Overview

This role is part of our operations and technology teams and is key in ensuring that we have the necessary technical support for our production team to enable us to handle projects efficiently and to the specifications agreed with our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Project & File Analysis
  • Identify and use the most appropriate localisation approach
  • Advise and support our project managers in technical projects
  • Advise our clients on technical aspects of projects
  • Assume ownership for assigned projects
  • Prepare files for translation and create localisation kits
  • Carry out quality checks
  • Use and support translation tools
  • Compile, test and debug localised products, where needed
  • Basic network and IT administration tasks, where necessary
  • Document important project related information

Technical Skills:

  • Min. 4 years in engineering, preferably in localisation
  • Experience with recent Windows operating systems. Macintosh or Linux operating systems knowledge is a plus
  • Solid file manipulation, scripting and data parsing experience
  • Solid working knowledge of Unicode and multibyte character sets, as well as character encodings
  • Solid working knowledge of Software localisation tools (Developer Studio, Passolo, Helium, Catalyst or similar tools)
  • Solid working knowledge of TM tools, such as SDL Studio, MemoQ, Memsource, Cloud-based CAT tools (Wordbee, XTM, Memsource, etc.)
  • Knowledge of compilers like MS Visual Studio (Visual C++)
  • Knowledge of file formats and markup languages: HTML; XML; JSON; Java, properties, resx resources
  • Experience with multimedia formats, Flash, Captivate, Articulate Storyline
  • Experience in a programming language such as C/C++, VB, Java
  • Knowledge of databases
    Knowledge of TMS an advantage
  • An understanding of and experience in QA processes and methodology

Personal Skills and Qualifications:

  • Focuses on customers’ objectives
  • Communicates well with technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Works well in a team or independently
  • Enthusiastic about new technologies
  • Proactive
  • Identifies and solves technical problems quickly
  • Enjoys multi-tasking, managing their time effectively and prioritising tasks
  • Works calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Ideally with a degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Knowledge of a foreign language an advantage

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