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Content Engineer

Oxford University Press
New York, NY 10002
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Oxford University Press

Technology Development

Posted: August 02, 2022
New York City, NY, USA

We are the worlds largest university press. We have both a worldwide reach and a personal understanding of local needs, partnering on the ground to adapt publications and resources to meet the individual needs of communities, societies, and countries. We partner with researchers, educators, and technology partners to stay ahead of the changing ways people around the world are accessing and sharing knowledge. With a presence in more than 50 countries and millions of customers around the world, an idea launched at OUP can have a global impact.

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Advancing Knowledge and Learning

  • Ensures appropriate technical and business-facing instructions are in place to support effective content data authoring and capture.
  • Ensures that content materials and approaches support the development of new and existing outputs, including new digital products.
  • Acts as a point of escalation from business teams to resolve technical digital content capability related challenges and issues where these arise.
  • Participates in content data governance and instructions across a broad range of OUP products.
  • Provide expertise to inform the governance of preparation, capture, conversion and quality control for XML/digital content and associated assets.
  • Provide technical input and expertise supporting cost-effective and efficient process and tooling solutions for XML/digital content production and delivery, as well as its publication or reuse, includes timing and quality considerations.
  • Create and manage clear digital content requirements and guidance for suppliers and other actors in the content workflow.
  • Analyze digital content systems and processes, produce recommendations for their improvement, and collaborate across stakeholder groups to implement as appropriate.
  • Write transformation scripts to convert source digital content data into OUP standard data structures that meet the agreed data quality standards for publishing and licensing.
  • Ensure the creation, completeness and accuracy of relevant documentation, respond to technical queries, providing assistance and/or resolution as required.
  • Identify root cause of errors in digital content or its online presentation and propose appropriate solutions; work with suppliers and other actors in production and delivery workflows to analyze and resolve problems with capture or transformations.
  • Triage and resolve escalated issues arising during the implementation or release of new content data related functionality, whether print, ePubs, or online display/functionality
  • Assess, train, and implement semantic metadata generation solutions, including ML/AI and knowledge engineering.
  • Assess and update reference data (taxonomic, ontological, and semantic) values and structures in management solutions.

  • Experience of XML formats and related technologies (such as XSLT, XPath, Unicode, XSpec, Schematron, RDF, DITA).
  • Able to accurately evaluate functional and presentational content data requirements.
  • Able to effectively assess and resolve content data errors, identifying and addressing root causes.
  • Quick-to-learn, tech-savvy, and possess exceptional problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of content structure and mechanisms to write digital content transformation scripts and text capture instructions.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, communication and time-management abilities.
  • Experience working with digital content across academic and/or educational publishing.
  • Experience of programming languages (e.g. JavaScript, Python, PHP).
  • Understanding of the software lifecycle (e.g. Agile and DevOps methodologies) and associated tools.
  • Knowledge of content management systems and methodologies.
  • Knowledge/experience of automated semantic classification and reference data solutions including AI, data mining, and knowledge engineering tools and processes.

Position Location: This position can be done in a hybrid capacity out of New York, NY, Cary, NC, or Sunderland, MA. The position can also be done in a remote capacity.

GJC: I5 (For internal purposes only)

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posted: 2022-08-03 Expires: 2022-09-04

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