Overview

Are you fascinated by other languages and cultures? Do you enjoy having a direct impact on customers around the world? Do you have a strong technical background and love finding creative technical solutions to challenging problems?

The Successful Candidate Will Be Able To

Amazon Business represents an incredible opportunity to address a vast new market segment and customer base and is an area of high interest for Amazon. Our customers include individual professionals, small businesses to large institutions (and everything in between). Our business customers have different needs than the traditional Amazon customers, so we are reinventing how we add and display business selection, price products, and provide the right customer experience. The Amazon Business Customer Service team is currently looking for an experience Translation and Localization Project Manager to grow our localization capabilities.
Work closely with external vendors and internal customers
Work closely with external vendors and internal customers
Develop project plans, establish SLAs and workflows
Manage time, budget, resources, and quality control
Maintain and improve linguistic assets such as translation memories and terminology database.
Work with partners to improve machine translation systems and measure their impact
Proactively collaborate with relevant stakeholders to resolve questions or issues related to source file discrepancies, terminology, language quality and workflow
Manage localization success metrics, including financials.

Company:

Amazon

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications
5+ years experience as Localization and Translation Project Manager
Solid in-depth knowledge of internationalization and localization
Thorough understanding of localization file formats (HTML, XML, etc.) and CAT tools
Excellent English-language communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
Strong stakeholders management and project management
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and in a fast-paced environment
Proven abilities in project planning, resource and risk management
Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment
Preferred Qualifications
Content Management Systems (CMS)
Hands-on software UI and Web UI localization experience
Fluency in a non-English language
Project Management certification
Advanced Excel skills, ability to create macros or other task automation

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

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About Amazon

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Founded by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, Amazon fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries - all shipped from his Seattle-area garage.

Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to Amazon.com to research and develop technology that improv