Java Developer-Digital Repository

Quotient, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Digital Repository Java DeveloperPosition Description Title: Digital Repository Java Developer DescriptionThis position is for a junior developer to join the Digital Repository development team at the National Institutes of Health. The Digital Repository digitally preserves and makes accessible content at the Institute, including books, films and images. The Digital Repository is a best-of-breed system that heavily makes use of and customizes open-source software tools such as Fedora Commons, Solr, Blacklight, Djatoka, Loris, NWU BookViewer, Tomcat, Java and MySQL. This position is on-site, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. ResponsibilitiesDevelop software for repository data processing, including code to obtain, create, parse and transform text, XML, pdf and binary files, and to invoke image and video manipulation routines.Develop software for repository ingest processing, including code to create, move and replicate files and directories, to manage and invoke ingest procedures, and to obtain and report on file and process status.Develop software for repository data preservation, including code to store, migrate, replicate, validate and audit files, data and metadata.Develop software to automate and integrate the above processes, using toolsets such as Camel.Develop application code to integrate with open source and third-party systems for data retrieval, replication, and task automation, scheduling and status.Develop prototype and production user interfaces using Ruby on Rails, Django, or Java.Develop and execute software unit and test cases to test system functionality, performance, security and scalability.Develop other software as needed to support the Digital Repository project.Store and version source code using the project version control tool.Track development progress using the project issue tracking tool.Document system administration, data manipulation, and scripted procedures using the project wiki.Required Skills* Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.* Two to four years of experience in software development in Java.* Experience with XML, XSLT and UNIX shell scripting.* Familiarity with a UNIX shell environment.Required ExperienceJob LocationBethesda, MD