Hi Dan,

This looks like a great job. If there's a possibility of Java or related technologies, I suggest you post it on the JUG Jobs mailing list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/orlandojugjobs
I bet the community would love the opportunity.


Michael Levin

On 8/29/07, Dan Stoner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
The Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida is
hiring a Lead Software Developer to become chief wrangler of code
related to our natural history collections.

This is a TEAMS position at the University of Florida, which means it
includes benefits such as Health Insurance, Retirement, and
vacation/sick days.  The museum has a casual work environment.

Despite the UF hiring freeze, we will be able to hire this position.

All Applications MUST be submitted through the UF jobs site:

Please extend this job posting to people in your IT professional network.


  Dan Stoner
  Network Administrator
  Florida Museum of Natural History
  University of Florida
  (352)392-1721 ext. 233

All Applications MUST be submitted through the UF jobs site:

Requisition Number:  0703629
Classification Title:  IT EXPERT
Working Title:  Software Development Lead
Position Number         00006635

Expected starting salary range is $36,159 to $50,000 annually,
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Type:  Full-time
Job Category:  TEAMS
Work Location:  Main Campus (Gainesville)
Department:  56022600-NH-BIO INFORMATICS

Job Description:

The Florida Museum of Natural History seeks a software development lead
for its natural sciences and anthropology collections. This position
will be involved with development and maintenance of collection
databases, including backend database design and implementation as well
as standards-based GUI development.

Responsibilities Include:

1. Database development and maintenance for natural history collections.
2. Manage other programmers and projects.
3. Develop new tools for database interoperability.

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma and four years of any combination of relevant
experience, education and/or certification. The level of expertise and
skill required to qualify for a position in this classification is
generally attained through combinations of education and experience in
the field. While such employees commonly have a bachelor's or higher
degree, no particular academic degree is required.

A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants should be comfortable in a multi-platform environment
(Windows, Linux and Mac), and should have working knowledge of the
following (in no particular order):
- Microsoft Access and VB script or VBA
- HTML and CSS
- stored procedures

Prefer knowledge in at least one of the following:
- Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Experience with Linux, Ajax, Ruby, Rails or XML is a plus. Knowledge of
basic biology and/or anthroplogy terminology is a plus. Communication
skills are extremely important. The holder of this position must be able
to communicate complex computer science concepts to non-computer
scientists. Supervisory experience is a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Close Date  09-14-2007