LINGUIST List 23.622

Mon Feb 06 2012

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese: Software Tester/Linguist, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Christy Bird <>

Date: 06-Feb-2012
From: Mandy Iverson <>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese (Traditional/Simplified); Software Testing: Software Tester/Linguist, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler HillJob Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.comJob Rank: Software Tester/Linguist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Software Testing

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Appen Butler Hill is currently looking for a US based ChineseTraditional/Chinese Simplified Software Tester/Linguist for an immediateproject. The consultant will work remotely for approximately 20 hours perweek until the end of 2012.

The Software Tester/Linguist is responsible for reviewing the quality oflocalized software, documentation, and training content through linguistictesting, across multiple projects and will work with Localization ProjectManagers, external vendors, software development, and productmanagement to design, develop, deliver, and maintain high-qualitylocalized products.

Key Responsibilities:- Testing products, documentation, and training prior to release- Owning, seeking feedback on, and resolving language-related issues- Creating language-specific test cases- Auditing vendor deliverables- Managing terminology and translation memory- Developing and maintaining translation style guide

Required Skills:- Degree in Linguists, Computer Science, or other related field- Very strong attention to detail- Experience with software testing- Experience translating or reviewing products, documentation, or trainingcontent- 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

Preferred Skills:- Experience in international business- Experience with translation memory and translation memorymanagement- Knowledge of translations tools such as Trados or SDLx- Experience with software translation tools such as Passolo or Catalyst

Additional Information:Projects require excellent English reading, writing and communicationskills. Strong computer skills in a Windows environment and greater thanaverage comfort with software and technology are expected. US residentsmust have US work authorization (US citizen or permanent resident).Unfortunately, Appen Butler Hill cannot sponsor employment visas at thistime. You will be required to sign a legally binding non-disclosureagreement at the time of contract negotiation.

This is a contract position.

Compensation:We offer a competitive, hourly pay rate DOE (to be paid as 1099 self-employment income).

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2012

Web Address for Applications: Information: Mandy Iverson Email:

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