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A reminder that applications close on 28 October for the position of Web Engineer at the National Library of New Zealand. We look forward to receiving applications from interested people.

The National Library of New Zealand is looking for an experienced Digital Preservation Web Engineer to lead its web archiving programme.

You will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Library's web archiving programme. The primary purpose of the Digital Preservation Web Engineer is to define, implement and support the efficient acquisition, preservation and discovery/delivery of web based digital content subject to the Library's legislated mandate.

This includes harvesting via the Library's selective and whole-of-domain web archiving programmes and the design, deployment and implementation of mechanisms for storing, indexing and providing access (including data mining) to the web collections.

You will be working within a team of 8 digital preservation specialists in the Preservation Research & Consultancy team and be responsible for:

  *   developing a world class approach to the gathering, preservation, dissemination and interrogation of web based collections.
  *   drafting a business case for indexing, search and delivery for the Library approx 80Tb of web archives.
  *   contributing to the development of the strategic direction of the National Library with particular emphasis on the Library's digital (web) collection building, preservation and access roles.
  *   working closely with national and international peers, related teams within the department and with external vendors.

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

The National Library of New Zealand sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department's epicentre of information management. Our branch is all about collecting, storing and preserving important things that are precious to New Zealand.

You will have substantial practical experience in an IT environment with specific emphasis on web framework technologies and protocols, and preferably also demonstrated experience in web archiving. You will be a self-driven specialist, ideally with a tertiary qualification in information technology, computer science or information science or its equivalent.

This role also requires you to be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

If you want to join a team of smart, committed people who do spectacular work for New Zealand - then this might be the right job for you.

Applications close: 5PM, Friday 28 October 2016For more information please contact: Steve Knight, Programme Director Preservation Research on +64 21 490 503 or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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Peter McKinney | Digital Preservation Policy Analyst | Information and Knowledge Services
National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Direct Dial: +64 4 462 3931 | Extn: 3931
Cnr Molesworth and Aitken Streets | PO Box 1467, Wellington 6140 |

I work on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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