Information Technology Specialist (Application Development and Infrastructure) at Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is recruiting an Information Technology Specialist. Salary range:$74,872-$97,333.

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The IT Specialist (Application Development and Infrastructure) will work independently, as well as in a team environment. The incumbent is responsible for managing the operation of the application development environment consisting of operating systems, virtualization strategies and source code management. Additional responsibilities include application development of new projects and troubleshooting of existing systems.

This position is located in the Web Services Division, Office of Strategic Initiatives. . . .

Administer a managed Linux based development application development environment utilizing automation tools such as puppet or chef. Working knowledge of web hosting configuration components, including firewalls, load balancers, web and database servers. Well versed in Apache web server, PHP, MySQL, and server Virtualization – ability to deploy, support, and diagnose issues for development environments. Plans and analyzes systems configuration and whether changes are needed to support the organization's program of work.

Conducts application design, programming and testing work encompassing the full range of applications development for major software projects. Has a working knowledge of the PHP language to participate in developing new web applications and maintaining existing applications. Designs and develops APIs to support creation of XML or JSON based REST or SOAP services. Ensures applications are consistent with a service based architecture and open data standards able to run in a clustered configuration. Familiar with search, indexing and crawling technologies such as Lucene, SOLR and Nutch.

Monitors implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and coordination of online systems and Web site(s) on the Internet and Intranet. Familiar with multiple third party web tools such as WordPress, Confluence, Omniture, OpinionLab and Teamsite. Supplies technical aid to resolve issues and problems related to sites and applications. Oversees emerging web technologies and directions and makes recommendations accordingly.

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