Job Description: The Data Conversion Specialist will be responsible for converting PDF documents into XML format, ensuring that the converted documents maintain the integrity and formatting of the original PDFs. This role requires a keen eye for detail, excellent technical skills, and the ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines.
Convert PDF journal articles and documents into XML format.
Ensure the accuracy and consistency of data during the conversion process.
Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to document conversion.
Collaborate with the IT team to improve conversion processes and tools.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of XML standards and best practices.
Review converted documents for quality control and make necessary adjustments.
Work closely with editorial and production teams to ensure timely delivery of converted documents.
Provide technical support and training to other team members, if needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
Proven experience in data conversion, specifically PDF to XML.
Strong understanding of XML, XSLT, and related technologies.
Proficient in using conversion tools and software.
Excellent attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical issues.
Good organizational and time management skills.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Experience in the publishing industry, particularly with academic journals.
Familiarity with typesetting and layout software.
Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or Perl.