Java Developer

Quotient Inc
Bethesda, MD
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Digital Repository Java Developer Position Description Title : Digital Repository Java Developer Description This position is for a junior developer to join the Quotient Inc.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 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. Basic Qualifications · Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. · Experience in software development in Java. Experience with XML, XSLT and UNIX shell scripting. Familiarity with a UNIX shell environment. Other Qualifications Knowledge of any combination 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. Company Description LIFE AT QUOTIENT Quotient Inc. is committed to providing the best possible working environment for its employees. "Have felt truly welcomed and supported since day 1 from all levels in the company." Current Employee, Software Applications Developer "A great company with a strong emphasis on excellence!" Current Employee, Junior Developer "Very bright group of people to work with, offers a challenging environment to be a part of, and an environment where you can support multiple things at once without getting burnt out (as opposed to getting boxed in at a larger company/project)." Current Employee, Software Applications Developer "An advantage of working for a company this size, is that they actually listen to their employees. If you want to work for a company that cares, work for Quotient."

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