TransPerfect

Linguistic Quality Assurance Specialist (English native level)

ID
2017-9561
Category
Linguist
ES-Barcelona

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Linguistic Quality Assurance (LQA) Specialist works within the division's Linguistic Quality Assurance Department and is responsible for providing linguistic QA support to Project Managers and Account Managers across multiple offices.  The position is part of our Medical Device Solutions division. 
 

Description:

  • Evaluate project specifications and formulate risk-appropriate QA strategy, including resource selection and implementation of quality control steps
  • Conduct Linguistic Risk Analysis and develop specifications and guidelines for freelance translators and QA professionals
  • Coordinate development and management of lexicons and glossaries
  • Oversee linguistic QA process and resolve questions from translators and QA professionals throughout the project life cycle
  • Cross-reference QA findings across multiple languages
  • Complete linguistic proofreading and quality assurance review

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Native or almost native fluency in English preferred and at least one foreign language (fluency in multiple languages is a plus)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in a team-oriented, deadline-driven production environment
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Team-player attitude; must be able to successfully balance shifting priorities
  • Good working knowledge of MS Word; familiarity with CAT tools a plus
  • Ability to make efficient in-process decisions based on knowledge, experience, and expert input

Valued But Not Required:

  • Professional translation related work experience 
  • An active interest in developing language skills and expertise in medical subject matter

Overview

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, 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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