Develops and maintains the core technical infrastructure for a digital object repository system used by Massachusetts libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums to store and deliver digital resources to users across the state and beyond. This position is part of the Communications Division.
Online and Web Services Manager or designee
As assigned, professional and support staff
1. Develops, deploys, and maintains open-source and commercial applications and services to create an OAIS-compliant digital repository infrastructure to support the ingest, storage, preservation, discovery, and distribution of digital resources.
2. Extends and enhances digital content and services by developing APIs and other tools to facilitate multiple submission and access pathways and administrative analytics.
3. Implements identity management and authentication policies and procedures to support state-wide usability.
4. Implements fixity checking and data backup policies and procedures.
5. Assists in the extraction, aggregation, and transformation of depositor data into repository-compliant metadata structures.
6. Works closely with the metadata and imaging teams to develop repository content models that will support a wide variety of data sets, object types, and metadata schemas.
7. Maintains technical infrastructure to support digital repository services on both local and cloud-based environments.
8. Maintains current knowledge of best practices, standards, and technologies related to digital library and digital asset management systems design and implementation.
9. Creates and maintains documentation and training materials.
10. As assigned, supervises and trains professional, pre-professional, non-professional and part-time staff, students, and interns.
11. Assists with submissions for digital project proposals and grants.
12. Works on public service desks as assigned.
13. May be responsible for oral presentations and written reports on activities within the department.
14. Actively participates in system-wide committees, trainings, and other professional activities.
15. Actively participates in open-source development community forums and working groups.
16. Performs other related and/or comparable duties as assigned.
17. Performs related work as required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA/P-5
Hours per week; 35