24.2170, Jobs: German; Indonesian; General Ling: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

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Subject: 24.2170, Jobs: German; Indonesian; General Ling: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

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Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 10:11:37
From: Danielle Davis [djdavis at appenbutlerhill.com]
Subject: German; Indonesian; General Linguistics: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA

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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill 
Job Location: Washington, USA 
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                      Indonesian (ind) 

Description:

Position Summary:
Native speakers of German and Indonesian to serve as localization quality
analysts. As part of a team that manages the overall localization program
within the software organization, consultants will be responsible for
reviewing the quality of localized software, documentation, and training
content through linguistic testing, across multiple projects, in their
specific languages. Consultants will work with localization project managers,
external vendors, software development, product management, and internal
localization quality analysts to design, develop, deliver, and maintain
high-quality localized products.

Project Information
- Location: Remote US or Canada
- Hours: 20 hours per week, on average
- Length: through mid-June 2014

Key Responsibilities
- Auditing vendor deliverables for accuracy, style, consistency, and
appropriateness for context (including user interface issues)
- Performing linguistic testing of software, documentation, and training prior
to release
- Managing terminology 
- Developing and maintaining translation style guide 
- Owning, seeking feedback on, and resolving language-related issues 
- Creating language specific test cases

Qualifications (Required knowledge, skills and abilities) 
- Degree in linguistics, translation, computer science, or related field 
- Very strong attention to detail 
- Experience translating or reviewing products, documentation, or training
content
- Solid knowledge of software development practices 
- Exceptional communication abilities and interpersonal skills 
- Proven ability to lead and influence others across multiple teams 
- Proactive person who takes initiative and suggests improvements 
- Desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 
- Native speaker of German or Indonesian  

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
- Experience with software testing 
- Experience in international business 
- Experience with translation memory and translation memory management 
- Knowledge of translations tools such as Trados or SDLx 
- Experience with software translation tools such as Passolo or Catalyst



Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=F67FDF9F649CFC4459E22314FB77A70F.NA10_primary_jvm?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=586 
Contact Information:
	Danielle Davis 
	Email: djdavis at appenbutlerhill.com 





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