Localization Engineer

Localization Engineering
US-NY-New York


We are looking for a Localization Engineer to be a part of our internal technology team responsible for managing TransPerfect’s localization assets, CAT tools and optimization of translation workflow. The successful candidate would work alongside our Senior Localization Engineers and Technology Project Managers assisting in technology rollouts, daily support and validating new features in our CAT tool, TM Server and Analysis Package products.


This represents a unique opportunity for a Localization Engineer to augment their existing skill set with cutting edge technologies and open new and exciting career paths for themselves.


Some Attributes of Successful Candidates

  • Team player
  • Thrive in a fast pace, collaborative work environment
  • Problem solver able to come up with creative solutions for complicated files and workflows
  • Self-motivated to learn and become an expert in localization and our company’s products


  • Preparation and optimization of files for translation process (various file formats)
  • Managing Translation Memories (TM)
  • TM leverage optimization
  • Troubleshooting issues coming from production, originating from translation process
  • Support file quoting  for large scale document projects
  • Create scripts and/or macros to support repetitive tasks performed by project managers
  • Work closely with Software Product Managers to
    • Collect user stories from product stakeholders
    • Define new features and improvements of the software products
    • Provide test cases for QA
    • Provide documentation and training to product users both internal and external

Skills Required

  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of computer languages (VB, VBA, C++), scripting (Perl, ASP, Java, JSP) and markup languages (XML, HTML, XLIFF)
  • Knowledge of regular expression and Xpath
  • Knowledge of Windows, Mac and Linux platforms
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university
  • 1-3 years of experience in Localization Engineering
  • Experience with Translation Memory Tools
  • Experience with Software Localization
  • Experience with CAT tools
  • Experience with content management systems


  • About TransPerfect
  • For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.
  • With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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