Analyze business requirements plus third party and in-house data sources to
determine the best method of implementing key features for new and existing
products within the EBSCOhost environment.

Write detailed technical database design specifications that instruct software
developers how to map bibliographic data sources to EBSCO's proprietary
format; includes writing instructions for mapping data to XML and to MARC21

Generate descriptions of required indexing tables; specify search tags and
search limiters; map fields for authority files; and specify the database
display on EBSCO interfaces.

Work closely with software developers and quality analysts on product
configurations and complex data transformations to ensure accurate technical
implementation of database functionality and appearance according to

Provide troubleshooting support from a technical design perspective for
existing products.



  * Master of Library Science degree, or comparable experience
  * Minimum of two years in the field of librarianship or bibliographic 
database development or design, including demonstrated experience creating or 
manipulating bibliographic data in a searchable database environment
  * Minimum of two years of demonstrated experience with web-based 
bibliographic database search and retrieval techniques
  * Minimum of one year demonstrated experience with indexing methods as 
applied to bibliographic data
  * Minimum of one year demonstrated understanding of MARC21 bibliographic 
  * Minimum of one year demonstrated experience reading and understanding 
documents in XML format
  * Minimum of one year demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects 
concurrently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Preferred Qualifications:

  * Business analysis experience preferred, including project analysis, 
requirements production and management, process flow documentation
  * Experience reading or writing XSLT preferred
  * Ability to work well in a team environment
  * Excellent technical communication skills, both verbal and written
  * Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  * Familiarity with standard bibliographic format standards (e.g. DUBLIN CORE, 
METS, MARC21) preferred
  * Strong analytical abilities
  * Ability to operate a personal computer 7+ hours a day

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