The Florida State University Libraries invites applications for the position of Web Developer. Reporting to the Director of Software Development, this developer works in a team environment on a variety of library web applications under the guidance of a Senior Developer. This position will focus primarily on Drupal websites and Drupal-based digital repository applications hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The FSU Libraries are leading contributors to the Islandora community, as well as strong supporters of open source software and agile development practices.The ideal candidate enjoys working in a collaborative environment, is self-driven, and eager to learn new technologies. Highest priority will be given to the ongoing development of the FSU Digital Library built on the Islandora platform (http://fsu.digital.flvc.org).
Creates, maintains, and extends a variety of web applications and scripts to support the work of various departments within the library.
Installs, develops and/or maintains locally-written and open source web applications.
Drafts specifications, codes, tests, debugs and documents new and existing applications (some are vendor provided).
Works with users to develop requirements.
Participates in project teams across the library as technical member.
Monitors traffic, analyzes usage, and contributes to performance tuning and capacity planning.
ALA- accredited master's degree, or advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
Minimum one (1) year experience programming in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) environment or equivalent.
Demonstrated proficiency and experience in at least one web development language.
Ability to write documentation and communicate effectively in a team environment.
Highly developed problem solving skills.
Experience with, and enthusiasm for, open source software principles, development and tools Experience with Drupal or other open source Content Management System (CMS)
Experience with PHP and Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
Experience working with Cloud services (AWS, Azure, etc.)
Practice working with versioning systems (Git, SVN or equivalent)
Familiarity with XML and XML-related tools (XPath, XQuery, XSL, etc.)
General knowledge of Digital Asset Management systems and library metadata standards (MARC, MODS, METS)
Physical address where the job position is located.
If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu.
This is a time limited position.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
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The Florida State University Libraries define diversity as the sum of the ways that people are both alike and different. We are committed to embracing the full spectrum of human and social identities. We strive to create and maintain an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated fairly, respectfully, and valued for their distinctive skills, experiences, and perspectives to maximize the potential of all libraries employees and the communities with whom we interact.