The Technical Officer leads all technology development and operations for DataCite and is responsible for all DataCite technical components as well as developing future technical concepts.
In addition, the Technical Officer will act as contact for working on technical aspects with the DataCite community, clients (data centres), end-users, and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the electronic scholarly communications environment as well as significant experience with metadata.
This role requires an individual who is comfortable managing ambiguity and operating independently in a results oriented way. The Technical Officer reports to the Executive Officer of DataCite.
Q3 2014 start date. Salary commensurate with experience. The position will ideally be based in Hannover, Germany.