Technician – Digitization

Job Title: Technician – Digitization  Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan Estimated Length: 1 year Day Shift: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm 
 
Job Description: 
 
The “World’s Largest Search Engine” is looking for a technician to support the installation, preventative maintenance and repair of hardware and software, serving a globally renowned tech company on the Michigan Digitization Project in Ann Arbor, MI.  
 
Our technicians are responsible for becoming subject matter expert resources to team leaders, providing prompt service to diagnose and troubleshoot arising issues as well as execute a preventative maintenance schedule for multiple pieces of equipment.  
 
This position is for those who enjoy a challenge and think on their feet!  
 
About the Project: The Michigan Digitization Project focuses on taking published volumes and making them available for online use. The project encompasses the digital scanning of books from libraries and publishers across North America and Europe and making them available online.  
 
Our team has scanned over 20 Million books, accounting for roughly 80% of books available online through working with various partner libraries. Our location in Ann Arbor, Michigan focuses on nondestructive book scanning by receiving books from area universities and libraries and returning them unharmed, so that they can be retained on-site and yet also be available across the globe!  
 
Using a system that was originally developed and is continually enhanced internally, the scanning process has been improving quality while increasing our scan throughput over the past decade. This has allowed people to read and research — online — rare and out-of-publication books that previously would have been unavailable.  
 
 
Responsibilities:  

Coordinating with a small team to prioritize and collaborate in solving technical issues  

Setup and maintain computer equipment and perform planned preventative maintenance Create, maintain and execute scripts to automate routine activities 

Diagnose and repair equipment failures and track using repair ticket system

Troubleshoot software issues and recommend solutions  

Maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions 
 
Required Qualifications:  

The attitude and aptitude to learn new things on a regular basis 

A working knowledge of Linux  

Some post high school training, degree in an IT or related field preferred or 2-5+ years’ experience  

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. (occasionally) 
 
Practical experience with one or more of the following is preferred:

Python Programming 

BASH Scripting

SQL Querying  

Technical Writing  

Electronic  

Photography

Digitization systems (scanners and/or photographic equipment) and operations 
 
Benefits: 

Paid holidays and time off - exceptional for a temporary position!  

Health and Dental plans available  

Placement assistance at the end of the assignment way  

Unplug - we do not require our people to stay plugged into work when not here. Your time off is YOUR time off.  

On the job training of pioneering technology systems  

Gain experience with a world-leader in the tech industry!

Free snacks, coffee and soft drinks 
 
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled  The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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