The National Library of New Zealand is looking for an experienced Digital
Preservation Web Engineer to lead its web archiving programme.
You will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the
Library's web archiving programme. The primary purpose of the Digital
Preservation Web Engineer is to define, implement and support the efficient
acquisition, preservation and discovery/delivery of web based digital content
subject to the Library's legislated mandate.
This includes harvesting via the Library's selective and whole-of-domain web
archiving programmes and the design, deployment and implementation of
mechanisms for storing, indexing and providing access (including data mining)
to the web collections.
You will be working within a team of 8 digital preservation specialists in the
Preservation Research & Consultancy team and be responsible for:
* developing a world class approach to the gathering, preservation,
dissemination and interrogation of web based collections.
* drafting a business case for indexing, search and delivery for the
Library approx 80Tb of web archives.
* contributing to the development of the strategic direction of the
National Library with particular emphasis on the Library's digital (web)
collection building, preservation and access roles.
* working closely with national and international peers, related teams
within the department and with external vendors.
Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to
make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.
The National Library of New Zealand sits within the Information and Knowledge
Services branch, the Department's epicentre of information management. Our
branch is all about collecting, storing and preserving important things that
are precious to New Zealand.
You will have substantial practical experience in an IT environment with
specific emphasis on web framework technologies and protocols, and preferably
also demonstrated experience in web archiving. You will be a self-driven
specialist, ideally with a tertiary qualification in information technology,
computer science or information science or its equivalent.
This role also requires you to be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
If you want to join a team of smart, committed people who do spectacular work
for New Zealand - then this might be the right job for you.
Jay Gattuso | Digital Preservation Analyst | Preservation, Research and
National Library of New Zealand | Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
PO Box 1467 Wellington 6140 New Zealand | +64 (0)4 474 3064
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