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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

F/T - HBO Ontology Technician, Time Warner (NY)

HBO Ontology Technician, Time Warner – NY

Reporting to the HBO Manager, Metadata & Taxonomy, HBO Ontology Technician participates in the deployment of an enterprise-level Metadata Initiative and associated tools to standardize and aggregate metadata and provide informational consistency and accuracy across both digital and analog workflows, particularly in support of end-to-end content management and the development of automated metadata management procedures.  Requires familiarity with programming logic and some script writing ability.

Assist the onboarding and ongoing support of business units brought into the Metadata Initiative:
  • Use HBO metadata toolkit for mapping, standardization, migration and similar exercises.
  • Support departmental metadata stewardship program.
  • Participate in metadata discovery efforts as new data sources and projects are enfolded into the Metadata Initiative
  • Assist is retrieving metadata through digital archeological and/or forensic procedures as required.
  • Analyze, identify and resolve errors and inconsistencies in metadata and nomenclature.
  • Write scripts to format and move large amounts of metadata, including batch processing, and support data migration and integration.
  • Relevant degree (e.g. Library Science, Museum/Archival Studies, Computer Science) or equivalent knowledge/metadata management experience.
  • Experience with the development and application of metadata specifications: controlled vocabularies, and data rules
  • Experience with relevant standards, tools and technologies (e.g. XML, XSLT, RDF, SQL etc.)
  • Experience with Informatica or similar data management tools, Synaptica or similar taxonomy/vocabulary tools.
  • Experience with media management tools, especially in production, post-production, or broadcast.
  • Knowledge of
  • Expertise in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, JavaScript)
  • Familiarity with Web services and API development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
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