The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is seeking two
talented and self-motivated graduate software developers to support the
enhancement of its digital services infrastructure

**Brief Description of Position:**  
The NLI's current digital services infrastructure combines open-source
software, vendor-supplied products, and locally-developed middleware and
interfaces. Core systems include a Library Management System (VTLS Virtua), a
discovery layer (VuFind), a digital repository framework (Fedora
Commons/Hydra) which employ widely used technologies such as Apache Solr, Ruby
on Rails, Zend Framework, MySQL, Oracle, and RESTful web APIs. Successful
candidates will join a small team of library technologists and work
collaboratively with librarians, archivists, metadata specialists, software
vendors, and open-source communities. This is an excellent opportunity to work
in a stimulating, challenging environment, to solve interesting problems, and
to gain experience in industry-standard technologies and in best practice
approaches within the digital library domain.

**Principal Tasks:**  

  * The main development will focus on enhancing to the NLI's existing digital repository system. Using the Hydra technology stack (, successful candidates will develop processing pipelines and end-user applications to ensure the orderly processing, management, preservation and online delivery of digital assets and their associated metadata.
  * Provide analysis and programming support for data mapping and conversion projects
  * Provide analysis and programming support for systems and workflow integration projects
  * Further develop and integrate the NLI's online catalogue and public web-interfaces
  * Contribute to the maintenance, deployment and documentation of code produced within the Information Systems team
  * Represent the National Library in the digital library and open source communities
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