Position: Scripter/integrator/cataloger

We are looking for a part-time Connectivity/integration specialist – with the possibility of moving to full time over time. Part of our work is to integrate different information systems. This involves a variety of different tasks, including testing Z39.50/SRU targets using our diagnostic tools, building Connectors for websites using our visual integration environment, working with proprietary APIs, and processing data sets in batch mode.

About us: We are a virtual office with people of diverse backgrounds working together from five countries, most of us working from home, but meeting in different locations as required. We are passionate, creative, and highly specialized in the area of information discovery in the library/publishing field, and our customers businesses, library consortia, and special libraries that build applications based on our tools. We have had a strong presence in the library open source community since our beginning, 17 years ago.

Preferred skills:

  • Extensive experience with a scripting environment – especially for text and data processing.
  • Strong experience with regular expressions.
  • A good understanding of web site technologies: HTML, frames, JavaScript, etc.
  • Familiarity with XML – ideally a knowledge of XPath and XSLT.
  • Familiarity with bibliographic metadata.

The ideal candidate may be someone who combines practical experience cataloging or curating data sets with scripting/mashup experience.

You are: Detail-oriented, self-starting, and passionate about making stuff work, and work well. Comfortable managing your own time and working from home (Skype is our office), with the occasional trip to team meetings. In possession of a good sense of humor, a fierce determination, and the patience of an angel.

We offer flexibility in terms of hours and location of work, an interesting set of challenges, and an amazing group of colleagues.

Please send CV and cover letter to  .