Information Technology - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20001737)
The University of Pittsburgh University Library System (ULS) is seeking an enthusiastic and talented key contributor to the growth, development, and enhancement of a large ecosystem of digital repositories for scholarly content.
This is a high-level, regular, fulltime software developer position reporting to the Director of Information Technology in the University Library System. At various times the Software Developer will perform in all areas of systems analysis, system design, needs assessment, software development, interface design and development, software support, and resource planning for numerous electronic publishing and library-related applications.
The Software Developer will also work on data import/export processes and data transformations to move data between disparate systems.The incumbent will be responsible for communication with staff, faculty, students, and other stakeholders through working groups, committees, and special interest groups both within and external to the university. The incumbent must quickly learn new concepts, manage tasks efficiently while meeting deadlines, and possess excellent communication skills. The incumbent must be a self-motivated, independent, detail-oriented, responsible team-player.
* M.S. in Computer or Information Science or related field. * A minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience. * Demonstrated experience in system/application development. * Demonstrated experience in administration using a LAMP stack (Linux/Unix, Apache, MySQL, PHP/PERL) environment. * Proficiency with Object Oriented Programing using PHP, Perl, C, Java, and Apache Web Server * Proficiency with SQL, relational databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL). * Proficiency with XML and various metadata standards; experience in XML transformations preferred. * Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software. * Self-motivated, independent, detail-oriented, responsible team-player. * Flexibility and drive to handle the variety of responsibilities and the demands of currency in this rapidly evolving field. * May be on call for system support during evening/weekend hours.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20001737
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.