Localization Project Manager

Spectraforce

Austin, Texas


2 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Localization Project Manager
Duration: 4 Months
Location: Austin, TX (Hybrid)
 
Summary
  • The Localization Project Manager will lead localization projects from the Identity Management Services (IdMS) team.
  • As an LPM in our team, you will closely collaborate with partners across Engineering, QA, Design, Product, Marketing, Legal, and more.
  • The right mix of linguistic, technical, and interpersonal skills is the key to success in leading localization and QA efforts in up to 40 languages simultaneously.
  • This is a hands-on role leading UI features localization efforts through the software development lifecycle from gathering final copy, getting it translated and reviewed, then tested in-context including various rounds of bug fixes and escalations to appropriate teams for resolution.
 
Responsibilities
  • End-to-end planning and management of localization projects to ensure timely deliveries of UI features with the highest quality.
  • This process includes adhering to exacting security and confidentiality requirements while collaborating with both external and internal partners.
  • Supervising translation and QA tasks prioritization, responsible for creating detailed localization requirement documents such as project planner and test plans which are implemented first-hand before handing off to our LQA testers to complete at scale.
  • Collaboration across localization teams to create and maintain glossaries and reference materials in up to 40 languages to ensure consistency across our ecosystem (software, marketing, support…).
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones to identify the best localization strategies around new and current brands.
  • Contribution to project kick-offs and quality analysis meetings by communicating project timelines, resources and risk management, content needs for validation, on-device testing and localization sign-off across multiple platforms.
  • Tracking, addressing, and raising issues while proactively managing risk and effectively communicating status throughout the development cycles.
  • Acting as the primary point of escalation for queries from translators, testers, and localization peers. Providing them with ongoing localization QA support and feedback.
  • Implement and foster globalization/internationalization/ localization best practices.
 Preferred Skill
  • Strong familiarity with our ecosystem (hardware, software and services)
  • Sufficient understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to see the big picture and to handle some ambiguity
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $45.00/hr.

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