Digital Repository Java Developer

Quotient, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
This position is for a developer to join the Digital Repository development team at the National Library of Medicine. The Digital Repository digitally preserves and makes accessible content at the National Library of Medicine, 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 at the National Library of Medicine, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.Responsibilities Develop 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 Knowledge of Ruby on Rails, Django, Python, JavaScript, XSLT, REST, HTTP, HTML, and digital repository software is helpful. Familiarity with RDF, XQuery, SQL, Fedora Commons, Camel, JMeter a plus. Can keep abreast of and quickly learn new technologies. Can carefully manage code and data in a production system. Strong communication, organizational and collaborative skills. Required Experience 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. Job Location Bethesda, MD

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