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FOLIO Implementation Specialist, Latin America

Date:  Aug 1, 2022

Remote, GO, BR, 70040

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO International is the international operations group of EBSCO Information Services (EIS).  EIS provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team.  EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.


The Implementation Specialist: Define, manage, and properly coordinate the structuring and execution of FOLIO migrations projects depending on the client’s needs. the specialist will provide a wide range of FOLIO implementation services, ranging from project management, system configuration/testing, workflow analysis, systems architecture support, data analysis, custom programming acting on the client’s behalf in the FOLIO community.



  • Create scripts for FOLIO based on client needs / PostgreSQL query on.
  • Collaborate with the data migration team to improve the data migration tool from Legacy systems to FOLIO, create on JAVA and Python.
  • Be involved in the FOLIO community.
  • Create project plans, conduct information customer gathering, system configuration/testing, provide
  • Management API & data, light training, and support.
  • Troubleshooting FOLIO issues.
  • Communicate project status, functional and technical solutions, and strategies to project stakeholders.
  • Establish strong relationships with library customer project leads. Champion in-scope project blockers and proactively collaboratively seek solutions.
  • Communicate as needed with other EBSCO account stakeholders (i.e., PMI, LSE, Sales and Support) where the university may be a customer of multiple EBSCO product-lines).
  • Collaborate with Product Management to package new and refined innovative approaches to professional services.
  • Presentations to groups (e.g., 5-25).
  • Create well-defined emails, and web conferences.
  • Ability to travel. The applicant should live close to an international airport. Up to 10% travel.



 Required Qualifications:


  • College/university degree. (System librarian - Computational Science)
  • Ability to attend on-site/online meetings during LATAM business hours and USA hours (eastern - pacific) 
  • English proficiency, *Spanish (only for South America not Brazil), *Portuguese (only for Brazilians).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead or drive a project with sound technical and design skills
  • An advocate for unit testing, automation, and test-driven development.
  • Knowledge in JavaScript, Node.js, Python, SOAP, API REST, SQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Linux.
  • Run script based on Python, JavaScript.
  • Ability to travel. The applicant should live close to an international airport. Up to 10% travel.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • AWS, kubernetes, Docker, Kibana, OAI-PMH, Gitlab, Jenkins, Node.js, react, Open API, JSON, XML
  • Experience working as a developer, systems librarian or in a similar role.
  • Experience working with REST APIs.
  • Knowledge in FOLIO API.
  • Experience config SIP2, OAI-PMH, Z39.50 and library communications protocols.
  • Electronic resource management
  • Working with data analysis and visualization tools like Tableau or similar software
  • Basic programming and scripting
  • Understanding of Linked data concepts and applications



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