JOB: Systems Librarian, San Francisco Bay Area

Description : Design, implement and manage a broad range of information technology-based systems and services for the global library department at client company.  Maintain the department’s intranet presence with a passion for helping to shape a 21st century corporate digital library.

Responsible for ongoing maintenance of library servers and related technology to ensure 24/7 accessibility, functionality and stability for a global employee base.  Routinely monitor overall performance and security of library systems.

Will work with a highly collaborative team of librarians serving the entire company in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.   Will explore and report on emerging technologies as potential library applications. Will provide regular and consistent updates to management on resolution of technical issues.  Will work with management on long-term strategic plans for the ongoing development of digital technologies that keep pace with current standards.

Must have implemented recent web-based applications using LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP) based solutions.   Will maintain and extend existing library applications as needed by library staff and end users.  Website management includes knowledge of the MediaWiki content management system and involves content updating, template management, system upgrades and support and maintenance of AgilePedia, the editable internal encyclopedia of client company.  Also requires interaction with our integrated library system vendor for upgrading and maintaining Sirsi Unicorn software.

Qualifications : A strong curiosity for identifying and implementing cutting-edge software in the corporate environment.  Ability to work within a Linux command shell environment.   Knowledge of Wikipedia and MediaWiki syntax.  An understanding of the MediaWiki backend system and configuration scripts, databases tables and extensions. Excel skills. 3 years of consecutive IT experience supporting library systems in a corporate environment.

How to apply: Send resume and hourly rate to Deb Hunt,

Open till filled.