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LINGUIST List 24.2170

Thu May 23 2013

Jobs: German; Indonesian; General Ling: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-May-2013
From: Danielle Davis <djdavisappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: German; Indonesian; General Linguistics: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                            Indonesian (ind)

Description:

Position Summary:
Native speakers of German and Indonesian to serve as localization quality analysts. As part of a team that manages the overall localization program within the software organization, consultants will be responsible for reviewing the quality of localized software, documentation, and training content through linguistic testing, across multiple projects, in their specific languages. Consultants will work with localization project managers, external vendors, software development, product management, and internal localization quality analysts to design, develop, deliver, and maintain high-quality localized products.

Project Information
- Location: Remote US or Canada
- Hours: 20 hours per week, on average
- Length: through mid-June 2014

Key Responsibilities
- Auditing vendor deliverables for accuracy, style, consistency, and appropriateness for context (including user interface issues)
- Performing linguistic testing of software, documentation, and training prior to release
- Managing terminology
- Developing and maintaining translation style guide
- Owning, seeking feedback on, and resolving language-related issues
- Creating language specific test cases

Qualifications (Required knowledge, skills and abilities)
- Degree in linguistics, translation, computer science, or related field
- Very strong attention to detail
- Experience translating or reviewing products, documentation, or training content
- Solid knowledge of software development practices
- Exceptional communication abilities and interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to lead and influence others across multiple teams
- Proactive person who takes initiative and suggests improvements
- Desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
- Native speaker of German or Indonesian

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience with software testing
- Experience in international business
- Experience with translation memory and translation memory management
- Knowledge of translations tools such as Trados or SDLx
- Experience with software translation tools such as Passolo or Catalyst

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=F67FDF9F649CFC4459E22314FB77A70F.NA10_primary_jvm?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=586
Contact Information:
Danielle Davis
Email: djdavisappenbutlerhill.com

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