[triangle-zpug] [Fwd: [plone_seattle] python/zope/plone job posting at UW]

Chris Calloway cbc at unc.edu
Tue Apr 10 13:21:12 UTC 2007

Plone job at UWash which opened as a result of Camp 5.


Chris Calloway
office: 332 Chapman Hall   phone: (919) 962-4323
mail: Campus Box #3300, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [plone_seattle] python/zope/plone job posting at UW
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 21:42:26 -0700 (PDT)
From: Paul Bugni <pbugni at u.washington.edu>
To: seattle-python at lists.seapig.org, plone_seattle at lists.onenw.org

Hello Seattle python & plone list readers,

(Sorry about the cross posting for those of you on both lists.  Please
forward at will.)

Are you interested in a job working on open source development?
We need skilled software developers who can assist in porting a
number of existing projects at the University of Washington's
Health Sciences Library over to Zope and Plone, exercising the
exciting new Zope3 Component Architecture. You will improve the
tools that help health sciences students, faculty, researchers
and clinicians find the information and resources they need. More
information from the UW job posting is included below.

To apply, follow instructions in this link
to create an applicant profile. Once this is created you can view more
details about this position and apply at

Thanks for your consideration,
Paul Bugni

Req #: 	31669
Department: 	H S LIBRARY
Job Location: 	Other Locations
Job Location Detail: 	Health Sciences Libraries
Posting Date: 	04/03/2007
Closing Info: 	Closes On  04/17/2007
Salary: 	Commensurate with education and experience


Part of the application process for this position includes completing an
on-line assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in
the evaluation process. The assessment will appear on your screen for you
to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Job" on this job
announcement. You have the option to begin the assessment or postpone it
BUT once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If
you postpone the assessment, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take
when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be
reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the
assessment is complete. If you have already completed this assessment for
another position, you will not be asked to complete it again.  The
University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation s premier
educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important
asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and
community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and
professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for
diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic
pursuits, and natural beauty.

Health Sciences Library seeks a Web Computing Specialist to,
under the direction of the Head, Information Systems, develop,
install and maintain web applications. This position requires a
broad knowledge of Web/Internet software technologies, along with
an ability to communicate on technical subjects effectively with
non-technical faculty and staff.

Job Duties:

The Web Computing Specialist will work on programming, scripting,
and information architecture projects to maintain and add new
tools and functionality to existing web resources such as
HealthLinks (http://healthlinks.washington.edu/) and
PrimeAnswers (http://www.primeanswers.org/).

A major focus of the position will be working with the EthnoMed
website (http://www.ethnomed.org) team on a couple of grant
projects to design and move this site into a Plone content
management environment. In addition the incumbent will work with
staff content developers to update the existing intranet to use
database structures (Relational or Object-Relational) instead of
generating static output.

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life
programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this
position, please view this page.


Minimum requirements include Bachelors degree in computer
science, or related field, and one to two years related
experience OR equivalent education/experience.  Programming
skills in: Java/JSP, Perl/CGI, PHP, Python, ColdFusion,
JavaScript.  Experience developing software on: Apache Tomcat,
Apache, IIS, Zope, Plone.  Experience writing software to
interact with RDBMS: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server.
In-depth HTML and CSS knowledge.  Experience with XML and XSLT.
Experience working with web services (SOAP) and XML over
HTTP (REST).  Must be self-motivated with a desire to learn and
contribute.  Excellent written and oral communication and
analysis skills.  Work in a collaborative environment and display
ownership of tasks.  Strong knowledge of cross-browser,
cross-platform issues, as well as designing for web
standards (e.g., Section 508, WAI, XHTML, WCAG, etc.).  Ability
to maintain code using a Linux-based versioning system such as
CVS.  Comfort developing in both a Linux and Windows environment.


Experience working with the NCBI E-Utilities
Experience working with Dublin Core metadata.

Condition of Employment:

May be required to work some evenings or weekends in
the interest of resuming normal business operations.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer. To request disability accommodation in the
application process, contact the Disability Services Office at
206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or dso at u.washington.edu.

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