Company: Indiana University
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The IU Libraries' mission is to support and strengthen teaching,
learning, and research by providing the collections, services, and
environments that lead to intellectual discovery. Our materials are
digital, visual, audio, and print. They are curated from our
campuses, our country, and our world. As a result, they are in 450
different languages, world-renowned, and ready to connect students
and researchers with limitless possibilities. We are also proud to
be home to Indiana University Press, an academic press serving the
world of scholarship and culture as a professional, not-for-profit
The IU Libraries' Library Technologies division is seeking for a
dynamic, self-motivated, technology-curious professional to fill
Department-Specific Responsibilities: Focus on the Avalon Media
System application, which is based on the Samvera / Fedora software
stack, collaborating with staff in the IU Libraries, other
departments at IU, and at other institutions, participating in
local and community projects.
General Responsibilities: Provides experienced design, development,
testing, and configuration of software systems and computer
Performs experienced analysis, programming, troubleshooting,
bug-fixing, and tuning of new and existing software.
Consults with stakeholders/clients to review existing software
solutions; develops new functionality and/or writes new code as
needed; advises clients on critical decisions regarding information
technology to improve overall business process efficiency.
Determines program module test procedures, generates required test
data, and executes testing procedures.
Collaborates with other technical staff and stakeholders/clients to
ensure optimum functionality, performance, accessibility,
scalability, and security of supported software.
Documents software development efforts (changes, new functionality,
Provides documentation, information, and training through formal
and informal communications to end users, departments, and internal
Contributes to project planning, formulating objectives, estimating
tasks; performs studies to include feasibility, conceptual design,
cost/benefit analysis, development and implementation planning.
Ensures that all protocols used in the development and maintenance
of software is up to date and compliant with university policies
and standards; researches and stays up-to-date on new industry
software development standards, emerging technology, UX/UI
design/philosophy, and accessibility standards.
Required Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science,
business systems, or a related field).
Required 2 years of software development or related experience.
Preferred 3 years of experience in the development of complex web
applications, including work in Ruby on Rails and/or Python and
relational database design and programming.
Experience in web services using Ruby on Rails and/or Python.
Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment.
Experience with digital repository technologies, including Samvera,
Fedora, and Blacklight.
Experience with agile development methodologies, particularly
Experience working with digital image, audio, and video
Experience with library systems highly and library metadata
formats, such as MARC, MODS, and Dublin Core.
Experience with RDF and linked data technologies.
Experience with International Image Interoperability Framework
Combinations of related education and experience may be
Required Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Preferred Solid understanding of the MVC design pattern.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to
operate a computer and other standard office productivity
equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods
of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The
person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions
with or without an accommodation.
Herman B Wells Library. However, a remote work arrangement is
possible for candidates.
Career Level: Career
Job Function: Information Technology
Job Family: Software/App Design, Dev & Eng
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