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Digital preservation job opportunities at the British Library

The British Library has the following vacancies for three new positions in their digital preservation team.

The British Library is one of the World’s greatest research libraries, committed to providing researchers with access to reliable digital content now and into the future. Its digital collection is one of the most exciting and heterogeneous in the world, containing everything from digitised books and newspapers to born digital maps, eBooks and sound.

IPS Technical Analyst

Full Time, Fixed Term for 18 months
Location: Boston Spa (Yorkshire) or St Pancras (London), UK

This is an exciting opportunity to help preserve the Library’s digital content. As a technical analyst in the digital preservation team working on our Integrated Preservation Suite (IPS) project, you’ll help drive the development of software repository, preservation planning and representation information components and services in order to secure the long-term preservation of the Library’s digital collections.

Closing Date: 12 November 2017
Interview Date: Boston Spa: 28 November 2017 or St Pancras: 29 November 2017

Find out more and apply

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Digital Preservation Software Tester

Full Time, Fixed Term for 24 months
Location: Boston Spa (Yorkshire) or St Pancras (London), UK

As a software tester within the digital preservation team, you will help ensure that the preservation software used by the Library is fit for purpose by helping to develop and maintain a reusable, standardised testing process for tools and workflows. Liaising closely with other Library colleagues, you will utilise your growing understanding of digital preservation to analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of preservation tools used to process digital collection content.

Closing Date: 12 November 2017
Interview Date: Boston Spa – 28 November 2017. St Pancras – 29 November 2017

Find out more and apply

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Digital Preservation Technical Analyst

Full Time, Fixed Term for 24 months
Location: Boston Spa (Yorkshire), UK

As a technical analyst within the digital preservation team, you will help investigate and address digital preservation challenges faced by the Library’s digital content, using your analytical expertise and research skills to understand and explain the problems and solutions. Liaising closely with other Library colleagues, you will utilise your growing understanding of digital preservation to contribute to the development and improvement of preservation workflows, processes and standards across the library.

Closing Date: 12 November 2017

Find out more and apply

By Becky, posted in Becky's Blog

1st Nov 2017  1:28 PM  615 Reads  No comments