Software developer in research project
Mannheim University Library

Mannheim University Library seeks a software developer for the research
project [Aktienfuhrer II]( funded
by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The project will focus on the
application of optical character recognition (OCR) and language processing
tools for large-scale digitization of financial yearbooks from print to
structured research data.

**Your responsibilities:**

  * Software development
  * OCR and semi-automatic post-correction
  * Fine-grained automatic structuring of the recognized text including tests and adjustments
  * Database import and tuning
  * Data normalization, matching, enrichment
  * Web development, including search and export interfaces
  * Project management

  * Master's degree (or comparable)
  * Strong coding skills
  * Quick thinker and team player
  * Eager to learn and apply new technologies
  * German speaker
**Preferred skills:**

  * Interest in image processing, document analysis, optical character recognition, text processing
  * Enthusiasm for Open Source
  * Working knowledge of Git and GitHub
  * UNIX shell and scriptinglanguages
  * Know-how in markup and data formats (JSON, XML, YAML, CSV...)
  * Interest in modern deployment and Continuous Integration strategies (Docker, Travis CI…)
**We offer:**

  * a challenging and versatile occupationin a baroque castle
  * various possibilities for trainingand further education
  * subsidized public transport ticket (RNV)
  * flexible working hours
The position will be available for **24 months**. The salary is according to
university pay scale (**E 13 TV-L**).

The university advocates the equality of women and men and therefore
encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be given
preference, if equally qualified.

Apply until **September 23rd, 2016**!

See [](https://bib.uni- for the details.

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