Sr Content Integration Engineer

Date:  May 13, 2023

Remote, MA, US, 01938

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.


Would you like to join a team dedicated to delivering high-impact content to students, researchers, and medical and business professionals? As a Senior Content Integration Engineer, you’ll support a growing portfolio of research database products as part of a cross-functional ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) team. Your overarching goal will be delivering content to customers as quickly and as accurately as possible. This role contributes to all aspects of the data value stream and the implementation and maintenance of products - including designing and executing product implementation plans, meeting operational SLAs, and achieving established quality standards. To get the job done, you’ll blend data analysis and technical acumen with knowledge of bibliographic metadata and academic research. At the end of the day, you’ll be delivering valuable content to researchers across the world, making it easily accessible whenever and wherever they need it.


What You’ll Do:

  • Define metadata transformation processes that manipulate bibliographic data sources to EBSCO’s proprietary format
  • Operate automated tools and processes in order to acquire, transform and load content within established quality and lead time targets
  • Analyze third-party data sources to perform quality checks, resolve defects, and prepare data for transformation and loading
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Agile Product Owners, and fellow Content Integration Engineers to support scoping and executing projects as part of the SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprises) planning process
  • Develop a technical understanding of a large-scale, multifaceted ETL pipeline, and use that understanding to diagnose errors, identify areas for optimization, and deliver content to customers
  • Collaborate with other CI Engineers on ETL tool configurations, evaluating existing tools and proposing ideas for innovative solutions
  • Use facts, data, metrics, and structured problem-solving methods (such as A3) to craft a narrative and make the case for change, within the team’s strategic goals
  • Adapt to and lead change in with a relentless eye for improvement
  • Act as a peer-coach and mentor to fellow Content Integration Engineers
  • Take an active role in planning short- and long-term efforts for yourself and your team


Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in data science, information science, computer and information technology, or related field
  • 2-3 years experience analyzing, organizing, or creating bibliographic metadata, including familiarity with MARC
  • 1-2 years experience with data analytics tools and method, including SQL
  • 1-2 years experience with structured data formats such as, JSON, XML
  • Exceptional communication and analysis skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, or related field
  • 1-2 years experience with low-code development
  • 1-2 years experience with Python or other programming languages
  • 1+ years in an Agile and/or Lean/Agile environment


Target Annual Compensation Range: $57,510 - $82,155. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO)



We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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