Serco Inc.

SGML/XML Programmer/Developer

Recruiting Location : Location
Information Technology
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

In this SGML/XML Programmer/Developer role, you will:

  • Create, update, and maintain Digital Support Suites (DSS) for TMSS.
  • Assist in training authors, editors and other users of TMSS DSS.
  • Work closely with TMSS analysts to create and maintain SGML Digital Support Suites (DSS) to support AF TMSS user requirements.
  • Analyze, document, and map Air Force Operations and Maintenance requirements found in existing Air Force Technical Manual Specifications and Standards (TMSS) to SGML/XML markup notation. This involves marking up the SGML/XML documents on all the ways to use attributes based on business rules defined for the Air Force.
  • Meet with subject matter experts within the organization to gather process information and/or requirements.
  • Design and document new processes and obtain organizational feedback.
  • Communicate process flows or requirements to staff for software development efforts or as part of procedural training.


To be successful in this roll, you will have:

  • Three to Five years’ experience with markup languages, at least two of which must be with SGML/XML.
  • Familiarity with the XML/XSLT/XSL-Formatting Object (FO)/Schema expertise.
  • Development and testing of TMSS digital publishing tools to include DTDs and style sheets is a plus.

Desirable Experience:

  • Knowledge of XML schemas is a plus.
  • Three to five years of relevant work experience relating to AF Technical Orders is desirable.
  • Desire experience in an Air Force Technical Data environment.
  • Proven ability to function in a team environment.


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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