Duke is looking for an IT Analyst in Durham, NC. The post states, “This position requires an analytical, creative person to establish data management processes for Duke’s new faculty activities system, Scholars@Duke, built on the VIVO semantic web application. Reporting to the Manager of Faculty Data and Systems, this position will oversee all aspects of the system’s data and vocabularies, from maintaining the local ontology to working with data sources and coordinating data management efforts. The Data Curator will work with the cross-functional teams including the project manager, web developers, digital curators, information architects, business analysts, domain experts and faculty, as well as ontology experts in the VIVO Ontology Project. While this position is responsible for the local usability of metadata, ensuring that the data is accessible and easy to share, this person must immediately contribute to the staged implementation of Scholars@Duke.”

Qualifications for the position include: “At least two years of experience with metadata standards, taxonomies, and ontologies, or primarily database/web programming with some metadata experience. Experience with repositories and digital academic resources is required. Knowledge of SQL, XML, XSLT, Ruby or Java. Knowledge of RDF and SPARQL, as well as experience with OWL editors, web services, and/or semantic web technologies. Familiarity with semantic web technologies, linked open data and the software development lifecycle.”

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