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Junior Localization Engineer

Full time TransPerfect in IT | Telecommunications
  • New York, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: March 30, 2021
  • Apply Before : April 28, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Entry level
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description


  • Provide daily, project-based technical support to production and sales departments
  • Facilitate company-wide technology rollouts
  • Assist project managers and linguists in troubleshooting issues related to the translation process
  • Validate new features in our CAT tool, TM Server and Analysis Package products
  • Management of Translation Memories (TMs)
  • Automation of file analysis, parsing, and filtering
  • Write scripts and/or macros in various programming languages to automate repetitive tasks performed by project managers
  • Prepare various file types for the localization process (including re-coding and script writing as needed) to ensure compliance with clients’ requirements and integrity of data
  • Provide quotes on new projects for sales and production upon request
  • Work closely with Software Product Managers to report and test fixes for bugs found by product users
  • Perform other special projects or duties when required


Fluency in English

  • Knowledge of computer, scripting, and markup languages including (but not necessarily all of) VB, VBA, C++, Perl, ASP, Java, JSP, XML, HTML, XLIFF
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe software, and Internet software
  • High level of proficiency in Windows platform
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Avid curiosity and desire to improve processes


Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent


  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Knowledge of regular expressions and XPath
  • Knowledge of Mac and Linux platforms
  • Experience in a related field, with experience as a Localization Engineer preferred but not required
  • Experience as Project Lead on a notable and/or innovative industry specific development
  • Knowledge of Translation Memory/CAT Tools (Wordfast, SDLTrados, MemoQ)
  • Experience with Content Management Systems

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