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The Internet Archive, a 501(3)(c) non-profit with a mission to provide 'universal access to all knowledge,' is looking for a smart, collaborative and resourceful senior engineer to lead (and do) development of the next generation of the Archive-It service, a web based application first deployed in 2006.
Primary responsibilities would be to build and manage the technical team to extend the success of Archive-It, a web archiving service that librarians and archivists use to create collections of digital content, archiving billions of webpages, and then make them a searchable research tool for the world. Widely considered to be the market leader, our partner base has archived over five billion web pages and over 240 terabytes of data. http://archive-it.org
Working for Archive-It program's director, this position has technical responsibility to evolve this service to include archiving social network sites and html5-based sites while still being straightforward enough to be operated by hundreds of users with minimal technical skills. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to work collaboratively with a small internal team and a large, vocal and active user community; demonstrating independence, creativity, initiative and technological savvy, in addition to being a great programmer/architect.
The ideal candidate will have:
Bonus points for:
Sound interesting and exciting, but you don't know much about web archiving and what it involves? Please sit-in on one of our informational webinars, held every other Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to register: http://www.archive-it.org/contact-us
Archive.org's websites http://archive-it.org http://archive.org and http://openlibrary.org
Please send your resume and cover letter to kristine at archive dot org with the subject line "Tech Lead, Archive-It". The Archive thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please!
We are an equal opportunity employer.