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Posted Job Title
Digital Scholarship Programmer
Job Profile Title
Application Developer B
Job Description Summary
Working under the Digital Scholarship Librarian, the Digital Scholarship Programmer will work in the Digital Scholarship department at Penn Libraries to develop and maintain web applications, automate data processing workflows, and create data science infrastructure in collaboration with other developers, librarians, project stakeholders, faculty, and staff.
The DSP will design, code, simulate, test, implement and maintain application software and associated middleware, interfaces, and databases; and work with clients and IT analysts to determine functional requirements. Additionally, the DSP will monitor and administer applications, providing technical and application support. He/she will ensure adherence to technical, quality assistance, data integrity, and security standards and may also be required to plan, organize, and oversee projects.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of programming or systems analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. An understanding of programming languages, user interfaces, integration methods, and development lifecycles. Demonstrated competence in systems analysis and design and the ability to quickly learn and apply technologies.This is a two-year position.
*** REQUIRED*** Please submit a resume and cover letter as one attachment when applying.
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Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00018165
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.