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Programmer/Applications Developer - United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Posted on November 05, 2018

Description

The Programmer provides court unit support for various national and local databases and platforms. The incumbent works as part of circuit-wide and national teams and performs work related to designing, modifying and adapting existing and acquired software. The Programmer will report to the Technical Services Librarian. Occasional travel to meetings and conferences may be required.

Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Programmer provides court unit support for various national and local databases and platforms. The incumbent works as part of circuit-wide and national teams and performs work related to designing, modifying and adapting existing and acquired software. The Programmer will report to the Technical Services Librarian. Occasional travel to meetings and conferences may be required.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• A minimum of two years of specialized experience.

• Experience with LAMP/Java, Ruby on Rails, SOLR, PERL, Web Services, API, and related languages.

• Self-starter with strong collaboration skills, preferably with experience in a consortial environment.

• Experience with modern HTML and CSS.

• Ability to work on multiple projects and deliver work according to priorities assigned by the supervisor.

• Good oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Undergraduate work or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

• Experience with such open-source discovery layers as VuFind, Blacklight, or similar.

• Experience with such open-source discovery programs as DSpace, Fedora/Hyku, Spotlight, or similar.

• Experience with writing iOS and Android apps.

• Familiarity with current issues and trends in access and discovery.

• Experience as a project manager.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident seeking U.S. citizenship. Positions with the U.S. Courts are excepted service appointments, which are “at will” and may be terminated with or without cause. Employees are hired provisionally, pending the results of a background investigation. Direct deposit of pay is required.

Compensation

CL-27 ($56,063 - $91,183)

Location

New York, New York

URL

http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/docs/Jobs/FY19-04_Programmer_Applications_Developer.pdf

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to [email protected], subject line: Programmer/Applications Developer, Reference No. FY 19-04. When saving your documents as one PDF, it is important to name the file using only your firstname_lastname Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified and must travel at their own expense. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately