Overview:
Drexel University Libraries seeks an innovative and enthusiastic developer to 
design, implement, and maintain back-end systems and infrastructure that 
optimize processes and workflows for improving the discoverability of Drexel 
research outputs, academic content, and unique collections.

As a member of the Data & Digital Stewardship division, the incumbent will work 
in a collaborative, team-based environment. The position's principal 
responsibility will be the development and implementation of applications and 
workflows for processing and managing the data and digital content used by the 
Libraries' discovery and preservation systems. The position will work with 
tools such as Solr, Blazegraph, Archivematica, BitCurator, Vireo, Camel, and 
Fedora Commons. Additional responsibilities include the design and/or 
implementation of tools for the gathering of data related to library services.

Reporting to the Manager, Discovery Systems, the successful candidate will 
collaborate on technical project development including user needs and 
functional requirements, design documentation, and evaluating solutions. As 
needed, the incumbent will also work with related groups across the Drexel 
campus to establish technical requirements in conjunction with other 
departments. The candidate will ensure system adherence to technical, quality 
assurance, data integrity, and security standards for managing data.

Job URL: http://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81539

Required Qualifications:
   - Bachelor's degree in Information or Computer Sciences or related field or 
equivalent combination of education and experience
   - 3 years' minimum application or systems development experience
   - Demonstrated understanding of the application development life cycle
   - Demonstrated proficiency with a major language such as Java, PHP, Ruby, 
Python
   - Knowledge of triple stores, SPARQL, RDF
   - Experience performing data transfers utilizing software library or 
language APIs
   - Experience with XML, XSLT, XPath, XQuery, and data encoding languages and 
standards.
   - Experience with Linux and shell scripting
   - Commitment to continuously enhancing development skills
   - Strong analytical and problem solving ability Strong oral and written 
communications skills
   - Demonstrated success in working effectively both independently and within 
teams
   - Evidence of flexibility and initiative working within a dynamic 
environment and a diverse matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications:
   - Experience in an academic, library, or archives environments
   - Knowledge of standards for submission, archival, and dissemination 
information packages
   - Working knowledge of Apache, Tomcat & other delivery servers.
   - Experience with a version-control system such as Git or Subversion.
   - Experience with the Fedora Commons and Islandora digital asset management 
systems
   - Experience with data or digital object processing tools such as 
Archivematica

Essential Functions:
   - Employ metadata tools, ontologies, and services to create and expose 
linked data to enhance searching, browsing, and accessing library and scholarly 
information resources.
   - Using web services and related technologies, implement workflows for 
managing data and digital objects as they move from acquisition and processing 
into long-term storage and indexing for online access.
   - Evaluate, implement, and customize tools such as Archivematica and 
BitCurator to support digital object processing and conversion, data 
transformation, metadata extraction, archival description, and digital 
forensics.
   - Collaborate with team members on the data management requirements of 
repository solutions and front-end discovery development.
   - Ensure adherence of systems to technical, quality assurance, data 
integrity, and security standards.
   - Document solutions and workflows for internal purposes and also as part of 
compliance with University regulatory and privacy requirements.
   - As part of the Discovery Systems team, provide coverage for library 
applications and systems.

Supplemental Posting Information:
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes 
individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an 
inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the 
educational and employment experience of its members.

The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of 
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, 
age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or 
expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical 
conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to 
view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of 
employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the 
University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:
   - Resume
   - Cover Letter

Recruiting Salary commensurate with experience

Position Location: Hagerty Library

Salary Grade: K

Job Open Date: 09-16-2016
Job Close Date: 10-16-2016

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