Software Localization Engineer Welocalize
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Software Localization Engineer (SWL) is responsible for all facets of localization including but not limited to project preparation, localization production, issue resolution, and project delivery for medium to large software, online help or multi-media projects to meet client specifications. The SWL must have attention to detail and the ability to create and adapt.
Ability to Lead medium to large Projects
Effectively communicate technical knowledge and resolutions to translators, vendors, and other members of the project team
Preparation, Analysis, and Post-processing of files for localization
Set up and maintain file structure for localization
Set up and use localization tools
Manage Translation Memory setup and standards for each client
Communicate to project managers the processes associated with technology and tools.
Manage files using version control systems
Provide technical support for localization projects
Troubleshoot ? Solution of problems that arise in engineering process
Compile and improve localized product until it meets quality standards
Verification of localized product for publication or production
Delivery of localized product for publication or production
Responsible for assuring that localized product retain the same design, appearance and functionality as the original source product and in accordance with client specifications
Determine counts of files, words and numbers of Graphics in the files
Edits graphics and grabs screens within established quality standards and budgeted hours
Capture/Edit screenshots, video/audio to replace original elements in the source material
Test; compile engineering components before localization to ensure compilation works correctly
Participate in the improvement of the Engineering process.
Provide training and support to the production team on the localization tools used.
Report problems and status
Communicate with the Global Production Manager for status reports and issues in team. Reporting should be accurate, should be proactive, and on a timely basis
Meet with clients as required by project manager (Project status, problem solving, kick-offs, post project reviews etc.)
Computer experience working with multiple Operating Systems: all Windows platforms, UNIX, and Mac.
Familiarity with international software development, testing, and user acceptance
Strong interpersonal skills: teamwork, able to learn new skills quickly, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A good understanding of the overall localization business (outside of engineering) and the company strategy.
Must have experience in three of the following:
3-5 years of experience in localization
College degree in related area and/or related experience in language or software localization.
Other required skills
Language: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED