*Ruby on Rails Developer**
**Princeton University Library**
**Princeton, NJ*

Princeton University Library is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic 
Ruby on Rails developer to work on implementing Blacklight and other 
public-facing Rails applications.

The Princeton University Library is one of the world's leading research 
libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 
graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its 
holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million 
manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of 
digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and 
knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff 
working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 
storage facilities.

The incumbent, working with existing library developers, will play a key 
role in the development, planning, documentation, testing, and 
deployment of new and existing applications, and actively participate in 
the communities that exist around those applications.

*Requirements *

   * BA in Computer Science or a related field
   * Extensive and demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails
   * Experience with Solr, Apache, Tomcat and/or Jetty; and SQL (MySQL 
or other)
   * Demonstrated proficiency with contemporary web standards (HTML5, 
JavaScript, etc.) and relevant frameworks (JQuery, Bootstrap, etc.)
   * Knowledge of and experience with Rails application deployment patterns
   * Experience with Test Driven Development
   * Experience with at least one other programming language (e.g. 
Python, Java, PHP)
   * Competency with Git/Github for source code version control and 
   * Excellent written and oral communication skills

*Preferred *

   * Knowledge of and experience with library descriptive metadata 
formats (MARC, MODS, Dublin Core, EAD, VRA)
   * Familiarity with Linked Data and Linked Data publishing patterns
   * Work experience in an academic library
   * Experience with Integrated Library Systems
   * Advanced degree in Library or Computer Science
   * Experience with a NoSQL DB such as MongoDB
   * Experience working with and committing to Open Source Software projects

NOTE: This is a two year term position with the possibility of renewal.

Please see 
for how to apply.

The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background 


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