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Localization Engineer

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Job Title: Localization Engineer

Location: Romania and other Eastern European Countries (Remote/On-site options available)

Company Overview: Stepes is a leader in providing global translation and localization services. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and a vast network of linguistic experts, we help businesses succeed in international markets by ensuring their products and services are accurately translated for global audiences in over 100 languages. 

Job Summary: As a Localization Engineer at Stepes, you will be responsible for the technical aspects of translating and localizing content across various platforms and formats. You will work closely with translators, project managers, and clients to ensure the seamless integration of translated content into target locales, maintaining high-quality standards and meeting project timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare, analyze, and manage files for localization using CAT tools and localization software.
  2. Work with various file formats (XML, HTML, JSON, etc.) and content management systems.
  3. Develop and maintain scripts and tools to automate localization processes.
  4. Solve technical problems related to language, formatting, and encoding.
  5. Ensure that localized content meets functional, linguistic, and cultural requirements.
  6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to manage project workflows.
  7. Provide technical support and guidance to translators and project managers.
  8. Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in localization.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Translation Studies, Linguistics, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience as a localization engineer or in a similar technical role within the localizationindustry.
  3. Strong knowledge of CAT tools (e.g., SDL Trados, MemoQ) and localization platforms.
  4. Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript) and regular expressions.
  5. Experience with different file formats and encoding standards.
  6. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  7. Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  8. Good communication and teamwork skills.
  9. Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  10. Fluent in English; proficiency in additional languages is a plus.

What Stepes Offers:

  1. A dynamic and multicultural working environment.
  2. Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  3. Competitive salary and benefits package.
  4. Flexible work arrangements.
  5. A commitment to innovation and excellence in the localization industry.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter detailing their suitability for the role to careers@stepes.com.

Stepes is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.