French Translation Specialist

  • Eligibility to work in the US is a must
  • 5 years experience full-time translation experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A native French speaker
  • Excellent written and verbal English-language communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Hands on experience with conventional translation editing environments
  • Experience with translation management systems and content management system
  • Experience and good knowledge of the translation workflow within the end to end localization cycle

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the leader of Cloud computing provider, offers fast, flexible, reliable, and cost-effective cloud infrastructure solutions that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. The AWS Localization team is seeking an experience French translator who is as excited as we are to enable AWS to speak the customers’ language. We are eager to help our customers around the world to build state of art IT infrastructure with AWS technology without being blocked by language barrier. The right candidate will be responsible for translating high priority content that requires high quality and quick turnaround translation. The translator will also play a key role in defining the general AWS’ language quality bar, translation guidelines for different asset types; and remove translation blockers for AWS’ outsource translation agencies. You will,
  • Translate or bar-raise time sensitive projects to ensure that projects are adhered to the quality standard and delivery SLA
  • Conduct periodical quality checks by proofreading/reviewing linguistic work performed by the external vendors
  • Drive the standardization of tone and style for the marketing content style with agency language quality assurance experts
  • Provide feedback and linguistic clarifications to the translation and language quality agencies and act as an arbiter for quality improvements when needed
  • An expert resource for the quality language program to investigate quality variations

  • Formal translation certification
  • Fluent knowledge for both French spoken in France and Canada a big plus
  • 2 years of experience working in an enterprise environment
  • Hands-on experience with localization platforms & tools
  • A quick learner with logical thinking, analytical/problem solving, and planning skills
  • Master's degree in translation or linguistics discipline is highly preferred

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