Requisition # 2017-7530 Department Library - Main Category Information Technology Date Posted 6 months ago Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The DH Developer will promote the work of CDH through workshops and other outreach activities including attending national and international conferences on Digital Humanities and relevant technologies.
This position qualifies for 20% R&D time on a project chosen in consultation with the Lead Developer.
Build, test, debug, and document software designed to support research in the digital humanities. Estimate effort on software projects. Serve as technical lead on CDH projects as appropriate to skills and expertise.
Hold consultations with members of Princeton community to scope work and suggest technologies for non-CDH project work.
Teach workshops, write blog posts, and promote the work of CDH to Princeton campus and larger DH communities.
Work on research and development projects related to pushing the boundaries of digital humanities development. Projects to be chosen in consultation with CDH Lead Developer.
Knowledge of frontend testing frameworks
experience with version control
ability to write clear documentation
Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university
Knowledge of template frameworks and styling tools (such as SASS/Bootstrap/Bourbon)
Familiarity with Python or another high-level scripting language
Familiarity with web frameworks such as Django or Ruby on Rails
Experience with RESTful APIs and various data stores and tools such as: relational databases, XML databases, graph databases; Solr or elasticsearch; RDF and XML
Experience working on and contributing to open source software projects
Familiarity with humanities research
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