[tdwg] Atlas of Living Australia jobs

Donald.Hobern at csiro.au Donald.Hobern at csiro.au
Wed Apr 9 07:20:05 CEST 2008

We are advertising IT-related positions for the Atlas of Living
Australia.  One of these, the Technical Architect position, is open to
international applicants and has a closing date of 5 May 2008.  Please



This is an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for development
of the technical architecture for the Atlas of Living Australia. 

The Architect will be required to consider:

*	Data standards and protocols 
*	Wrapper software for data providers 
*	Metadata repositories 
*	Use of domain ontologies 
*	Central data indexes and caches 
*	Integration with federated access frameworks 
*	Web applications and web services 
*	Support for tools for visualisation and analysis (e.g. GIS
*	Linkages to other Australian data networks, in particular to
other projects included within the NCRIS Strategic Roadmap 
*	Linkages to international data sharing projects such as GBIF
(Global Biodiversity Information Facility), Casimir (Coordination and
Sustainability of International Mouse Informatics Resources), OBIS
(Ocean Biogeographic Information System) and CBOL (Consortium for the
Barcode of Life). 

The Atlas of Living Australia is also advertising three positions open
to Australian residents and closing dates of 22 April 2008:


*	Metadata curator - see
*	Java developer - see
*	Web designer - see


The Atlas of Living Australia is a five-year project funded by the
Australian Government to "develop an authoritative, freely accessible,
distributed and federated biodiversity data management system that links
Australia's biological knowledge with its scientific reference
collections and other custodians of biological information".






Donald Hobern, Director, Atlas of Living Australia

CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601

Phone: (02) 62464352 Mobile: 0437990208 

Email: Donald.Hobern at csiro.au



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