BitCurator Access Software Developer Needed!

Would you like to help build software to automatically redact private and sensitive information from large data objects such as disk images?
The BitCurator Access team is looking for a software developer to join us during the summer.

The Software Developer will write, test and document software to redact – at both the block level and the file level – patterns identified within born-digital materials. S/he will report to Kam Woods, the Technical Lead of the BitCurator Access project.

– At least one year of Python development experience
– Working knowledge of file system structures and modern file system metadata
– Working knowledge of XML schema design and Python libraries/wrappers to manipulate XML structures (e.g. Expat, ElementTree)
– Must be comfortable using revision control with git and GitHub
– Working knowledge of Linux development environments

– Prior experience with open source digital forensics libraries and tools (e.g. The Sleuth Kit, libewf, Digital Forensics XML)
– Familiarity with Python scientific and data analysis libraries (SciPy and Pandas in particular)

Up to $25 per hour based on experience. Work to be performed over the summer.

About BitCurator Access:
BitCurator Access is an Andrew W. Mellon grant-funded project housed in the School of Library and Information Science at UNC. Our team is working on bringing tools and techniques from the world of digital forensics to libraries, archives, and museums, enabling long-term access to complex legacy digital materials.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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