Position Description
A newly-envisioned position, the TRLN Applications Analyst will work
closely with talented librarians, technologists, and developers across four
academic institutions to lead the development of a variety of applications
and systems that support the discovery and delivery of our shared
collections. The position will apply expert skills to help solve some of
the complex issues facing academic libraries today and to anticipate future

This position will play a major role in the support of both established and
emerging technology-focused projects. While the primary purpose of the
position is development, implementation and maintenance, the Applications
Analyst also will be involved in the design and evaluation of these
projects, working with TRLN staff and programmatic councils to set
priorities and to evaluate and communicate progress.

The focus of the work initially will be leading a major enhancement of our
shared discovery index and interface, Search TRLN, which is built on the
Oracle Endeca platform. The shared discovery index and interface will be
transitioning from Endeca to a new platform (such as Blacklight or VUFind),
and the Applications Analyst will take primary responsibility for
developing and implementing the new system.

Minimum Education and Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems,
Computer Engineering, math, or Engineering or related technical degree from
an appropriately accredited institution; or
– Bachelor’s degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately
accredited institution and one year of experience in business application
consulting or development; or
– Associate’s degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in
application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
– Journey level requires an additional one year of experience.
– Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
The Applications Analyst must have:
• Relevant experience developing software applications
• Proficiency in multiple programming languages (e.g., Ruby, PHP, Python,
SQL, Java)
• Experience working with XML, including XML transformations
• Experience using software development tools for version control
• Demonstrated experience with APIs and web services
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative
team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Work experience in a library, academic or research environment
• Working knowledge of various metadata standards such as MARC, MODS, and
• Experience participating in open source software projects
• Familiarity with integrated library systems
• Working knowledge of relational databases (e.g., Oracle, MySQL)

Work Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm, Monday – Friday

*Working Title*: Applications Analyst
*Position Number*: 20014269
*Hiring Range*: $61,000-$70,000
*Closing Date*: August 18, 2016

To Apply
To apply for permanent staff (SHRA) positions
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Human Resources Careers at Carolina website. For more information on
application procedures, applicants may contact:

Office of Human Resources
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
104 Airport Drive CB #1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 843-2300