Technical Localization Specialist

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

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EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings.

Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

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Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

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Job Description

To fuel our expansion and support our global business needs, we are seeking for an experienced Technical Localization Specialist / Localization Engineer to join our Product Management team. This role will be responsible for streamlining our localization processes to ensure the highest quality of our product in all languages.

Job description:

  • Supports end-to-end translation workflow with automations and integrations - Wordpress, Figma, InDesign, internal tools, CMS;
  • Explores and expands the use of TMS features, e.g. project automation, storage of translation IDs in Memsource; 
  • Ensures internationalization at the coding level, e.g. RTL, date formats, complex tagging; 
  • Checks various file types for localization issues prior to the translation process in TMS/CAT tools;
  • Gathers and analyzes localization data, e.g. edit distance;
  • Manages Translation Memories, e.g. regular clean-ups of deprecated terms or offline translation updates;
  • Creates, maintains and archives new segmentation rules, filter configurations etc. and utilities to pre- and post-process localizable content;
  • Works closely with App Support to coordinate fixes for bugs found by product users;
  • Investigates the possibility of LQA in test environment, production of localized and pseudo-localized assets for an LQA team to identify and report issues;
  • Drives initiatives related to translation quality and process improvements;
  • Identifies technology gaps, proposes plans, and implements new technologies;
  • Sees into selecting a CMS; 
  • Helps to create and maintain processes documentation;
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with numerous teams and vendors to set, manage, and meet stakeholder expectations;
  • Supports the localization project management team in peak times or to cover for absentees.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or masters degree in Localization, Linguistics, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in localization, linguistics, translation, or related experience
  • You are a native or proficient speaker of English (additional languages are a significant plus).
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel, basic familiarity with bug tracking software (e.g. Jira) and character encodings (e.g. Unicode, UTF8, ANSI, ASCII, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the market and all stages of development
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • A highly collaborative and innovative spirit & a whole lot of flexibility
  • A keen eye for detail

Additional Information

Location: Warsaw/Remote from Poland

Everyone at EcoVadis contributes to a culture of trust, respect and empowerment. Our growing team in Poland is full of talented professionals from various fields who all share a desire to change the world.

We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one with extensive onboarding, mentoring and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules so you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones.

Our team enjoys the benefits of flexible working. Some of us work from home and some prefer to work from our easily accessible (metro, tram, bus, bike, suburban train) office hub in the heart of Warsaw. We have regular onsite and online team breakfasts. Our CSR team coordinates events where we can give back to local communities and ecosystems. At the office you can chill in break areas, enjoy a panorama of Warsaw or visit our lovely terrace.

EcoVadis will support you with all the necessary office equipment, holidays in line with Polish labor law, optional (fully covered or co-financed) health care and life insurance, Multisport card, French or Polish classes as well as a lunch card. Everyone at EcoVadis can also use a community service day when volunteering.

Please, share with us your English CV and we can guarantee a response to every application. A new job with purpose awaits you!

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity and inclusion and does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique.

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