To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Join the AMA team that is dedicated to the betterment of public health as the Journal Production Database Developer in Publishing Operations. As part of the team, you will contribute to the vitality, growth, and financial viability of the JAMA Network by assisting with the management of the Publishing content database so that AMA scientific journal content is efficiently and accurately produced and distributed.
Other responsibilities will include:
Analyze, and develop the facets of the MarkLogic finished goods repository necessary to produce and distribute JAMA Network publications: construct and manage data ingestion and exports for each publishing channel, modify system configurations to support changes in the content structure, ensure that data transformations and vendor deliveries meet specified requirements.
Assist the Journal Production Database Manager with the development and configuration of systems and technology dedicated to JAMA Network content production within Publishing Operations: DTD management (XML/SGML), typesetting (SDL’s XPP), Macintosh workstations, data transmission and file delivery, disaster recovery policies, file archiving, XML/SGML maintenance, XML editing software, Adobe LiveCycle, style sheets, data transformations, messaging frameworks, and all programming interfaces
Bachelor's degree minimum preferably in information technology, or five years comparable work experience required with a strong emphasis on publishing system development and management within a structured data environment required.
Minimum 5 years’ experience with publishing or database systems management, including hands-on development required.
Experience with MarkLogic environments preferred.
Broad technical skills necessary, with an understanding of a wide range of publishing technology including the following: DTD management (XML/SGML), indexing and semantics application, typesetting (SDL’s XPP), Macintosh workstations, data transmission and file delivery, disaster recovery policies, file archiving, XML/SGML maintenance, XML editing software, Adobe LiveCycle, style sheets, data transformations, messaging frameworks, data governance, display and transformation technologies, single source to multiple channel workflows, XML, SGML, XQuery, XHTML, HTML, EPUB, XPath, RSS, CSS, JSON, Perl, SPARQL, and XSLT.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; able to understand business requirements and convert them to action items.
Must have an interest in advancing education in the application and integration of publishing and information technologies and a desire to develop new and useful tools in a customer centered environment.
Excellent decision making skills and sound judgment. Requires working both independently and in a group setting.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and social skills to interact with internal managers, outside vendors, and staff.
Proven ability to stay composed and flexible in an ever changing, fast paced environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
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