Library Systems Engineer
Clemson Libraries seeks a Library Systems Engineer to lead the development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of complex systems architecture and applications design. The Library Systems Engineer develops and writes custom code to integrate with web applications and custom plugins; engineers and integrates all server solutions in AWS Cloud and on premises for library information systems in support of services and initiatives; and develops and ensures infrastructure documentation such as design and environment specifications, user and technical manuals, and process methodology. This position reports to the Head of Digital Strategies within the Division of Organizational Performance and Inclusion.
Systems Design (40%):
Assists and leads in defining architecture strategies and works collaboratively to research, design, engineer, and implement solutions in response to system requirements defined by business units within the Libraries. Prepares any necessary server specifications, system design diagrams, and other documentation. Communicates system designs and solution architectures to management and internal stakeholders.
Software Development and Systems Implementation (40%):
Directs software development and integrations for internal and external websites for the Libraries. Leads acquired systems implementations. Designs, develops, and implements all software tools, systems integrations, and data transformation utilities based on user requirements. Provides programming services for the Libraries¿ information systems, including but not limited to the websites, digital asset management systems (DAMS), digital preservation systems, library services platform, and custom programs. Develops and ensures infrastructure documentation such as design and environment specifications, user and technical manuals, and process methodology. Modifies existing solutions to adapt them to new and emerging technologies. Engages in assessment to improve and test user interfaces, specifically for usability and accessibility.
Server Administration (20%):
Engineers server solutions in AWS Cloud and on premises for library information systems in support of services and initiatives. Designs and develops specifications for server, security, and storage solutions to manage library data and websites. Builds and deploys Linux server instances in the Libraries¿ AWS cloud environment. Directs the configuration, upgrades, maintenances, and administers server assets. Regularly creates written training documentation. Other duties as assigned.