Technical Content Specialist

Biotechnology, Library, XSL, XML, SGML, XSLT
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

MSC is searching for a Technical Content Specialist t o support the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at National Institutes of Health (NIH). NCBI uses the web to advance science and health by providing free access to biomedical and genomic information, and as a result it is one of the top 400 most visited sites in the world. NCBI is a diverse group of smart and talented people with various backgrounds, but deeply technical, who collaborate in building critically valuable services for the public. NCBI is part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, located in Bethesda, Maryland.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Technical Content Specialist will work on a team that supports document- or publicationsrelated projects at NCBI including PubMed, PubMed Central, and Bookshelf. General duties will include document modeling, establishing workflows, writing and debugging XSL transforms to the archival XML formats used, and general support of the content processing and programming teams.

• Transform and validate XML documents.
• Troubleshoot data conversion issues; coordinate with appropriate personnel to solve programming and content-related issues.
• Assist in workflow development; development of tools to ensure data integrity.
• Develop a thorough understanding of Journal Article Tag Suite XML format to support in-house and outside users.


General Qualifications
• Minimum education requirement: Bachelor's degree.
• Two years experience in a publishing or library science environment.
• Experience with web and online publications, specifically electronic journals or books.
• Has a positive attitude and displays flexibility and patience in interactions with all parties.

Required Skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of SGML and/or XML and DTD and other schema languages.
• Ability to solve technical problems by working with a variety of personnel (software developers, content specialists, authors, editors).
• Demonstrated knowledge of XSLT, XSL2, or OmniMark; experience with conversion of XML or SGML documents to other data formats.
• Demonstrated knowledge of MathML.
• Excellent analytical and creative thinking skills.
• Excellent organizational skills, meticulous and thorough approach to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• At least two items from the "Desired Skills" list.

Desired Skills
• Experience with XSL3.
• Experience modeling documents in SGML or XML and supporting schemas in DTD, XSD, RNG, RNC.
• Experience with NISO Z39.96-2015 JATS.
• Experience with XSL-FO.
• Experience creating or modifying publication workflows.
• Experience with electronic image formats (TIFF, GIF, JPEG, EPS, PNG).

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Dice Id : 10412693P
Position Id : 2020-3777
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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