[Irtalk] Fwd: [WEB4LIB] Employment Opportunity at ASU Libraries - Digital Library Software Engineer

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 22:32:46 SAST 2015

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*Hilton Gibson*
Stellenbosch University Library

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From: Tammy Wolf <Tammy.Allgood at asu.edu>
Date: 2 November 2015 at 22:19
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Employment Opportunity at ASU Libraries - Digital
Library Software Engineer
To: WEB4LIB at listserv.nd.edu

Come join the rapidly expanding Discovery Services team at ASU Libraries!
U.S. News & World Report recently ranked ASU as the #1 most innovative
school in the country and our library system aims to do the same.

Contribute to the development of software infrastructure for a rapidly
expanding suite of information and discovery services through systems
design, implementation, and maintenance of applications that enable the
discovery, and dissemination of information and digital resources of ASU
Libraries as well as external systems.

*Minimum Qualifications:*

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field AND two (2)
years previous experience in software applications development; OR, Any
equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable
knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

*Desired Qualifications:*

   - Evidence of a Master’s degree in information science, library science,
   information systems or related field
   - Experience with Python, Ruby, or Java programming languages
   - Experience with PHP
   - Experience with search/indexing technology (e.g., Apache Solr)
   - Experience with Unix or Linux server platforms, related software, and
   basic system administration utilities
   - Experience in applying best practices to and planning technical
   - Experience with team collaboration tools and version control systems
   - Experience with Drupal
   - Experience of three or more years developing and implementing complex
   web applications using MVC frameworks such as Django or Rails
   - Experience in participating in and contributing to open source
   software development projects
   - Demonstrated knowledge of library applications, technology, and
   - Experience participating in relevant library open source efforts
   - Experience working with the RDF data model, semantic web design
   principles, and related standards
   - Experience with catalog discovery layers and discovery services such
   as VuFind, Blacklight, Summon, etc.
   - Demonstrated knowledge of Marc21 coding of bibliographic records
   - Experience  with Single Sign On (SSO), shibboleth, and/or other
   standard authentication protocols
   - Experience with multimedia and/or data visualizations
   - Demonstrated knowledge of security best practices, including OWASP
   - Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
   - Experience in problem-solving and prioritizing projects
   - Demonstrated knowledge of library policies and practice, metadata
   standards and the scholarly communication framework
   - Experience in adapting emerging technologies to new domains
   - Experience in learning new technical skills quickly
   - Experience in meeting deadlines
   - Experience in offering customer service

Though it states on the description that "ASU does not pay for travel
expenses associated with interviews." Interviews can be conducted remotely
for those interested outside of Arizona.


Tammy Allgood Wolf

Director of Discovery Services

Informatics and Cyberinfrastructure Services

ASU Libraries

Arizona State University



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