areas such as research data visualizations, exhibit templates, image
viewers of rare manuscripts and high resolution images, and GIS mapping and
search utilities integrated into front end web applications. Because this is
an area with constantly shifting needs, this individual must have a strong
foundation in creating polished feature rich applications as well as a high
aptitude for mastering new skills and technologies quickly. This position will
participate in cross departmental and organizational groups with partners from
the Center for Research Computing (CRC), OIT, University Archives,
researchers, and Hesburgh Libraries to support research data management
efforts and managing collections throughout campus. This position requires
working well individually and with medium-size development teams on a variety
of projects of varying scope.

In collaboration with universities such as Stanford, Virginia, and University
of Hull, the incumbent will also contribute to an open source project called
Hydra ( to create groundbreaking digital library
applications, tools, and services. The Hydra partnership was formed to pool
our collective resources to solve similar digital resource management
challenges faster. Faculty, researchers, students, and staff will benefit
directly from this partnership through solutions created for preserving data,
building rich discovery systems, managing descriptive information, and sharing
information across multiple groups and institutions required by research
projects and data management services mandated by grant funding agencies such
as NSF.

Other duties include:

- Coordinate front end solution design with other applications and digital library infrastructure developers to ensure optimal integration with services including metadata management, digitization workflows, image transformation, etc.  
-2nd line resource for development of digital library infrastructure services 

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