Kansas State University Libraries is looking for a Senior Programmer in Manhattan, KS. According to the post, the school is looking for someone “with experience developing web applications on AMP stack to join an exciting new team in the Administrative & IT Services Department. The new team would be collaborating with other library staff in creating value added services by using a wide array of tools that include both open source (dspace, drupal, etc) and vendor driven products. As a team, the members will explore exciting opportunities to enhance existing services in the areas of repository development, scholarly publishing, web development and content management systems. To support the University’s goal of becoming a top-50 public research university by 2025, we are looking for a dynamic individual to offer exceptional customer service to library staff and patrons and advance with us to the next level.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Demonstrated ability/experience: working in AMP (Apache, MySQL, PHP) and Tomcat / Java environment on UNIX or Solaris platforms, and with Web technologies, i.e. XML, XSL, Javascript, Solr. Strong technical leadership skills, with a collaborative approach to innovation, problem-solving and working across organizational boundaries with technical and non-technical library staff and faculty. Experience working with any of the following: Content Management System such as Drupal, Joomla, or WordPress; Repository applications (e.g., DSpace, Fedora, ContentDM); Version control systems such as Git or Subversion; Mobile focused applications. Knowledge of any of the following: Metadata schemas, i.e. Dublin Core, METS, MODS, RDF; LDAP, Shibboleth or other common methods of authentication; Semantic Web and Linked Data concepts and technologies; User-centered design, usability testing and web standards.”

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