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Stanford University Libraries is looking for a Linked Data Technologist, Metadata Department in Palo Alto, CA. According to the post, “The Stanford University Libraries (SUL) has an opening for a Linked Data Technologist within the Metadata Department in Technical Services. Linked Data will be key to Stanford’s evolving intellectual ecosystem. Location within the Metadata Department, the Linked Data Technologist will be responsible for the transformation of metadata from multiple metadata schemas into approved RDF models for ingestion into appropriate data stores. Flexibility and the ability to follow and anticipate developing technologies will be essential.”

 

Qualification for the position include: “Knowledge and experience with linked data standards, creation, and manipulation. Familiarity with of RDF, XML and other machine actionable metadata languages. Hands-on experience using triple stores such as OWLIM, Jena, Sesame, etc. Hands-on experience with mapping and transformation engines. Demonstrated understanding of the theory and structure of library-related metadata. Knowledge and experience with MODS, EAD or similar metadata standards. Familiarity with developing communication standards such as BIBFRAME. Demonstrated ability to use or proven ability to learn basic tools, such as XSLT or scripting, to transform or remediate metadata. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills combined with attention to detail for complex, detail-oriented work.”

 

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