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Content Engineer

Job Title: Content Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Surrey, Surrey
Industry:
IT
Salary: £300.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 67922-ITENG-GRK
Contact Name: Geoff King
Contact Email: geoff.king@volt.eu.com
Job Published: October 31, 2016 11:25

Job Description

Content Engineer - Initial 6 month contract - Woking, Surrey - £300 per day

My client is currently recruiting for a Content Engineer to join its successful web fabrication team, publishing Legal and Tax content onto the web. You will be responsible for creating new publications, using in-house tools and XML based technologies. This is an exciting role and an opportunity to learn more about modern internet publishing, as well as develop skills in XML technologies.

Key Responsibilities
* Working within strict deadlines to ensure that release dates are met, functionality is enabled and updates go out on time
* Liaising with suppliers and editors, both in-house and third party, to ensure the timely and quality-driven delivery of data for electronic publication.
* Assessing the status and usability of a large number of data sources and providing content analysis information to our technical teams.
* Creating new publications using XML, XSLT and Python.
* Membership of a large global project team, with daily interactions with Editors, Project Managers, Content Architects, and Fabrication Teams.

Essential Attributes for the role:
* Must have an interest in the web and internet technologies.
* XSLT 1.0 skills essential; XSLT 2.0 skills an advantage.
* Good communication skills and interpersonal skills as will be required to work with members of staff outside of their own department.
* Efficient organisational and administrative skills.
* Initiative and a willingness to learn.
* Good problem-solving abilities.
* Ability to work as part of a project team and work independently and manage one's time and work.
* Good IT skills, with proven XML knowledge.
* Good understanding of languages and tools used for processing XML, especially XSLT and Schematron and their appropriate applications.
* Practical experience of converting XML to multiple formats such as Word and PDF - preferred.

Preferable Attributes for the role
* Familiarity with: regression, UAT and QA testing processes and applications, such as XSPEC, JUNIT, XML differencing and Jenkins.
* Knowledge of online publishing and supporting online functionality through mark-up.
* Exposure to/understanding of MarkLogic.
* Python/Xquery skills preferable, but not essential.
* Practical experience of converting XML to multiple formats such as Word and PDF.