ILS System Admisnistrator N. Bethesda, MD at PTFS, Inc.

Tanggal diterima info: 7 Mei 2012

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Maintain, modify, and troubleshoot several locally-installed Koha ILS applications

  • Diagnose software problems at the code layer
  • Integrate Commercially-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) applications with open development applications
  •  Infuse new technology into existing products
  • Troubleshoot IT problems relating to ILS hardware and networking
  • Knowledge of all MARC record formats (bibliographic, holding and authority)
  • Data scripting to convert ASCII-delimited personnel files into Koha patron record format
  • Support and administer web applications, sites, and servers
  • Administer the Koha ILS application using system administration and system preferences
  • Provide technical assistance to library staff users
  • Provide technical assistance to library collection researchers
  • Import digital objects using Dublin Core metadata
  • Create thumbnail images of digital objects during import
  • Assist in the development of technical documentation, including user manuals, software release notes, and quick tips & tricks
  • Upgrade application with new feature releases and bug fix point releases
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for upgrade processes, upgrade scripts, backup processes (logical data and full system), and network access
  • Develop technical specifications for application feature enhancement working with library staff
  • Evaluate, install, and test software upgrades
  • Archive and retrieve system data
  • Provide informal system training and demonstration to users or potential users of the Koha ILS
  • Maintain the discovery layers of the Koha application and the digital object repository
  • Set up and administer user accounts
  • Participate in user group meetings; provide briefings on new releases of software
  • Provide activity status
  • Proactively attempt to improve the quality of the Koha ILS
  • Convert MARC bibliographic data into Dublin Core format and vice versa

**Qualifications and Education Requirements**

Education – A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree in related field may be substituted for experience.

Qualifications – 5 years of experience as an ILS Systems Administrator and any combination of the following: 2 years of experience with Linux or Debian Systems Administration; 2 years of experience with MySQL; 1 year of experience
using XSLT or JQuery; 2 years of experience in Koha Systems Administration; 2 years of experience with and practical application of, network engineering principles; 1 year of experience making recommendations to improve quality of
tools and processes in an information center or library.

**Preferred Skills **

  • Koha ILS System Administrator experience
  • Ability to prepare quality technical and user documentation
  • Proven problem solving, organizational and communication skills and be able to participate in presentation and proposal activity
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers, and with cross-organizational teams
  • Ability to maintain focus on tasks and deliver within schedule
  • Must be a team player
  • Poly level TS SCI clearance

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