The machine translation space is evolving fast. In just a couple of years, technology to enable good quality machine translations has evolved more than in previous decades, and TransPerfect is excited to lead the technology when applied to achieving the business goals of globalized corporations. In order to support the expansion of the machine translation (MT) team in Barcelona, we are looking for a Machine Translation Software Developer.

As part of our MT team in Barcelona, you will work not only with experts in the technology to develop new solutions to satisfy the needs of our clients in verticals such as Life Sciences, Travel & Hospitality, or Media, but also with qualified linguists to understand their requirements and make their work more attractive. You will understand and improve our current portfolio of technologies and also advance the state-of-the-art in machine translation technology, including Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and other machine learning technologies.


Define MT solutions to deal with complex content types including user generated content.
Write code to improve how linguists interact with MT.
Collect and categorize big data.
Train and improve existing machine translation engines (statistical MT and Neural MT).
Develop automated technologies for the real-time improvement of MT engines.
Participate in the product roadmap.
Research & Development of new products and services following a lean start-up methodology.




Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics.
Preferred specialization in natural language processing, machine translation, or machine learning.
Experience in designing machine translation solutions.
3+ years of related work experience.
Solid software development experience with languages such as C/C++, Python, Java, and Perl.
Preferred full-stack development skills.
Good written and spoken communication skills.

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

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About TransPerfect

The world's best businesses know that potential customers can be anywhere. TransPerfect helps our clients to BE EVERYWHERE. With global headquarters in New York and offices in 85 cities across 6 continents, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and related technologies.

The TransPerfect family of companies offers a full range of language and business solutions, including:

- Translation and Language Services
- Website and Software Localization
- Globalization management Technology
- Multicultural Marketing
- Legal Support and E-Discovery
- E-Learning Platform Internationalization