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HathiTrust Research Center Seeks a Manager of Operations and Lead R&D Architect

August 1, 2014

The HathiTrust Research Center seeks a skilled senior systems engineer to serve as Operations Manager of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) software and services, and assume a role as Lead R&D Architect in architecting the evolution of the system and services in response to community need and research and development efforts. The candidate is responsible for overseeing daily operations, system security, and ensuring stability, availability, reliability, and safety of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) software and services. The candidate will be comfortable in both a research and operational setting, and possess technical vision and the ability to work with and through others to achieve the vision. He or she will lead technical and operational efforts, and be effective in resolving conflicts. The person will operate in a matrix reporting setting, reporting ultimately to an Executive Management team of HTRC, so will be a self-starter and highly independently motivated. The candidate should be fluent with web services development, scripting languages, data management technologies, and Web authentication and authorization technologies. The position is funded through 2018.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and three years of related experience in positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in a technical setting.

To apply, click https://jobs.iu.edu/joblisting/index.cfm, and enter position # 11768. Applications accepted until August 14, 2014 or until the position is filled.

About HTRC: The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) enables computational access for nonprofit and educational users to published works in the public domain and, in the future, on limited terms to works in-copyright from the HathiTrust. The HTRC is a collaborative research center launched jointly by Indiana University and the University of Illinois, along with the HathiTrust Digital Library, to help meet the technical challenges of dealing with massive amounts of digital text that researchers face by developing cutting-edge software tools and cyberinfrastructure to enable advanced computational access to the growing digital record of human knowledge. See http://www.hathitrust.org/htrc

The position is housed in the Data To Insight (D2I) Center at Indiana University Bloomington. The Data To Insight Center, a part of Pervasive Technology Institute and affiliated with the School of Informatics and Computing, maintains strong collaborative relationships with Indiana University's Research Technologies and IU Libraries.

Indiana University Bloomington is located in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana, a college town located 50 miles southwest of Indianapolis with a strong music and arts culture. Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.