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Qualified candidates who enjoy team interaction and problem-solving with a results-oriented focus, are invited to submit a resume and application for consideration. Computercraft offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work life balance with a standard 40 hour work week and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.

Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

Technical Editor

Location: NIH/NCBI - Bethesda, Maryland
Job Code: TCS
# of openings: 1


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.
The successful candidate will work onsite at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with experts from NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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 liaising 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 one item from the “Desired Skills” list
Desired Skills
  • 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)
Job Responsibilities
May include:
  • 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 NLM XML format to support in-house and outside users
  • Develop website, with the goal towards better display, retrieval, and search of book content
Computercraft offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including health insurance with 100% company paid premiums, 401K program with matching, paid time off and holiday pay, life insurance, flexible spending and disability coverage. We offer an excellent work life balance with a standard 40 hour work week and the chance to work with accomplished scientists at NIH/NCBI. 
Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

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