Job Opening: New Job Announcement: Lead Systems Analyst/Programmer, Libraries at Indiana University

Job Summary: Provides support for the Libraries’ extensive technical infrastructure supporting digital content storage and access; Technical infrastructure includes a Digital Library Repository Service based on the open source Fedora digital repository system to support the storage and management of digital images, text, audio, video, and other content, plus a set of tools and services to support ingestion, search and discovery, digital object delivery and presentation, and preservation of digital content.

Independently and with very little supervision, responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the Digital Library Repository Service, based on the open source Fedora repository system, and supporting services, including ingest tools, indexing services, and gateways for searching and metadata harvesting. Develops requirements; evaluates and implements commercial and/or open-source software solutions; and designs, codes, and tests software. Defines and implements interfaces with other IU library university IT systems; works with other staff to define metadata and content standards for repository; and provides leadership and guidance to other developers.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required. Please include a reference section in your resume with contact information for three professional references.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline and five years of experience in the development of complex software systems, including work in Java and relational database design and programming.

Combinations of related education and experience will be considered.

Experience in Java web application development and Web Services; experience with XML and XML-related technologies; and experience working in a Unix/Linux environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills; and the ability to work as part of a team.

Preferred: Master’s degree. Experience in project leadership; experience with library systems and metadata standards; experience working with Apache Lucene and/or Solr search systems; experience working with digital image, audio, and video formats; and experience with PHP and/or Ruby on Rails programming.

Contact: William G. Cowan (

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