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Kforce XML DITA Developer in Durham, North Carolina

Kforce has a client in Durham, NC that is looking for a remote XML DITA Developer.Overview:This position is for a skilled software developer that is familiar with software and technology used to transform technical documentation for publication. Job responsibilities include the design, development, troubleshooting, and maintenance of tools and processes that convert technical documents written in DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) to publishable formats, including HTML5 and PDF. Primarily we need someone who can upgrade our instance of DITA-OT from version 3.2 to the current version (3.6.1). As part of this process there are a large number of custom internal document transforms and extensions/customizations on top of DITA OT that this person will need to be able to understand, review with the Product Owner to determine if still needed, then make the necessary updates for those that remain to work with the current version of DITA-OT. The XML DITA Developer would also fix outstanding bugs, implement new requirements, and educate/train other devs on the team to also help with DITA related tasks.The selected candidate will become a member of the Digital Content Services team, which provides tools to business units and technical writers for the purpose of creating documentation in support of internal products. This is an established team with an established product that continues to evolve with new capabilities and technologies.Specific responsibilities include: * Own the design, code, and test of customized document transforms that are based on the DITA Open Toolkit * Understand technical documentation architecture and content strategy * As a XML DITA Developer, you collaborate with a world-wide team across different time zone using Agile and DevOps principals * Work with end users to help troubleshooting issues and help improve overall user satisfaction of support tools * 4 years of experience with XSLT * 4 years of experience with XSL-FO * 2 years of experience with DITA Open Toolkit * 2 years of experience with authoring content with DITA * 1 years of experience with GitHub and Slack Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:50.00Maximum Compensation:65.00