[Wylug-discuss] Fwd: Vacancy at the British Library: Web Archiving Engineer

Peter Nix peter at pjnix.org
Wed Feb 18 10:25:12 UTC 2009

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> From: "Hockx-Yu, Helen" <Helen.Hockx-Yu at bl.uk>
> Date: 18 February 2009 10:18:57 GMT
> Subject: Vacancy at the British Library: Web Archiving Engineer
> Reply-To: "Hockx-Yu, Helen" <Helen.Hockx-Yu at bl.uk>
> Web Archiving Engineer
> Location: St Pancras, London (preferred location) or Boston Spa,  
> Yorkshire with some international travel
> Salary: £29,332 - £34,237 p.a. for London or £26,196 - £31,348 p.a.  
> for Boston Spa + generous benefits package
> Closing date: 02 March 2009.
> Interview date: Interviews will take place on 13 March 2009.
> Contract: Fixed term - 2 years
> Take your IT skills and passion for the web to a role where it will  
> impact on research and learning for generations to come. You’ll not  
> only enjoy working with cutting edge technology, but also have the  
> opportunity to develop expert knowledge in web archiving and display  
> your expertise on an international stage. Working for one of the  
> most prestigious libraries in the world will just be an added bonus  
> for you.
> Joining the British Library’s ongoing web archiving programme,  
> you’ll manage and monitor the process of harvesting selected UK  
> websites, focussing on those which are representative of British  
> social history and cultural heritage. You’ll ensure that they are  
> effectively collected and curated, in order to increase their  
> availability and access for users now and in the future. It is also  
> your responsibility to make sure that harvested websites achieve  
> appropriate quality standards and that our web archiving  
> infrastructure operates securely, effectively and efficiently.
> You’ll possess good technical, communication and interaction skills.  
> In addition to knowledge of scripting languages and regular  
> expressions, you’ll possess experience of maintaining Apache  
> Webserver and Apache Tomcat on Linux/Unix systems, and managing  
> applications in production environments. You’ll be familiar with SQL- 
> queries, and you’ll understand the advantages and disadvantages of  
> object-orientated languages with reference to at least one  
> mainstream language (e.g. Java).
> More details are available at http://gs10.globalsuccessor.com/fe/tpl_britishlibrary01.asp?newms=se 
> .
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Helen Hockx-Yu
> Web Archiving Programme Manager
> The British Library
> 96 Euston Road
> London NW1 2DB
> Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7184
> Mobile: 07766 474 368
> Email: helen.hockx-yu at bl.uk
> Website: http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/digi/webarch/index.html

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