[XML4Lib] Position posting - Getty Research Institute

Joe Shubitowski JShubitowski at getty.edu
Mon Feb 19 16:22:12 EST 2007


The following position announcement has been posted to multiple lists.
Please excuse duplication.

Applications Systems Analyst - Senior Specialist

Working under the supervision of the Head of Information Systems, will 
lead software development efforts to build and interconnect open source, 
commercial, and locally developed software systems that drive digital 
projects in the Research Institute.  Work will center around repository 
development, ingest services, web services and middleware, user interface 
design and implementation, digital archiving and preservation, and metasearch 
issues. Position will lead a small focused team of programmers in all 
phases of digital library project development, implementation, and support.

Works with internal Getty staff, external open source community, and vendor 
support staff in a team based approach. Leads in the design and implementation 
efforts on database and user interface work for digital library projects; 
participates in committees and working groups to analyze and determine manual 
and automated workflow practices and procedures; and writes programs in Java, 
Perl, XSL, PHP, and other languages in support of digital library project 
implementation efforts. 

Position requires a service oriented individual with the ability to work 
both independently under minimal supervision and as a member of a larger team. 
Excellent management and mentoring skills are required. Excellent customer 
relation skills, as well as the ability to accurately diagnose problems and 
convey/communicate information to staff and external sources are required.

Technical requirements include: Programming expertise in a variety of 
languages, e.g., Java, C#, C++, Perl, XML/XSL, PHP, etc., and unix shell 
languages; experience with relational, XML, and/or text based database systems; 
experience with implementing open source programs and tools; experience using 
unix (or linux) from the shell prompt; experience with HTML, web user interface 
design and web development tools; SQL knowledge; MS-Windows knowledge; excellent 
oral and written communication skills.

Desirable qualities include: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree or equivalent; familiarity 
with library automated systems and library workflows and practices; experience 
with multi-lingual content and database support of Unicode and/or UTF-8; 
knowledge of additional western European language(s); ability and interest 
in obtaining additional technical skills.




Joseph M. Shubitowski
Head, Information Systems
Getty Research Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles CA 90049-1688
Voice: 310-440-6394
Fax: 310-440-7780
jshubitowski at getty.edu

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