Technical Content Specialist
The Technical Content Specialist will work on a team that supports the different document- or
publications-related projects at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. 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.
*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.
*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).
*Experience with HTML, XHTML, and CSS.
*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.
*Knowledge of XSLT, XSL2 or OmniMark; experience with conversion of XML or SGML
documents to other data formats.
*Experience with UNIX/Linux platform.
*Experience with XSL-FO.
*Experience creating or modifying publication workflows.
*Experience with electronic image formats (TIFF, GIF, JPEG, EPS, PNG).
*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.
*Develop website, with the goal towards better display, retrieval, and search.