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Stanford is looking for a Linked Data Technologist 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. Although located within the Metadata Department, the Linked Data Technologist will be part of a heterogeneous team composed of members from the Metadata Department, Enterprise Systems, and Digital Library Systems and Services.”

 

Qualifications 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. Experience using inferencing engines. Broad knowledge of library repository functions, services, and requirements.”

 

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