Italian Translation Specialist

Full time Amazon in E-Commerce | Retail
  • Seattle, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: December 13, 2019
  • Apply Before : January 27, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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  • Experience Level Associate
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description


Amazon Web Services (AWS), the leader of Cloud computing provider, offers fast, flexible, reliable, and cost-effective cloud infrastructure solutions that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. The AWS Localization team is seeking an experience Italian translator who is as excited as we are to enable AWS to speak the customers’ language. We are eager to help our customers around the world to build state of art IT infrastructure with AWS technology without being blocked by language barrier. The right candidate will be responsible for translating high priority content that requires high quality and quick turnaround translation. The translator will also play a key role in defining the general AWS’ language quality bar, translation guidelines for different asset types; and remove translation blockers for AWS’ outsource translation agencies. You will,
· Translate or bar-raise time sensitive projects to ensure that projects are adhered to the quality standard and delivery SLA
· Conduct periodical quality checks by proofreading/reviewing linguistic work performed by the external vendors
· Drive the standardization of tone and style for the content style with agency language quality assurance experts
· Provide feedback and linguistic clarifications to the translation and language quality agencies and act as an arbiter for quality improvements when needed
· An expert resource for the quality language program to investigate quality variations


· 5+ years experience full-time translation experience
· Bachelor’s Degree required
· A native Italian speaker
· Experience with translation management systems and content management system


· Formal translation certification
· 2+ years of experience working in an enterprise environment
· Hands-on experience with localization platforms & tools
· A quick learner with logical thinking, analytical/problem solving, and planning skills
· Excellent written and verbal English-language communication skills
· Master’s degree in translation or linguistics discipline is highly preferred
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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