[Israel.pm] ExLibris is looking for a perl programmer..

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 23:45:45 PST 2005

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From: Dana Sharvit - M 
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 09:01:20 +0200
Subject: FW: looking for a perl programmer..

Here at Ex Libris we are looking for a perl programmer the job
description is as follows:

Job Title: SFX Programmer 

Location: Jerusalem 

Job Purpose: 

Ex Libris is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and energetic
programmer to work on the SFX link resolver and related projects. For
more information on SFX and to view the extensive global customer list
see <http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/sfx.htm>

Key Responsibilities: 
        ·       Develop and support the SFX product - the award
winning context-sensitive link resolver -- and other related products
in the area of electronic resources.

        ·       Work with staff to produce written design
specifications that include detailed functionality, data elements,
workflows and screen designs.

        ·       Test and install products on different platforms (Unix
and Linux).
        ·       Other tasks as assigned 


        ·       +2 years of proven OOP experience in a Unix/Linux
environment, using at least two of the following programming
languages: Java (J2EE), Perl (CGI, mod_perl), Java Script.

        ·       Knowledge and experience in Web technologies,
including: apache, SOAP, RSS, HTML and XML.
        ·       Unix/Linux knowledge and experience, including
installation and compilation of software components.
        ·       Knowledge and experience of RDBMS (Oracle and/or
MySQL) and SQL programming
        ·       Ability to concurrently manage multiple tasks 
        ·       Excellent team working, with the ability also to work
independently with little supervision
        ·       Fluent English speaking. Very good writing skills in English 
        ·       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent. 

Highly Desirable: 

        ·       Knowledge and experience with maintaining and
developing applications in the domain of Networked Scholarly

        ·       Knowledge and experience in Library automation
systems, Library Portals and/or Link servers are highly desirable.

        ·       Knowledge and experience with Library Technology
protocols and standards, such as OpenURL and OAi-PMH.

Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to  jobs at exlibris.co.il 

About SFX: 

SFX, the original link server from Ex Libris, is the first to address
the "appropriate copy" problem in scholarly communication. First
developed by Herbert Van de Sompel and his team at Ghent University in
Belgium and subsequently purchased by Ex Libris, SFX set the standard
for link servers and led to the development of the OpenURL standard.

About Ex Libris: 

Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer and provider of
high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and
researchers. The ALEPH integrated library solution from Ex Libris has
been installed at over 1250 sites in 51 countries. MetaLib®, the
information portal for library collections, and SFX, the
context-sensitive linking server for heterogeneous electronic
resources in the scholarly information environment, have been adopted
by nearly 700 institutions in 34 countries. DigiTool, a solution for
constructing digital collections, and the new Verde electronic
resource management (ERM) system round out the Ex Libris product

For additional information regarding Ex Libris, please see:

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