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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

F/T - Publishing System Specialist - Non-Profit Assoc.

Publishing System Specialist – Career Opportunity – NYC
-- Referrals also welcome.

Our Client : This Association was founded in 1880 as a not-for-profit professional organization promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences. This association develops codes and standards that enhances public safety, and provides lifelong learning and technical exchange opportunities benefiting the global engineering and technology community. There are more than 127,000 members worldwide.

The Position : The Publishing System Specialist is primarily responsible for maintaining various key components within the XML publishing environment. This entails installing, and maintaining Arbortext document types DTDs (Document Type Definition), Stylesheet files (.STYLE Files, XSLT) and configuration files; developing a clear methodology for creation and maintenance of Stylesheets and DTDs; updating and managing the Document Model Report; supporting any custom applications created as part of the Arbortext Product Series; maintaining all customizations to the Arbortext Product Suite (Editor, Link Manager, CMS, Publishing Engine) to improve authoring productivity. Developing and/or maintaining administrative and/or user documentation.

Requirements : The degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years experience working in an XML/CMS publishing environment in a development position, or 7 years experience working in an XML/CMS publishing environment in a development position. Strong working knowledge of content management essential. Troubleshoot a wide variety of data and document management problems. Requirements include a thorough understanding of XML and XML concepts and syntax; understanding of DTD syntax; understanding of Content Management Systems; knowledge of web services; understanding of Databases (specifically SQL or equivalent); understanding the basics of XSL (XSLT and XSLFO); understanding of Java. Excellent communication (both written and verbal), and analytical skills. The following would be very helpful - understanding of Arbortext Command Language (ACL) and/or Perl; programming knowledge; thorough knowledge and understanding of the overall new XML based publishing system (ExStyles, MathType, Arbortext Editor, Link Manager, Arbortext Content Management System, Arbortext Publishing Engine) – touch points between modules; thorough knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and general knowledge of computer hardware.

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Code – IS-01 (Resumes in Word preferred)
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For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:

Sarah Warner
212 / 869-3348
Superior Staffing for Librarians and
Other Information Professionals
25 W 43rd Street, NY NY 10036

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