The Stanford Digital Library Systems & Services (DLSS) department is looking for a Semantic Technology Services Engineer in Palo Alto, CA. The post states, “The incumbent will be a part of the Digital Library Infrastructure group, a team focused on realizing core components of the Stanford Unviersity Libraries’ emerging digital library architecture. The team focuses on delivering cross-cutting digital library services and infrastructure, such as metadata generation, transformation and management; service oriented library rinfrastructure; and digital asset & rights management. This group works closely with peer teams focused on other aspects of digital library functionalityin the creation of common and reusable technologies and components. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, adoption and initial development of new technologies needed to support Stanford’s vision of the digital library of the future.”

Qualifications include: “Expertise with standards and tools as part of the Open Annotation Collaboration (OAC), or the ability to quickly acquire them. Expertise to develop in in Ruby on Rails, both for application development and in engineering an enhanced framework, including plug-ins, engines and gems, for developing library applications, or the ability to quickly acquire expertise. Working knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, relevant scripting technologies such as AJAX, Perl, Python, etc. Demonstrated expertise with effective use of RDF, RDF-S, triplestores, and related query languages and tools. Demonstrated expertise with XML and related tools and technologies. Expertise with REST principles and web services architectures, or the ability to quickly acquire this knowledge.”

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