Software Developers
National Library of Wales

We are looking to employ developers with good engineering skills
(predominantly Java, PHP) and

experience in RESTful web services and XML data manipulation (including XSLT
and XPath).

We're a Red Hat shop so Linux/UNIX fluency is useful but as long as you know
your way around

the shell, filesystem, SVN, Ant, etc, we can teach you the rest as required.
You'll be working with

workflows and tools designed to manage the path of a physical asset like a
book or photograph,

through the processes of shelf retrieval, scanning, shelf return, derivative
generation from master

scan, creation of technical and administrative metadata to accompany the
master and derivative files

and subsequent ingest of all generated files into our Digital Asset management
System (Fedora

Commons). We currently use ApacheMQ and Apache Camel to integrate workflow
components but

we're always on the lookout for tools and technologies, which may enhance our
productivity and


From ancient manuscripts to born-digital broadcast television archives, framed
works of art to large

photographic collections, The Library is responsible for preserving original
materials as well as

providing access both digitally and physically to our many and varied
collections. These posts work

directly with the projects which enable this preservation and

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