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Senior Localization Engineer

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Job Purpose

We are looking for a Localization Engineer, who will be in charge or all technical aspects of the localization process. Your responsibility will be to perform localization engineering tasks on projects adhering to instructions, with required quality and within set time. If you have a technical background and interest in localization, keep on reading.

About The Strategic Solutions Group (SSG)

The Strategic Solutions Group, part of RWS’s Language Services division, works closely with major accounts and clients of all sizes who are going global with specialized localization services. These services cover the entire localization spectrum, from translating content, media, and audio to creating engaging eLearning programs and transcribing highly impactful marketing campaigns. The SSG works closely with RWS’s Language eXperience Delivery (LXD) platform, which includes 2,000 in-house linguists, and a network of more than 29,000 translators, who use RWS’s proprietary machine translation, AI, and translation productivity tools, to deliver a 24/7 service to clients.

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare files needed for localization, hand-offs to vendors and hand-backs from vendors
  • Create or modify processes and tools necessary for localization process or potential engineering related issues
  • Communicate with vendors and provide technical support with CAT tools
  • Create or modify documentation for new or existing processes and tools
  • Create or modify processes, tools and scripts needed for building process
  • Owns technical expertise related to the project
  • Deploys technology and automation to improve processes –
  • Investigates localization issues/bugs and proposes or makes fixes

Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of file formats and file management.
  • Knowledge of any programming language
  • Knowledge of regular expressions
  • Familiarity with version control systems is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge Passolo and Alchemy Catalyst localization tools is a plus
  • Communicative level of English
  • Attention to detail

Life at RWS

At RWS, we’re here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding.

As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone.

We work with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors.  

If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you’ll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong.

We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise.

RWS Values

Get the 3Ps right – Partner, Pioneer, Progress – and we´ll Deliver together as One RWS.

For further information, please visit: RWS  

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