Date de publication 23.11.2023

French Localization Linguist

Description & Requirements

Provides translations for software UI and online help, printed documentation and any other content relevant for product release and/or company operations. Serves as linguistic and quality-assurance expert on outsourced translation and localization activities. Possesses very good knowledge and understanding of computer-assisted translation (CAT) technology and is comfortable within the IT context. Operates under minimal supervision. Typically reports to the Translation Resource Manager.


• Using CAT technology and in-house proprietary tools, provides clear, concise and user-friendly translations from a source language into a target language.

• When translation work is outsourced to a vendor, performs quality assurance and linguistic checks according to departmental guidelines.

• Performs post-editing when Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is used.

• Creates and maintains terminology and translation memory databases.

• When applicable, performs quality-assurance testing on target-language applications. Provides linguistic feedback from a target-language end-user's perspective.

• Manages workload effectively, consistently meeting project milestones set by Localization Project Managers.

• Provides accurate accounting of work and time allocation.

• Works proactively to build knowledge of assigned applications and use of CAT technology.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Higher-level degree or translation accreditation combined with relevant work experience

• Requires three to five years of translation experience

• Native speaker of target language with near-native written and spoken English

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently

• Able to work effectively as part of distributed, virtual project teams

• Excellent PC skills, including high-level knowledge of computer operating systems, MS Office applications and CAT technology

• Possesses very good knowledge and understanding of CAT technology and is comfortable within the IT context

Preferred Qualification:

• Industry specific knowledge or experience

• Experience in handling translation of marketing and/or educational materials

About Infor

Infor is a global leader in business cloud software products for companies in industry specific markets. Infor builds complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploys technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily into existing systems. Over 60,000 organizations worldwide rely on Infor to help overcome market disruptions and achieve business-wide digital transformation.
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